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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week - 11/03/14

This week we have four newcomers in our chart.<p>Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is the most downloaded movie.<p>The data for our weekly download chart is …

In Defense of Slut-O-Ween

The Internet is abuzz with debate about whether it’s OK for women to dress ‘sexy’ for Halloween parties. Surely this should be one day of the year …

Wait, Americans Spend How Much on Halloween?

The National Retail Federation estimates that people will cough up $350 million just on Halloween costumes—for their pets.<p>U.S. retail sales were disappointing in September, worrying analysts that consumers may be feeling stretched or cautious as the biggest shopping season of the year rolls around. …

Forget Kale. Try These Three REAL Superfoods

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a fan of kale.<p>But kale is absolutely, positively not a superfood.<p>A superfood is high in protein, low in fat, gluten-free, …

The News is Grim Until You Look at The Data | The Takeaway | WNYC

A new website uses historical data and graphical analysis to show us that despite the news, we really are better off.

Poll: 45% Worry That They or a Family Member Could Contract Ebola

Forty-five percent of Americans are concerned that they or a family member will contract Ebola, and a majority – 63 percent – are worried that the U.S. will see a large number of Ebola cases in the next year, according to a poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation.<p>According to the poll, a quarter of …

'Ebola winning the race,' says UN official Anthony Banbury

<b>The UN's Ebola mission chief says the world is falling behind in the race to contain the virus, with thousands of new cases predicted by December.</b><p>"It is running faster than us, and it is winning the race," Anthony Banbury told the UN Security Council.<p>The World Health Organization (WHO) says 4,447 …

Disease

Should You Stock Up On Chocolate Bars Because Of Ebola?

Jack Scoville was buying himself a chocolate bar a few weeks ago — Hershey's, milk — at a corner store in Chicago. And he noticed the price was just a bit higher than he's used to paying: 5 or 10 cents more. His first thought was not to blame a greedy store owner or the executives in Hershey, Pa.<p>He …