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Lessons Learned from the Ebola Epidemic

Global awareness of the Ebola epidemic has not translated into effective action. As organizations such as Samaritan’s Purse and Doctors Without Borders continue to engage in the fight against the deadly virus, here are some lessons learned to date.

Saudi religious police beat man for using women's ATM

A British man was reportedly beaten by Saudi Arabia's religious police after using a women-only ATM with his wife at a supermarket.

The Food Gap Is Widening

Wealthy people are eating better than ever, while the poor are eating worse.

Norwegian Cruise Lines to Acquire Prestige Cruises for $3 Billion

38 minutes agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Norwegian Cruise Lines announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Miami-based upper-premium and luxury cruise ship operator Prestige Cruises International for just over $3 billion. The post Norwegian Cruise Lines to Acquire Prestige Cruises for $3 Billion appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

The Best and Worst Banks, Based on Checking Account Fees

Many bank fees are unnecessary—and often outrageous, possibly costing over $700 a year depending on your usage. WalletHub compared 25 of the biggest banks to find the most and least affordable checking accounts. Read more...

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Everything We Know

38 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Screw the iPhone 6 unveil because September 3rd, 2014 is the day this month we'll remember. A day where the heavens will open and bestow the greatest gift that can be bestowed: The 2016 Mazda Miata will arise to save you from the burden of weighty, boring automotive conveyances. This is everything we know about it. Read more...

Netflix Wants You To Tell All Your Facebook Friends What To Watch

Everyone’s got one — the movie that makes you who you are, the one that turned on all the lights in your brain and opened your mind to a new reality, one that can only exist upon viewing that particular film. So when your best friend/boyfriend/wife/second cousin Thurman admits to have never seeing The One Movie Essential To Your Being, … [More]

How to Build a 'Sick Day Survival Kit' for Your Kids

Post by Suzee Skwiot. When you least expect it, instead of rolling out of bed and getting ready for school, your little kid will start with the sniffles and then you'll know immediately: today is a sick day. So instead of scurrying and figuring out how you'll adjust the plans for the day, have your own ready-made strategy. Show More Summary

Is Lauren Conrad Hinting at Her Wedding Dress?

39 minutes agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

When Lauren Conrad's friends shared pictures of the bride-to-be's beautiful shower this weekend, we had our eyes on one thing only: the dress. It's not hard to get wrapped up in the gorgeous details - a dreamy spread of roses, pretty china, and an adorable hashtag for the event - but we're zeroing in on the dress for two big reasons. Show More Summary

Trial for indicted Rep. Michael Grimm set for after the November election

Grimm, a Republican facing a challenge from Democrat Domenic Recchia, is facing a 20-count indictment accusing him of cooking the books for a Manhattan health food restaurant.

Healthy Breakfast Ideas for the School Year

Post by Wendi Aarons. Like every mother in America who takes whatever she hears on TV as gospel, I believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In fact, according to a nutrition article I sort of skimmed while half-asleep...Show More Summary

7PM / #AOLBUILD Live Stream with @Zac_Posen

September is here meaning New York Fashion Week is finally upon us! Join #AOLBUILD TODAY as we open our #NYFW week with world-renowned fashion designer, Zac Posen. Watch @AOLBUILD live stream at 7PM (EST) here on with Zac...Show More Summary

Charges dropped: Boy with tumor, family to reunite

British prosecutors are dropping the case against a couple who ended up in a Spanish jail after they tried to get treatment abroad for their son’s severe brain tumor, authorities said Tuesday.

Top 5: Differences between US and German licenses

44 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

If you've ever been to Germany, you know it has a higher bar for getting a driver's license than in the US. Brian Cooley shares his top five observations.

Organic Skyscraper Grows as Occupants Generate Garbage

44 minutes agoLifestyle / House & Home : Dornob

The fact that humans are producing non-biodegradable waste at an alarming rate is hardly contested. There is, however, an ongoing debate about what to do about the problem. French architecture firm Agence Chartier Corbasson have come up with an elegant and eco-friendly solution that could vastly improve our future on this planet. Their idea is […]

Mercedes G65 AMG coming to US for 2016

If you're in the market for a high-performance SUV, you've got plenty of choices at your disposal, and soon you'll have even more. And a healthy portion of those come with a Silver Star on the nose. Mercedes-Benz already offers the ML63 AMG, GL63 AMG and G63 AMG - all powered by the same 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 - in American showrooms. Show More Summary

Wind Power on the Atlanta BeltLine

Giant KNIT pinwheels? Yep, that works. New Art on the BeltLine by Knitterati. eclectic food-for-thought for a changing world

Obama begins European trip to address Russia's new aggression

Amid new concerns about vicious Sunni extremists in the Middle East, President Obama departs Tuesday on a four-day trip to Europe to address another crisis - Russia’s aggression in Eastern Europe.

A Familiar Face on the Atlanta BeltLine!

The face is back! Well, a different face, but the same artist. Bravo, William Massey, yet again! eclectic food-for-thought for a changing world

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