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Where does Ebola come from?

How eating bats, washing victims' bodies, and a lack of doctors are all contributing to the worst Ebola outbreak of all time.
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Amazon wants publishers to make their e-books cheaper. Publishers, particularly Hachette, want to preserve their position as cultural gatekeepers. Who will blink...
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Comment: Who wins in the name game?

From dating to job prospects, a name has remarkable power over the path of its owner's life.
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Rather than recuperating the black diggers and soldiers from minority communities into the “militarisation” of Australian history, let’s use their stories to cast...
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The sanctions against Russia just announced by the EU and the US are widely reported to be the harshest since the end of the Cold War. But what are these...
As we approach the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, who or what is shaping the way we remember it?
The sudden escalation of rocket attacks from Gaza in recent weeks has renewed interest in the Iron Dome, which remains a stop-gap measure tailored to the specific...
Since it claimed its first victims in Guinea last March, the Ebola virus epidemic has killed 660 people in three countries and infected nearly 1,100—more lethal...
I recently spoke Russian for multiple days for the first time in more than a decade. It did not go smoothly.
No matter how hard we try, we can't make our pets live as long as we do. Owners may need to start asking themselves how much is too much.
For many people living with this common disease, the most debilitating symptoms are shame and isolation.
A century on, we're still paying the price.
Greater “work for the dole” and work search requirements also have far-reaching implications for employers and organisations who host “work for the dole” programs.

Comment: I hope your steak gores you

American Bill Hillmann, co-author of a popular bull run guide, was recently gored in Pamplona. The public's response shows just how much perspective has been lost...
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