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Dallas Ebola patient is in critical condition, hospital says

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, is now in critical condition, a Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital spokeswoman said Saturday.<p>The Liberian man had previously been listed as being in serious condition. Hospital spokeswoman Candace White offered no new …

F-15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia

A pilot is missing after an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Virginia's Augusta County, authorities said.<p>It was not immediately clear whether the pilot ejected, Air Force Col. James Keefe, 104th Fighter Wing commander, told reporters.<p>"People are on site. We actually have …

So, Is Beyoncé Going to Accept the Ice Bucket Challenge?

She just got nominated.<p>Really, it was only a matter of time before Queen B was called up to the Ice Bucket Challenge plate. But were you expecting her nomination to come from Portuguese sexpot soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo? I was not, but I'm certainly happy it did, not only because — as is part …

20 Incredibly Breathtaking Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

The world we are living place is just wonderful – <i>wonder-full</i> ! Truly, it is filled with wonders to be explored and discovered. There are so many …

Tin replaces lead in new solar cells - Futurity

A lead-free solar cell made from tin is environmentally friendly and can be produced without any sophisticated equipment or hazardous materials.

Kill Switches Will Save Your Smartphone

With smartphone theft on the rise, we need remote-wipe features more than ever<p>On an otherwise ordinary Saturday, someone grabbed Kristine Swartz’s iPhone from her gym locker. At first she was annoyed—phones are expensive and filing a police report takes time, with little hope of recovery—but then …

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Scientists can trace your ancestors to within 30 miles using DNA

You might know where your forebears lived a few generations prior, but how about the exact village they came from -- <i>1,000 years</i> ago? Thanks to DNA sequencing, it's now possible to find that out in many cases according to researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK. The aptly-named GPS or …

New super-heavy Element 117 confirmed by scientists

Atoms of a new super-heavy element the as-yet-unnamed element 117 have reportedly been created by scientists in Germany, moving it closer to being officially recognized as part of the standard periodic table.<p>Researchers at the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research, an accelerator laboratory …

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Islamic Benificial Page

Islamic Benificial Page. 1.2K likes. WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF ISLAM “We are a people whom Allah gave might and glory to through Islam, so we will …

FBI Examining Malaysia Airlines Pilot's Flight Simulator

The FBI is examining the home made flight simulator that belonged to the captain of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight and a key question will be …

How To Be As Elegant As Aerin Lauder

Start with some blue and white.<p>Aerin Lauder cuts hydrangeas in her Southampton garden.<p>Aerin Lauder unquestionably inherited significant style from her grandmother, Estée. A style that, she's now made all her own, effortlessly extends to all aspects of her life—what she wears, what she puts on her …

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Could Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have slipped by radar?

Could a massive passenger jet slip past radar, cross international borders and land undetected?<p>That's a key question investigators are weighing as they continue the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which vanished March 8 on a flight between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Beijing.<p>Radar does …

Photographer Shoots the Humble Snowflake with his iPhone Camera and a Jeweler’s Loupe

The snowflake is perhaps one of those most timeless of subjects that will continue to fascinate and delight; despite its being around since time …

Sport picture of the day: Paralympic closing ceremony

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Photo of Teary-Eyed Neil Armstrong Taken Right After He First Walked on the Moon

Here’s a small piece of history that’ll get you going and inspired to take on the week: a photo of Neil Armstrong taken only moments after he …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Hillary Clinton Steps Away From Obama on Foreign Policy

In re­cent weeks, as the stan­doff over Ukraine es­cal­ated, Hil­lary Clin­ton did something that she nev­er did as sec­ret­ary of State: She put …

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Navy SEALs take back control of hijacked tanker

U.S. Navy SEALs have taken control of a commercial tanker that had been seized by three armed Libyans this month.<p>In response to the U.S. operation, a leader of the armed federalist group that seized oil ports in east Libya last year released a statement on Monday.<p>In that statement, Ibrahim Jadran …

Nigeria attacks: 100 killed in attacks on villages in Kaduna

<b>At least 100 villagers have been killed in Nigeria's central Kaduna state in attacks linked to disputes between ethnic groups, officials say.</b><p>Heavily armed men entered three villages in the Kaura district in the south of the state.<p>It is not clear who was behind the attacks, but residents blame …

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Crimea votes to secede from Ukraine in 'illegal' poll

Crimea voted to secede from Ukraine in a referendum that most of the world has condemned as illegal. Early results – when 50% of the votes were counted – showed that 95.5% of ballots were in favour of joining Russia.<p>Russia's lower house of parliament will pass legislation allowing Ukraine's …

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