Ahamada Abdallah

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Meet the PupScouts, the Dog Version of the Girl Scouts

I hung out with the pampered dogs of New York's PupScout Troop 4 as they held a meeting in the park and walked across the Brooklyn Bridge, attracting throngs of admirers.<p><i>All photos by author</i><p>Bella Mia’s has one of the biggest bedrooms I’ve seen in New York City. When I visited her this summer, toys …

Fast-tracked Ebola vaccine is now being tested in West Africa

In the immediate aftermath of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, several drug companies quickly ramped up work on developing a vaccine for the deadly virus. Now, one of those vaccines is undergoing trials in Mali and, if testing goes as planned, it will be deployed in the hardest-hit West African …

How to Take Your Startup Global (on a Shoestring Budget)

<i>Alec Lynch is the founder and CEO of global crowdsourcing startup DesignCrowd.</i><p>If you run a startup or online business (or have an idea for one), there’s a good chance the opportunity for your venture is a global one.<p>However, conventional startup wisdom seems to be: start local, then go global. …

Ending soon: Last chance to get Karma Go, Tunes Cleaner, IDrive, and more [Deals]

Cult of Mac Deals is all about bringing you the best of the best in cool gadgets and services at rock bottom prices. Unfortunately, these sweet deals can’t stick around forever.<p>Today we feature 4 hot deals that are ending very soon. Don’t wait to take advantage of these, or you could miss your …

Ebola: U.S. troops battle invisible enemy in Liberia

The general and his soldiers have spent more than a decade at war in Iraq and Afghanistan but this could be one of their toughest battles yet.<p>Their enemy this time is not soldiers or militants. It is Ebola -- invisible and killing thousands in Liberia.<p>Maj. Gen. Darryl Williams, the commander of …

Brain: Why exercise boosts IQ

If you want your mind to be sharper, the evidence suggests you should visit the gym. But how can exercising your muscles boost your brain power?<p>We tend to assume that brains don’t go with brawn – but that assumption is turning out to be seriously flawed. As the latest video from the Head Squeeze …

Same-sex marriage can begin in Idaho, after justices deny a stay

Same-sex marriage can move forward in Idaho after the Supreme Court on Friday refused the state's request to delay implementation.<p>It was unclear when gays and lesbians in Idaho could legally wed, but the decision will make Idaho the 27th state to allow same-sex marriage.<p>The high court's …