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Dallas Is Not Planning To Kill The Dog Of The Nurse With Ebola — Yet

Dallas officials have decided against killing the dog belonging to the nurse diagnosed with Ebola this weekend.<p>Excalibur, the dog of the Spanish nurse hospitalized with Ebola last week, was euthanized over fears that it could transmit the virus to people and other animals. But this dog will be …

28 Feminist Writers Recommend Books Every Man Should Read

The leaves turn, the air gets colder, and a publication devoted to men makes a list of “80 Books Every Man Should Read” that has just one female …

Books

Man Stabs 2 Veterinarians Over Dead Cat, Police Say

A Washington State man was arrested after he allegedly attacked two veterinarians over the death of his pet cat.<p>Charles Anthony Smith, 57, is accused in the Thursday knife attack on a pair of employees at two Bellingham veterinary clinics.<p>Bellingham Detective Sgt. Mike Scanlon said that Smith held …

Be More Mindful of and Put a Stop to the Stigma of Mental Illness

Friday, Oct. 10 marks World Mental Health Day -- and calls attention to an important topic that deserves more attention. As a psychologist, I'm thrilled to witness the change in society's perceptions of mental illness. Whether you consciously realize it or not, the conversation about emotional …

Secrets Suck

Has anyone heard the song "Secrets" by Mary Lambert? Lyrically, it's one of my new favorites. Here are a few of the most poignant lines, the ones that really hit home for me:<p><i>"I've got bipolar disorder My sh*t's not in order... I've got too many things to say I rock mom jeans, cat earrings</i> …

Scientists find lung cancer can lie hidden for 20 years | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Lung cancer can lie dormant for more than 20 years before turning deadly, helping explain why a disease that kills more than 1.5 million a year worldwide is so persistent and difficult to treat, scientists said on Thursday.<p>Two papers detailing the evolution of lung cancer reveal …

Dying young: Why Brittany Maynard's story resonates

When we think of terminal cancer patients, we don't imagine someone like Brittany Maynard.<p>She is 29 years old. In photos from her wedding, and in snapshots of her boating and rock climbing, she looks young, vigorous and happy.<p>And yet soon, according to her own self-imposed schedule, she will take a …

Parents, You Need to Help Us Manage Stress

There have been a growing number of suicides committed by teenagers in the last four months in Dubai. The devastating occurrences raise several questions: Are parents pressuring their children too much? Is academic competition taking a toll on them? Or, is today's generation too brittle to face …

The Case Against Cooking

The guy from Con Edison comes knocking on our apartment door once a month. He’s there to read the gas meter in our kitchen, where the gas meter is …

Kitchens

Are You Suffering From Low Selfie-Esteem?

Being the tech wizard that I am, I inadvertently pressed the reverse button on my iPhone camera one morning and, voila, the next picture I took was of me. This was my first selfie.<p>It's difficult to describe the feeling that I had. Strange comes closest, but it doesn't quite capture its seismic …

Study shows how exercise protects the brain against depression | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Well conditioned muscles make it easier for the body to purge a harmful protein associated with depression, a new study in mice suggests.<p>“If you consistently exercise and your muscle is conditioned and adapted to physical exercise, then you acquire the ability to express …

6 Fascinating Facts About “Normal Men”

A new survey reveals what guys think about strip clubs, saying “I love you,” getting manicures, and more<p>Of course, there is no one definition for what constitutes a "normal" guy. But that didn't stop <i>Esquire</i> from polling 1,032 men across the country on their behaviors, beliefs, and attitudes on …

Polling

Happiness Is Worth The Mess

My father was a tidy man. He kept his tools in order. Bridles for the horses hung neatly from the proper pegs. He oiled his saddle regularly. Yes, Daddy was a cowboy. During his lifetime, cattle ranching in the Arizona desert wasn't easy. The droughts were long. The rains came rarely. He was no …

2 suicide blasts kill 50 in Yemen

Two suicide bombers spearheaded attacks in Yemen on Thursday that left nearly 70 people dead, including 19 soldiers, as factional violence continued to batter the weakened government.<p>The deadliest of the two attacks targeted a gathering of Shiite Houthi rebels in the capital, Sana. As hundreds …

Kano Review: A $150 DIY Computer and Coding Kit

We live in an age where many children have access to smartphones, tablets and laptops. They’re powerful and intuitive, offering the Web and an ever-growing library of apps to explore. Learning and accessing information has never been easier.<p>But these children, and a ton of adults too, have little …

The Uncensored Truth About Living Alone

As anyone who's ever had a terrible roommate will admit, all it takes is one horror story and the idea of living alone suddenly becomes exponentially more appealing. But before you go through studio listings on Craigslist, it might be worth it to take a minute to decide if flying solo is all that …

Ricky Martin's 'Erection' Tweet Is A Lesson For Fans

Ricky Martin made twitter blush over education.<p>The Puerto Rican singer tweeted an unexpected statement with a powerful message last Wednesday, which has just recently caught the media’s attention.<p>In the early hours of October 1, Martin gave his Twitter followers the following gem:<p>“Education is like …

Inside Lyft's Very Pink Office: The $950 Million Startup Has A Secret Library Where You'll Find The Best Mustaches In History

Its iconic pink mustaches — and even thick strands of the mustaches — are everywhere. Employees can steal away in secret libraries, on the roof deck, or in one of a few cafeterias to get work done.<p>Business Insider visited Lyft in September and sat down with President John Zimmer. Zimmer says when …

More than 30 killed in clashes on India-Pakistan border

Around 30 people have been killed in the worst fighting on the India-Pakistan border in several years<p>Heavy artillery fire across the India-Pakistan border in Kashmir has claimed more than 30 lives and left at least 50 people seriously wounded, according to senior military sources in Islamabad.<p>The …

CDC Director Compares Ebola Outbreak to AIDS Epidemic

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Thursday that the world must act to prevent the current Ebola outbreak from …

Disease

Blast kills 47 at Houthi protest in Yemen, officials say

At least 47 people were killed by an explosion at an anti-government protest by Houthis in Yemen's capital on Thursday, the Yemen health ministry said -- marking just the latest violence during weeks of sectarian and political strife in the country.<p>The explosion occurred at Sanaa's Tahrir Square, …

Off-duty officer shoots, kills man in St. Louis - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Just 12 miles south of the spot where a police officer killed Michael Brown, it happened again: Another 18-year-old died at the hands of police Wednesday.<p>An off-duty officer opened fire on the teen, and the policeman didn't stop until he'd fired his weapon 17 times, authorities say.<p>Anger …

We Might Have to Wait a Little Longer for an iPad Pro

Apple's October 16 announcement invitation said "It's been way too long," but the latest rumors suggest we may have to wait a little longer for a 12.9-inch iPad. An iPad Pro has long been rumored, and makes sense, but Apple's focus now is on meeting the oversized demand of the iPhone 6 Plus. Rather …

Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin

A team of Harvard scientists said Thursday that they had finally found a way to turn human embryonic stem cells into cells that produce insulin. The long-sought advance could eventually lead to new ways to help millions of people with diabetes.<p>Right now, many people with diabetes have to regularly …

Microsoft Promises Its Surface Project Is Here To Stay

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made the pitch this morning that his company’s Surface project is here to stay, hoping to convince potential business customers that investing in the tablet-hybrids won’t leave them in the lurch.<p>Out this morning from Microsoft’s chief is a quote calling the Surface Pro 3 …

A Squeezable Light Bulb That Slurps Up Color

In the last couple of years, color detecting sensors have finally become cheap enough that we’re starting to see a whole host of interesting gadgets that can incorporate Pantone swatches into their functionality. But we haven’t seen anything that looks as fun as the Colorup.<p>Designed by PEGA Design …

Light Bulbs

Slittens: Kittens And Sloths Together At Last

The genius mad scientist behind the SLITTENS Tumblr has managed to tap into an artery of bizarre Internet cuteness that we never even knew existed. …

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Art

Washington school district deems swings dangerous

A school district in Washington state is pulling out the swings at all schools because of pressure from insurance companies over liability, according to KEPR-TV.<p>Richland School District has already torn out swings at some schools and they’re fast-tracking an effort to remove them all.<p>“As schools …

No indictments for Georgia SWAT team that burned baby with stun grenade

A federal prosecutor will review the case of a Georgia SWAT team that threw a flash-bang grenade into a playpen, according to a Tuesday statement.<p>The news comes a day after a state grand jury declined to return an indictment.<p>The incident, which severely injured a 1-year-old child, occurred in May …