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Ebola survivor Will Pooley to donate blood to create treatment

British Ebola survivor Will Pooley is to give blood to help create a cure for the deadly disease as experts warn it might never go away<p>British nurse Will Pooley who contracted Ebola while working in Africa has agreed to donate blood plasma to treat victims, officials have said, as fears were raised …

Ebola patients left to lie on the ground

On the day the new Ebola clinic in Liberia opened, ambulances waited outside. Inside the ambulances were desperately ill patients who had come for treatment but instead would be left to lie on the ground as others walked by.<p>The Island Clinic and its 120 Ebola treatment beds opened to fanfare Sunday …

Ebola could become a 'permanent human feature', WHO warns

Projections for the spread of the deadly virus show that 1.4 million people across west Africa could be carrying the infection by 2015<p>The number of Ebola cases in west Africa could surpass 1.4 million by January and the disease could become endemic, scientists warned in two separate reports …

Obama: Syria strikes show coalition

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The United States is doing what it must to "take the fight to terrorists," leading a coalition of Arab nations in a series of airstrikes against the so-called Islamic State terror group in Syria, U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday.<p>At the same time, the United States took action -- on …

Obama: 'We live in a complicated world'

Deeper Than Swords: 10 Reasons We're So Hooked On 'Game Of Thrones'

Once hailed a <b>“</b>big-budget nerd-out,” HBO’s hit series <i>Game of Thrones</i> has gone beyond that, piercing the hearts of many more than the boy nerd demographic alone. Not only do non-nerds watch it, but people (yes, even women) who haven’t historically been into fantasy fall for it. And hard.<p>So what is it …

'Game Of Thrones' Creators: 'We Made A Bunch Of Mistakes' In The Premiere Episode

The HBO series is now the most-watched show in the network's history . It recently surpassed "The Sopranos" with an average of 18.4 million viewers per episode. However, there was a time the creators of the show feared the series may not come together.<p>On an episode of " The Writers Room ," a …

Awesome Game of Thrones Art Exhibition

In Austin, Texas, Mondo Gallery has been showcasing artwork dedicated to the hit HBO series <i>Game of Thrones</i>. The special exhibit celebrates the epic fantasy, featuring the works of some incredible contemporary artists including a submission by My Modern Met favorite Audrey Kawasaki. In addition to …

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Hodor From Game of Thrones Launches Thrones-Themed DJ Tour

Australians looking to show off their love of <i>Game of Thrones</i> on the dancefloor are in luck.<p>Kristian Nairn, the actor who plays Hodor on the HBO show, …

'Game of Thrones' Star Says TV Has The Best Female Characters

Advertising [x]<p>by Andrew Dyce<p>– on<p>in TV News<p>It may have first been promoted as a fantasy tale of war and magic, but HBO's fantasy adaptation <i>Game of</i> …

Sunday Sweets: Cakes of Thrones

What's cold and sharp and bled all over?<p><i>(By a friend of this redditor, no name listed)</i><p>THE IRON THRONE!<p>(Eh? EH??)<p>So gather your dire wolves, dragons, …

Make-Up Artist Creates Styles Inspired by Game of Thrones

New Zealand-based make-up artist Allison Chase has taken her most recent inspiration from the HBO series <i>Game of Thrones</i>. In this stunning collection, each one of the artist's inventive make-up designs is intended to reflect some of the character-specific qualities from each noble house in the show. …

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The 15 Most Fashionable Films on Netflix

Binge fashionably with a stylish movie marathon. Plus, see the best new films on Netflix this month.<p><b>1) How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)</b><p>If there's anything more stylish than a Marilyn Monroe movie, it's a Marilyn Monroe movie that co-stars Lauren Bacall and Betty Grable. The powerhouse trio is …

5 Reasons Why I’m F***ing Done With Rooftopping

So it has been an amazing run. I owe a lot to my ‘rooftopping’ adventures. I’ve sold prints, had gallery shows, been on TV, in magazines, on the …

Happy 100th birthday, Leica!

As the world's original mobile camera celebrates its centenary, top Guardian photographers send their birthday messages to the little black box that changed their world<p>Now that we all carry cameraphones in our pockets, it's hard to imagine that the biggest breakthrough in photography actually …

This Backwards Video Sends an Anti-War Message That’s Impossible to Ignore

Words simply won’t do this ad justice, and that ought to be the beginning and end of this post. But just in case you need further encouragement to …

The True Henri Cartier-Bresson

Over the years, the famed photographer's work has been the subject of many shows. But a new retrospective in Paris takes a more complete look at the …

M∙A∙C Cosmetics Channels 'Rocky Horror' With New Collection

Photo: MAC<p>Even if you haven't had the unique (to say the least) experience of participating in a midnight showing of the <i>Rocky Horror Picture Show</i> (singing along, yelling profanities, throwing toast), you're probably still familiar with some of the film's iconic characters. The cult classic has had …

Scottish independence: Majority of Scots back using pound, says survey

<b>A majority of Scots think an independent Scotland should continue to use the pound, according to the Scottish Social Attitudes survey.</b><p>The annual survey showed 68% favoured using the pound in an agreement with the rest of the UK, with just 14% favouring a new currency.<p>Support for independence had …

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World's first surviving panda triplets born in Chinese zoo

A Chinese zoo has unveiled newborn panda triplets billed as the world's first known surviving trio, in what it hailed as a miracle given the animal's famously low reproductive rate.<p>The mother, named Juxiao, which means "chrysanthemum smile", delivered the triplets at Guangzhou's Chimelong safari …

Robin Williams's death: a reminder that suicide and depression are not selfish

News broke today that Robin Williams had passed away, due to apparent suicide following severe depression. As the vast majority of people will likely have already said, this was terribly heart-breaking news. Such an iconic, talented and beloved figure will have no shortage of tributes paid to him …

Pioneering new injection to cure heart failure without need for major surgery

The technique, which involves a simple injection, could aid the recovery of hundreds of thousands of heart failure patients - and could even consign heart transplants to history.<p>A pioneering new treatment that allows damaged hearts to recover without the need for major surgery is being trialled by …

Immortal - Photographs byVee Speers | LensCulture

The idea of stopping time and preserving fleeting moments is, in many ways, at the heart of photography and central to human desire. Psychologically and emotionally, humans have always dreaded growing old, losing youthful vigor, and falling prey to the weaknesses of old age, faulty memories, …

Robin Williams Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams was found dead Monday morning just before noon. He was 63.<p>…

Tributes pour in for US actor Robin Williams

<b>Tributes have been pouring in for US actor Robin Williams, who was found dead in an apparent suicide at his home near San Francisco on Monday.</b><p>"Robin was a lightning storm of comic genius and our laughter was the thunder that sustained him. He was a pal and I can't believe he's gone." - Film …

Robin Williams a Roots Fan? Questlove Recalls an Unlikely Admirer

<i>Robin Williams’ death has caused a flood of tributes and remembrances from his friends and co-workers. One unlikely anecdote came from Roots drummer</i> …

Robin Williams: online tributes to man who 'gave so much to so many people'

After the news broke that comedian and actor Robin Williams had been found dead at his California home, tributes began to pour in from friends and colleagues.<p>Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo)I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine …