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You Are Not Nearly Scared Enough About Ebola

Attention, World: You just don’t get it.<p>You think there are magic bullets in some rich country’s freezers that will instantly stop the relentless …

FICO changes may save consumers billions -- but not soon, experts say

America's most widely used credit-scoring system is being revised to reduce the negative effect of overdue medical bills and to quit penalizing consumers who pay off debts that had been assigned to collection agencies.<p>The changes to the hugely influential FICO scoring system could make it easier …

Personal Finance

WHO: Ebola outbreak in West Africa an international health emergency

Global health experts on Friday declared the Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa an international health emergency that requires a coordinated global approach.<p>Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are battling the Ebola virus, which has also spread to Nigeria. The virus has killed 961 people from the …

Just look at this crazy deep-ocean power source

A Florida-based startup called Crowd Energy will be turning to Indiegogo to continue work on its Ocean Energy Turbine, a slow-turning mill that its creators believe can harness megawatts of clean power from just a single unit — enough to light thousands of homes.<p>Underwater turbines are nothing new, …

In The Genes: The Celebrity Kids Taking the Spotlight

Get to know the talented celebrity offspring upholding the family name.<p>Get to know the talented celebrity offspring upholding the family name.<p>Gigi Hadid<p>Brooklyn and Romeo Beckham<p>Dylan Penn<p>Ansel Elgort<p>Amber Le Bon<p>Anna Cleveland<p>Atlanta de Cadenet<p>Dakota Johnson<p>Ethan Peck<p>Eve Hewson<p>Hailey Baldwin<p>Peter & …

'Vampire' burial in Poland keeps alive the myth that will not die

No top teeth and with a stake through the leg, the skeleton exhumed in Kamien Pomorski<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Exhumed skeleton in Poland revealed unusal bural practices<br>• Some believe medieval burial was connected to fear of vampires<br>• Vampire folklore strong in the Eastern European country<p><i>25 years since</i> …

Bear In A Hammock: Hammock Later Removed By Owner

A black bear that had wandered through a Florida neighborhood causing a ruckus capped things off by climbing into a resident's backyard hammock.<p>The furry visitor spent about 20 minutes on Thursday evening hanging out in the Daytona Beach hammock, TV station WKMG reports.<p>Soon after the bear headed …

Dolphins help scientists rescue drowning girl - Unexplained Mysteries

Can dolphins save lives ? Image Credit: CC BY-SA 2.0 Vince Smith<p>A young girl's life was saved when a school of dolphins lead a research team to her …

The Month In Plagues: A Polio Emergency, A Tornado of Mosquitoes, And More

<b>In pathogens news</b><p>Health experts are still arguing whether or not to save the last stores of smallpox, which are in high-security labs in the US and Russia. Quartz, io9, and Nature News have stories. And speaking of smallpox, a new smallpox-like-virus emerged in Georgia (the country).<p>Polio continues …

UFO Sighting: Jelly Fish Shaped Object Spotted Hovering over Waglan Island in Hong Kong [VIDEO]

On 27 March 2014, an unidentified flying object was reportedly being spotted hovering around the Waglan Island, Hong Kong, China. The object looked …

Scientists prove that 'beer goggles' do exist - Unexplained Mysteries

Drinking too much can make you more reckless. Image Credit: sxc.hu<p>According to new research, drinking too much really can make someone appear more …

The Weirdest Object in the Universe

As long as Manhattan, 100 times hotter than the Sun, 400 trillion times as dense as water, with a pull 100 trillion times stronger than Earth’s …

Robot Truck Convoy Tested In Nevada

Optimus Prime came home and got a day job.<p>Like Olympic skiers racing in single file to reduce air resistance, two 18-wheeler trucks in Nevada recently proved that uncomfortably close convoys can save drivers fuel and money. The key, instead of bold Olympic athleticism, is robotic assistance. A …

CraveOnline

News Flash: Straightening Your Curls Is Really Unhealthy

Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza.<p>Heat damage is a serious issue. And, though "blowfrying" your curly hair straight won't give you permanently straight …

Associated Press News

Baseball-Size Hail Hits Nebraska as Tornado Threat Looms

Baseball-size hail came down in Nebraska Tuesday as a dense pattern of severe weather moved across several states in the Plains and Midwest.<p>Emergency sirens went off mid-afternoon in Omaha, Nebraska, after the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the eastern and central …

Weather

U.S. official: 'Dangerous' Russian jet fly-by was 'straight out of a movie'

A Russian fighter jet buzzed dangerously close to a U.S. military plane in April, a U.S. official said Tuesday, describing the fly-by as "straight out of a movie."<p>The Russian jet flew within 100 feet of the nose of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane over the Sea of Okhotsk between Russia and …

Manifestation Station, Clever Disappearing Utility Box Mural by Mona Caron

“Manifestation Station” is a clever mural on a utility box in San Francisco that, when viewed from a specific vantage point, replaces the unsightly …

Streetwear

The Most Dramatic Dinner Plates Will Emphasize Your Meal

Ghostly Photographs That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Just over a year ago, photographer Christopher McKenney trekked into a silent forest with nothing but a sheet, a chair, a frame and his camera. With …

The Three Basic Cooking Techniques that Work in a Coffee Maker

Whether you're stuck in a hotel for an extended stay or your dorm room just doesn't have any other options, your coffee maker is a surprisingly …

Coffeemakers

Don't Ever Hesitate to Do Something

Don't ever, EVER, hesitate to do something because you are too shy or think you could fail. Not many years away you will look back and be ready to …

Schadenfreude

Anyone Who Keeps the Ability to See Beauty Never Grows Old

en_US<p>article<p>Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. - Franz …

Franz Kafka

People Rarely Succeed Unless They have Fun in What They are Doing

Who said the office can’t be fun?<p>In a Silicon Valley loft sometime not quite 20 years ago, someone asked a question very much like this and decided …

Startups

Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Wall Art

If you have an old t-shirt that you love but don't want to wear, or used to wear all the time but is now too small, one way you can continue to …

Wall Art

4 Ways to Stick to Your Fitness Routine This Summer

Don't let beach days mess with your workouts—here's how you can have both.<p>As much as you may love the salty aroma of the ocean and warm, sun-kissed skin in the summer, the season has one little blip: You may be tempted to exercise less. In fact, fewer people sign up for workout classes in July and …