Virus pioneer warns of Ebola ‘perfect storm’: Everything is there for it to snowball

Peter Piot, the Belgian scientist who co-discovered the Ebola virus in 1976, on Tuesday said a “perfect storm” in West Africa had given the disease a chance to spread unchecked.“We have never seen an (Ebola) epidemic on this scale,” Piot was quoted by the French daily Liberation as saying.“In the last six months, we have […]

Will Jeremy Lin Start For the Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers acquired Jeremy Lin, aka “Linsanity” from the Houston Rockets in July. We know that Lin is talented offensively, while he’s somewhat defensively challenged. He has the potential to score 16 or 17 points per game for the Lakers this season. However, with Steve Nash in the fold for one more season, we still don’t […]

Did Tony Soprano Die At the End of the Sopranos?

Wanna know if Tony died or not at the end of The Sopranos? Do you really? Because David Chase has apparently answered the question, and it’s tucked inside a lengthy piece at Vox about the man and his motivations and influences. Okay, here goes: Is Tony dead or what? We were in a tiny coffee shop, when, in the […]

NBA expanding space behind basket and reducing number of photographers

The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety. The new regulations, calling for an extra foot of open space on both sides of the basket stanchion, were sent to teams Tuesday by league president […]

Usher Gets Caught Checking Out Kim Kardashian’s Booty at MTV VMAs

All eyes were on Kim Kardashian West at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night — and Usher couldn’t resist taking a peek at her assets!The “Love in This Club” singer was snapped giving the look of approval to the reality star, who showed some major cleavage in a heavily embroidered Balmain mini dress.Mrs. Kanye West attended the awards show with her two […]

How The New Ebola Outbreak Started

The largest outbreak of the deadly disease Ebola was caused by an infected bat biting a toddler say a group of international researchers. The 17-strong team of European and African tropical disease researchers, ecologists and anthropologists have spent three weeks investigating the outbreak of the disease in Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast and Nigeria. The researchers […]

UK Ebola patient gets experimental drug

His doctors say Mr Pooley is a “remarkable and resilient young man” and he “couldn’t be in a better place”. The volunteer nurse from Eyke, Suffolk, was exposed to Ebola while working with patients in Sierra Leone. He returned to the UK on Sunday and is being kept in a special isolation unit at the […]