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Living With an Ocelot. In a Manhattan Apartment.

mashable.com — Photographer Al Fenn Visited the Manhattan apartment home of Si and Meg Merrill. Fenn was on assignment for LIFE magazine to do a photo essay on living with an ocelot. More correctly a tree ocelot, also known as a margay, a smaller, lighter, tree-dwelling cousin of the true ocelot.

New Jersey Health Care Worker Tests Negative for Ebola in Preliminary Test

mashable.com — A health care worker with a recent history of treating Ebola patients in West Africa, and who was quarantined, has tested negative for the disease in a preliminary test, the New Jersey Department of Health announced Saturday. The patient arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday.
Oct 25, 2014

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Oct 25, 2014

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Fallen Canadian Soldier's Emotional Journey Home

mashable.com — The procession for the body of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo traveled from Ottawa to the fallen Canadian soldier's hometown of Hamilton, Ontario, along the Highway of Heroes on Friday. Renamed in 2007, the highway is a stretch of Ontario's Highway 401 that runs from Trenton, Ontario, to Toronto, and commemorates Canadian soldiers who have died, according to CTV News.

Jack Bruce, Bassist for Supergroup Cream, Dead at 71

mashable.com — Jack Bruce, the bassist for legendary rock supergroup Cream, has died. He was 71. Bruce's family announced his death via Facebook and the musician's official website. "It is with great sadness that we, Jack's family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad and all-round legend," the statement said.
Oct 25, 2014

Jack Bruce, the bassist for legendary rock supergroup Cream, has died. He was 71. on.mash.to/1uVb2Tn pic.twitter.com/ZEd9iXgD2d

Apple Retina 5K iMac Has a Screen That Can Stop Traffic

mashable.com — Mashable Choice highlights the products and services we've tested and would recommend to others. Consider it Liked, Favorited, +1'ed and Pinned. There is a lot to like about Apple's 27-inch iMac With Retina 5K Display.

This Is the Human Behind 'Humans of New York'

mashable.com — Mashable covers the top social media news on topics like Facebook, YouTube, Gmail, Twitter, Amazon, Pinterest and More.

WHO: Number of Ebola-Linked Cases Passes 10,000, Nearly 5,000 Dead

mashable.com — DAKAR, Senegal - More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Of those cases, 4,922 people have died. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest-ever outbreak of the disease, with a rapidly rising death toll in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Oct 25, 2014

Mashable: WHO: Number of Ebola-Linked Cases Passes 10,000, Nearly 5,000 Dead ow.ly/2PFa3u

Eyewitness to Hell: Life in Ebola-Ravaged Liberia

mashable.com — I graduated college in May. Three months later I boarded a flight to Liberia to cover the Ebola outbreak. It was only the second assignment of my professional career. I knew it was dangerous, but going to Liberia answered something far more personal. The people of the Ebola-ravaged country have been living a hell for months.
Oct 25, 2014

RT @mashable: This photographer's gut-punching photos show what life is like in an Ebola-ravaged country on.mash.to/1sZjKSz pic.twitter.com/fnyLTNbljL

Oct 25, 2014

RT @mashable: This photographer's gut-punching photos show what life is like in an Ebola-ravaged country on.mash.to/1sZjKSz pic.twitter.com/fnyLTNbljL

Oct 25, 2014

RT @mashable: This photographer's gut-punching photos show what life is like in an Ebola-ravaged country on.mash.to/1sZjKSz pic.twitter.com/fnyLTNbljL

Oct 25, 2014

Moving photos - "In Liberia today, it's the things you can't see that are most lethal." mashable.com/2014/10/24/ebo…

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2014 Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

mashable.com — New York's finest pups marched around in their best costumes Saturday for the 24th annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. Presented by Beggin' Strips dog treats, the event featured hundreds of pooches dressed up in creative costumes. Top dog wins "Best in Show" and total bragging rights at the dog park.

13 Ferocious Hybrid Animals to Creep You Out

mashable.com — The first scientist to examine the platypus believed it to be a hoax, but the creepy animal was not a hybrid of a duck, beaver and otter - it turned out to be real. Despite the living, breathing freak of nature, there are plenty of fictional hybrid animals dreamed up by digital artists with too much Photoshop skills.
Oct 25, 2014

Mashable: 13 Ferocious Hybrid Animals to Creep You Out - The first scientist to examine the platypus believed it t... ow.ly/2PFyBU

33 Last-Minute Couples Costumes You Can Pull Off in a Pinch

mashable.com — October is not a good month for procrastinators. Although it seemed like just yesterday you and your significant other, best friend or favorite sibling were chilling at the beach, Halloween is just around the corner and you still haven't figured out the perfect couples costume.

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's Dogs Will Reportedly Be Cared for by His Mother

mashable.com — The two dogs reportedly owned by Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the Canadian soldier who was killed Wednesday at Ottawa's National War Memorial, will now be cared for by his mother. Kathy Cirillo will look after the German Shepherd mixes, according to CBC News. Nathan's 6-year-old son Marcus, who just started senior kindergarten, will also be under Kathy's care.

No Switching for You! AT&T Locks the Apple SIM to Its Network

mashable.com — If you use your LTE iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 with AT&T, you'd better be prepared to stay with the network. AT&T will lock the Apple SIM card in the device, even though the card is intended to allow users to switch networks at will.

First Feature Film for Oculus Rift Is a Fright Fest

mashable.com — Oculus Rift owners can now watch a feature-length horror film adapted for virtual reality - a first for the platform. Banshee Chapter, which originally debuted on VOD, was adapted to be compatible with the head-mounted display. Produced by Star Trek's Zachary Quinto, the 2013 film was released for free on the platform Friday.

Hackers Are Exploiting Microsoft PowerPoint to Hijack Computers

mashable.com — Hackers are exploiting a security flaw in Microsoft Office by using PowerPoint to attack Windows users and gain control of computer systems. Microsoft, in a security advisory on its website, says there have been "limited, targeted attacks" against users through Microsoft PowerPoint. An attacker who successfully exploits the security flaw could gain complete control of the system.
Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

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NYC Ebola Patient's Neighbor: 'I Don't See a Need to Panic'

mashable.com — NEW YORK - Many residents who live in the same neighborhood as New York's first Ebola patient know their facts and say they aren't afraid of catching the virus. "Like they said, it's only something you can get from direct contact with bodily fluids," said Ryan Carlos.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @mashable: "I don't have any worry except to worry that the man is OK." Ebola patient's neighbors speak mashable.com/2014/10/24/nyc… youtube.com/watch?v=4EUO8a…

Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

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Oct 24, 2014

RT @sts10: NYC Ebola patient’s neighbor is awesomely chill, rational about this whole thing mashable.com/2014/10/24/nyc…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @mashable: "I don't have any worry except to worry that the man is OK." Ebola patient's neighbors speak mashable.com/2014/10/24/nyc… youtube.com/watch?v=4EUO8a…

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