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Sean Connery Golfing In 1962

Sean Connery Golfing 1962

Seen above is the one and only Sean Connery captured by surprise while en route to the golfing green. The term “paparazzo” was coined just two years prior, and in this now 52-year-old photo, we can see trace origins of the tabloid “photography” so pervasive in modern media.

Artist Opens London Corner Store That Stocks Only Felt Products

If the internet just doesn’t have enough baby animals to meet your cute quota, don’t worry: we’re about to introduce you to Lucy Sparrow, the owner of the cutest “convenience store” in the United Kingdom. Sparrow transformed the abandoned corner store into an artist’s showcase for her completely handmade felt crafts. With over 4,000 items on the shelves, it’s hard not to gush over the products. If you’re not in the market for stuffed foodstuffs, you could just wander around the shop and admire all of her handiwork, or even participate in the craft workshops she hosts.

Felt Cash Register

Don’t forget to give some change to the “felt knitted cats trust”.
Source: Blogspot

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How 5 Alarming Diseases Stack Up Against Ebola

With three confirmed Ebola cases in the United States, people can’t stop talking about what would happen if a full-blown outbreak rampaged throughout the country. Thankfully, experts–which doesn’t necessarily include the media–are pretty certain that there’s no potential for a Walking Dead-like spread of the alarming disease.

While the latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa was reported in March 2014, Ebola virus disease (EVD) was first discovered in 1976. Yet Ebola isn’t the first alarming disease to raise eyebrows in the United States. The infographic below shows which serious infectious diseases have topped America’s Disease Watchlist for more than a century. Keep reading to learn more about how these alarming diseases stack up against Ebola.

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What “Childhood” Looks Like In Gaza

For those of us fortunate enough to grow up in conflict-free zones, childhood consists primarily of sugary pleasantries and sandy playgrounds. The same cannot be said for children growing up in the crosshairs of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Featured here is a Palestinian girl in Gaza City, wielding a Kalashnikov rifle amid Islamic Jihad militants.

In the latest burst of militarized conflict in Gaza, the Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights reports that over 500 children were killed, with UNICEF reporting the complete destruction of 22 schools and over 370,000 Gaza children in need of psychosocial aid.