While we have been told that the Ebola disease typically dies on surfaces within hours, a study, citing tons of research, concludes it can survive for more than seven weeks under certain conditions.
The tests, conducted by the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) found that the Zaire strain of the Ebola virus can live on samples stored on glass at low temperatures for as long as 50 days.
The left-hand charts plot survival rates of Zaire strain of Ebola (Zebov) and Lake Victoria marburgvirus (Marv) on glass (a) and plastic (b) at 4° (39°F) over 14 days. Continue reading
Steve Mason and his wife Darnelle are being mercilessly tapped to repay $200,000 in student loans, even though their 27-year-old daughter Lisa Mason died of liver failure.
Unable to swing the $2,000 a month repayment plan, the California pastor says he is also unable to legally declare bankruptcy, as student loan have been conveniently excluded from the program.
Each time they have appealed to the lenders to beg for help, the couple have been told that the only solution is to repay the mammoth loans – some of which have interest rates of 12 percent – in full. Continue reading
Was Elliot Rodger trying to act out the role of a film star when he went on his killing spree?
After all, in his last YouTube video, he cast himself as the movie star.
Police on the island nation of Seychelles say that two former U.S. Navy SEALs found dead aboard the ship Maersk Alabama died of respiratory heart attacks, possibly from drug use.
This is one of the fallen SEALs, Mark Kennedy.
Gigi Hadid was banging Nick Jonas at one point but now she has set her sights on another A-lister in one Cody Simpson.
Simpson, 16, and Hadid, 18, started dating in November and have been snapped spending Christmas and the New Year together. Continue reading
File this gift under, it’s the thought that counts. Pippa Middleton is responsible for giving William and Kate this interesting pair of baby hands and feet cast out of solid silver as a christening gift honoring her new nephew, Prince George.
Some are calling the gift unusual gift while others are calling it plain creepy!
Shahs Of Sunset, Mercedes MJ Javid seen recreating the now infamous Kim Kardashian bikini selfie!
The reality star shared the very revealing snap showing off some of her own dangerous curves. Maybe more than necessary.
Khloe Kardashian snapped stepping out with her kin, Kourtney, Kendall and Kylie while showing up at the iHeartRadio music festival in Las Vegas on Saturday. By the looks of Khloe’s ring finger, she still has high hopes her druggy hubby, Lamar Odom, will someday be wandering back to the homestead.. We wouldn’t hold our breath Khloe, that is as long as the ex-NBA baller is hooked on smoking the crack. Continue reading
You may remember JoJo from her hit single, “Leave (Get Out,)” but now the singer is all grown up!
Check out everyone’s favorite Lethal Weapon, Mel Gibson, actually looking lethal for a change! With a little help from his new muscles, hair and hormones!