The World Health Organization is pleading for a global investment of nearly $1 billion to fight the spread of Ebola, warning that the amount is merely the minimum needed to keep infections of the deadly virus "within the tens of thousands." Read full article >>
Rumors that one of the two Viennese teenagers who fled Austria to fight in the holy war in Syria is dead are thought to be untrue and actually both are pregnant.
This year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe—the same number as died during all of last year. About 500 Syrians, Palestinians, Egyptians, and...
The art of rhetoric is not dead.
The effectiveness of playing dead to dupe a predator is specious. And after this botched trick play over the weekend by Arkansas State's football team, we must also question the effectiveness of playing dead to dupe the University of Miami's defense. Show More Summary
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed at least 2,500 lives, and a treatment or vaccine is still at least months or years away. But what if deadly viruses like Ebola can be effectively treated without the need for a vaccine? Read full article >>
Who says that the Walking Dead only eat brains? Prove them wrong by wearing this The Walking Dead Walker Torso Apron while grilling some hamburgers or making dinner in the kitchen. I don’t think anyone is going to notice any stains on this apron. This creepy apron is the perfect gift for any fan of […]
And how a great professor changed my mind. Alissa's note: This reflection is part of a series on "Watch This Way" called "Rewind," in which movie critics and film buffs reflect on how a film they watched in the past and what it means to them today. He’s leaving. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, Valve's 2009 zombie shooter, Left 4 Dead 2, was reclassified under Australia's new R18+ rating. Previously, the game had to be censored so it could be sold under MA15+, Australia's then-highest rating for games. Now, due to the reclassification, an uncensored version is available to Australia. Read more...
MICHAEL PRESS: “The Lying Pen of the Scribes”: A Nineteenth-Century Dead Sea Scroll ( The Appendix ). A long and interesting article on the Shapira affair which is worth reading in full. Dr. Press does not dispute that the Shapira scrolls...Show More Summary
The trick here is that a player plays dead. It was not a good trick. We didn't see this Saturday,when it actually happened, but this, via Sean Korte, is the worst fake punt in the history of fake punts. Watch it a million billion trillion times. This happened in the second quarter of Miami's 41-20 win, and at the time, the score was only 20-7. Show More Summary
Erika Murray, 31, who faces charges including fetal death concealment, witness intimidation and permitting substantial injury to a child, is now being held in a prison treatment unfit for inmates who could pose a danger to themselves, her lawyer said Monday.
Syfy's off-the-rails bio-thriller Helix has revealed the first look at the non-Arctic Season 2. Following in the footsteps of Speed 2: Cruise Control, this time, it?s on a boat. Or at least part of it is. Click To Continue Reading
Urban Outfitters is once again under fire; this time for offending the masses with its “blood spatter” Kent State sweatshirt. In 1970, police left four people dead in the Kent State Massacre. This is not the first time we’re been offended … The post Urban Outfitters Under Fire for Bloody Kent State Sweatshirt appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.
Some tropical reptiles may be able to adapt quickly to climate change rather than go extinct as widely expected, a Dartmouth-led study finds. The research is the first direct measurement of climate-driven natural selection on the thermal...Show More Summary
Once upon a time, Lindsay Lohan bragged about handling Whitney Houston's body bag. And no, my friends, that is not a Mad Lib. More » In Which Lindsay Lohan Brags About Handling Whitney Houston’s Dead Body is a post from Crushable - Entertainment, Hot Guys, Movies and Celebrity News.
A critical part of America's plan to resolve all issues left unresolved after nine years of war and occupation is to divide the indigenous Sunnis from the "foreign" Sunnis, i.e., ISIS, and "unite" Iraq. As counter-insurgency theory teaches, bad guys can only thrive when they have local support, what Mao called the "water we swim in." There is a familiar ring to the plan.
Valve has released an update for the Australian censored version of Left 4 Dead 2 on Steam so it will now include all the cut content. At the time of its 2009 release, Australia deemed the game too offensive for its MA 15+ rating, which was the most mature rating available for games. Show More Summary
Aston Martin is still deciding on a future SUV model.
War and peace factions are at odds in Ukraine. The war factions claim Putin cannot be trusted. Meanwhile the peace factions have finally had enough. The likely loss of Mariupol within weeks was simply too much to take. One thing is certain,...Show More Summary