Emily Thomas
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Emily Thomas is a News Editor for the Traffic and Trends section of The Huffington Post. She is a graduate of New York University where she studied Journalism and Social and Cultural Analysis. Her work has appeared in VICE, PBS.org, Esquire.com, Thought Catalog and NY Press.

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Esta ilustração sobre a cobertura do ebola mostra como os relatos da mídia podem ser problemáticos

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 8:31 PM

O primeiro paciente diagnosticado com ebola nos Estados Unidos morreu no último dia 10. Três dias antes, autoridades de saúde de Serra Leoa relataram 121 mortes em um único dia. Mas a mídia ocidental fez poucas menções a este fato.

Uma nova ilustração do colaborador da...

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Des calmars géants attaquent un sous-marin de Greenpeace (VIDÉO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 2:27 PM

L'animal contre la machine. C'est un combat fait pour le petit écran - ou, du moins, ça donne de bonnes vidéos Vine.

Des membres de Greenpeace ont filmé une paire de calmars de Humboldt qui tentent d'attaquer un petit sous-marin de l'organisation, lors d'une excursion dans la mer...

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Des calmars géants attaquent un sous-marin de Greenpeace (VIDÉO)

(2) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 12:13 PM

L'animal contre la machine. C'est un combat fait pour le petit écran - ou, du moins, ça donne de bonnes vidéos Vine.

Des membres de Greenpeace ont filmé une paire de calmars de Humboldt qui tentent d'attaquer un petit sous-marin de l'organisation, lors d'une excursion dans la mer...

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Mom Cleverly Dresses Up Son's Wheelchair With Amazing Halloween Costumes

(5) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 7:23 PM

For the past six years, Cassie McLelland has been dressing her son's wheelchair in clever Halloween costumes, like Batman and his Batmobile or Superman flying through the clouds. She wants everyone to know that even though 9-year-old Caleb's spina bifida limits his mobility, it's just a...

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Watch Day And Night Unfold At The Same Time In This Trippy Video Of Boston

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 2:03 PM

This is wild.

A new video from photographer Julian Tryba puts Boston in a whole new light, transforming the cityscape into beautiful bursts of pink, blue and yellow as day and night unfold simultaneously. Tryba calls the editing technique used to achieve this effect "

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Squids Take On Submarine In Terrifying Video

(1) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 1:24 PM

Animal vs. machine. It's a battle fit for the silver screen -- or, at very least, a viral Vine.

Members of Greenpeace recently captured footage of a pair of Humboldt squids trying to attack one of the organization's Dual Deep Worker submersibles during an expedition in the...

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Ce bébé parvient enfin à maîtriser l'art de la marche (VIDÉO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 11:09 AM

Les premiers pas d'un bébé font partie des étapes mémorables pour des parents -- rien ne vaut la joie d'un enfant au moment où il parvient finalement à maîtriser l'art de la marche.

C'est pourquoi Nick Turner a saisi les avancées et échecs de sa fille Lucy...

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NYPD Heckle Stand-Up Comedian While Making An Arrest In The Middle Of His Show

(62) Comments | Posted October 13, 2014 | 6:36 PM

Getting heckled is par for the course for a stand-up comedian. Getting yelled at by the NYPD mid-set is pretty unnerving.

Comedian Adam Newman had an unexpected confrontation with a few of New York's finest while on stage during a recent stand-up show, and he uploaded video...

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Ginger Unzueta Captures The Everyday Beauty In Her Family's Life In 365-Day Photo Project

(7) Comments | Posted October 13, 2014 | 6:05 PM

Ginger Unzueta finds joy in the details: her children's messes, their big smiles, their cuddles. To document life's fleeting moments, the photographer and mother of three started The Joy Project, a beautiful 365-day photo project on her family.

"I have captured my children with my...

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This Dog Gets Paid To Model Clothes

(3) Comments | Posted October 13, 2014 | 1:16 PM

A 5-year-old Shiba Inu known as the "Menswear Dog" is gaining fame for his modeling skills.

A new video from Barcroft TV features the adorable Bodhi in his element, posing for the camera while outfitted in collared shirts, fashionable knits and stylish hats like an...

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Ebola: Warum dieses Bild zeigt, dass Ebola-Berichterstattung unfair ist

(0) Comments | Posted October 13, 2014 | 12:50 PM

Am Mittwoch starb zum ersten Mal seit Beginn des jüngsten Ebola-Ausbruchs ein Infizierter in den USA. Drei Tage zuvor hatten Gesundheitsbehörden von 121 Ebola-Toten an nur einem Tag in Sierra Leone berichtet. Aber die Medien schenkten den Toten in Afrika nur wenig Beachtung.

Dies veranschaulicht ein...

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Precious Baby Finally Masters The Whole Walking Thing

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2014 | 4:36 PM

A baby's first steps are among a parent's most precious moments in childrearing -- all the tumbles and fails are an adorable part of the learning process, and there's nothing like the look on a child's face when they finally do it on their own.

Dad Nick Turner

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This Photo Of Joe Biden Proves He Is King Of The Cone

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2014 | 3:04 PM

Vice President Joe Biden, a self-proclaimed "genuine lover of ice cream," just trumped every other American's cone game.

A photo taken Wednesday by The Associated Press, captures Biden mid-lick on a visit to Salt & Straw, a renowned ice cream shop in the hipster hub...

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This Illustration Of Ebola Coverage Shows How Problematic Media Reports Can Be

(277) Comments | Posted October 8, 2014 | 8:52 PM

The first Ebola patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. died Wednesday. Three days earlier, government health officials in Sierra Leone reported 121 Ebola deaths in a single day. But Western media made little mention of the latter.

A new illustration from frequent Vanity...

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If You've Bought A Red Bull In The Last Decade, You're Due $10

(177) Comments | Posted October 8, 2014 | 7:21 PM

This may come as a shock to you, but the slogan "Red Bull Gives You Wings" is a big, fat lie. Red Bull will not make you sprout feathered appendages, turn you into Usain Bolt or grant you the mental prowess of Stephen Hawking. Shhh, shhh, we know this is...

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You Won't Be Able To Get The Motown Version Of 'Shake It Off' Out Of Your Head

(7) Comments | Posted October 7, 2014 | 7:52 PM

You can't listen to T-Swift's "Shake It Off" just once. It's a song you end up playing on repeat too many times. But that's not your fault, and there's actually science to prove it.

The same holds true for the Motown cover of...

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'Rich Kids Of Tehran' Instagram Raises Eyebrows

(278) Comments | Posted October 7, 2014 | 7:21 PM

An Instagram account called Rich Kids of Tehran is prompting headlines for more than just its subject matter.

The account, which is modeled on the popular profile Rich Kids Of Instagram and has been made private since news of its existence broke, posts photos of...

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These Dolls Let You 'Hug' A Loved One Miles Away

(13) Comments | Posted October 7, 2014 | 12:31 PM

Innovations like the boyfriend arm pillow and the long distance relationship pillow have helped people feel less lonely for some time.

Now, there's long distance hugging dolls on the menu of fill-in intimacy devices.

"Distance Dolls" are a set of rag dolls...

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Professors Find Their 'Rate My Professors' Reviews, Lament Lack Of Chili Peppers

(3) Comments | Posted October 6, 2014 | 7:14 PM

Reading other people's reviews of you can be both frightening and enlightening.

Several professors at the University of Alabama recently experienced a range of emotions while reading student reviews about their own teaching techniques, homework assignments and exam styles. Their reactions to the RateMyProfessors.com posts were

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Kurt Vonnegut's Advice For High Schoolers Is Advice For Us All (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted October 6, 2014 | 6:15 PM

In 2006, a class of students at New York's Xavier High School were tasked with writing their favorite authors and inviting them to school. Five students wrote to Kurt Vonnegut, who was subsequently the sole author to respond to the class.

His response letter has since been turned into...

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