Tag Archives: People

How Many People Are Naturally Immune To Ebola, And How Soon Can We Find Them?

While the Ebola virus infects and kills thousands, it may also be silently building up a natural immunity in some people. It was already believed that survivors of Ebola like Mark Jerry and Zaizay Mulbah – pictured above before their shift working with Doctors Without Borders – have developed antibodies to Ebola and are probably immune once healed. Still, some ...

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Tunisia militant shootouts kill 2 people

Members of the Tunisian National Guard take positions as they secure the scene of a shooting in the Oued Ellil suburb of Tunis, Tunisia, Thursday. A Tunisian official says a security officer has been killed in a shootout that began when a suspect’s home was surrounded near the capital. Interior Ministry spokesman Mohammed Ali Aroui says the exchange of fire ...

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Blind People Have Four Times More Nightmares Than Those With Vision

Nightmares, or bad dreams, have always been a part of sleep. However, some people have had a much harder time than others dealing with the demons that only exist in their dreams. A study conducted in Denmark has been able to conclusively prove that it is the blind who are more prone to suffer from excessive nightmares than those with ...

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Colorado Synthetic Cannabis Side Effects Sicken 221 People

Synthetic cannabis side effects have been identified as the reason for an outbreak of sicknesses in Colorado. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Colorado health officials began investigating the outbreak after hospitals started seeing an increase in emergency room visits by people who had been using the substance in late August. Real cannabis was legalized last year by ...

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America’s Strangest People

The last time Greg Newkirk visited New Orleans, one of his favorite local attractions was an actual local. “I had walked into a shop to ask a few questions and ended up getting a thorough history of New Orleans voodoo by a man who was the nicest self-professed vampire you would ever meet,” says the Cincinnati-based editor of Roadtrippers.com. “He ...

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