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South Sudan vaccination error kills 15 children

<b>At least 15 children have died in South Sudan from a botched attempt to immunise them against measles, officials say.</b><p>They were vaccinated with the same unsterilised syringe, and the vaccine was not stored properly, according to an investigation into the deaths.<p>As a result, the immunisation campaign …

Three new cases of bird flu in Poland

Three new cases of bird flu have been reported at poultry farms in western and southern Poland.<p>The birds were immediately culled, and an area of 3 square kilometers was sealed off around each farm.<p>The H5N8 strain of avian flu is not considered harmful to humans but has been spreading across farms …

Animal brought back to life after spending 30 years frozen

The waterbears were retrieved from frozen moss sample collected in Antarctica in 1983<p>Researchers have successfully revived microscopic creatures that had been kept frozen for 30 years.<p>Tardigrades, also known as waterbears or moss piglets, are tiny water-dwelling organisms. They're segmented, with …

Antarctica

Here's What School Lunches Around the World Look Like

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally published on <i>Food & Wine</i>. Since its publication, sweetgreen released the following …

9 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Apps go on sale all the time, but how do you find the best ones out there and cut through the junk? You tun into our daily posts on paid iPhone and …

Boko Haram kidnap victim: Stigmatized for carrying captor's baby

<b>(CNN) —</b> Um Haleema was just 16 years old when she was kidnapped. Her first few months in captivity, at the hands of militant group Boko Haram, were enough to break anyone's spirit -- let alone that of a teenage girl so far from home.<p>She was captured trying to escape, along with three of her …

Africa

High housing costs hurt effort to aid homeless in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Hours after a Honolulu city crew cleared a homeless encampment from the banks of a canal, the people who had been living there in …

Housing

Unmarried couples caned in Indonesia's Aceh

Three couples have been publicly caned in Indonesia's Aceh after the unmarried university students were caught spending time alone together in violation of the province's strict interpretation of Sharia.<p>A rowdy crowd of about 1,000 spectators shouted as the three men and three women, aged between …

Sharia

“I feel like I die more every day”: The “bed death” of sexless marriage is real, and it’s heartbreaking

<b>(annebaek via iStock)</b><p>Whether it’s been months or years, people in sexless marriages go online to commiserate — and plot their escape<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>April 16, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>"The mistake was getting married." That's how the post begins. Under the handle forever monkey, the 40-year-old woman …

Online Life

Bird flu spreads to Iowa turkey flock; 6th Midwest state

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bird-flu strain that has already led to the deaths of nearly 2 million turkeys nationwide spread to an Iowa turkey farm, …

Environmental Health

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Books

The year-long open marriage experiment: What this woman learned could save your sex life

Robin Rinaldi wanted more passion in her life, so she got an apartment apart from her husband and began exploring<p>Robin Rinaldi's marriage was not a sexless one. "When I polled my married friends," she writes, "I realized how exceptional was the fact that after sixteen years we still had regular sex …

18 Apps That Will Help You Chill The F*ck Out

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Mindfulness

60 Rules For Personal Finance

Personal Finance

The Daily Meal

The Best Recipes That Came From Food Bloggers In 2014

If there's one thing the world doesn't need more of, it's food bloggers. The Internet is packed -- stuffed and basically bursting at the seams -- with thousands upon thousands of food blogs. After a while, they all sort of look the same and if you spend too much time browsing, you run the risk of …

Creamy Mushroom and Kale Lasagna Recipe

<i>Photos by Lindsey Johnson</i><p>This is the first recipe I developed that used cashews to make a creamy sauce. Memories! Misty, cashew-colored memories. …

Cashews

There's just no explaining 2014

Published on December 28, 2014<p><b>It was a year of mysteries</b>. To list some of the more baffling ones:<p>A huge airliner simply vanished, and to this day nobody has any idea what happened to it, despite literally thousands of hours of intensive speculation on CNN.<p>Millions of Americans suddenly decided to …

A User’s Manual for His—And Your—Most-Ignored Erogenous Zone

<b>During Hand Play</b><br>"Put a few drops of lube on your index and middle finger, and gently circle them around the space right behind his balls during foreplay," says O'Reilly. "As he becomes more aroused, press a little harder in rhythm with your stroking or thrusting."<p><b>During Oral</b><br>O'Reilly suggests …

Why Your New Year’s Diet Will Fail

It may be the most ubiquitous resolution of them all, but losing weight for good is a losing battle for almost all of us—and it’s not even a surefire …

Make This: How to Transfer Your Photos to Wood

I've seen plenty of tutorials out there detailing how to transfer prints onto wood. This simple project will turn your prints into something uniquely …

Fact on Twitter: "A map of every single McDonalds in the United States: http://t.co/h1h5KpnrZa"

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2014 Core77 Design Awards Spotlight: Food Maps, a Delicious Look at Cuisine Trends Around the World

Some of us plan vacations based on a region's culinary specialties—which, for the record, is completely legitimate and delicious. Scouring travel …

Daily life in North Korea | North Korea

There is a popular saying, "Wherever there is oppression, there is resistance". This oft-quoted statement might sound lofty and uplifting, but, alas, it is patently false. As experience of the 20th century politics demonstrates well, it is quite possible to organise a state in a way that precludes …

10 First-Class Airplane Seats That Are Nicer Than Your Apartment

As some airlines gut their frequent flyer programs, increase fees and cram more seats into coach, others are pushing the boundaries of flying luxury with of over-the-top first class suites.<p>Airlines are betting that these opulent accommodations will drive up profit margins and yield greater revenues …

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Fist Bump, Doc? Handshake Ban Suggested in Health Care

If a doctor, dentist or nurse reaches out to shake your hand, should you: (a) reciprocate and extend your hand, (b) shake at least once or twice but don’t pump or hold hands for more than five seconds, (c) make eye contact and smile while shaking or (d) recoil in horror, shove your hands deep into …

Health Care

Alabama teen suspended after opting out of standardized test

An Alabama teen says she was suspended from school after she refused to take a local assessment test, contrary to an earlier report from WAAY-TV that the test was aligned with the state's Common Core curriculum.<p>Alyssa McKinney, an eighth-grade student at Whitesburg Middle School in Huntsville, …