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Oklahoma Teens Gladly Being Pigs

Anna Eldridge | Posted 05.13.2015 | Teen
Anna Eldridge

I know my generation has been accused of being lazy, technology obsessed and self-absorbed, but to me it couldn't be farther from the truth.

The Odyssey: In My Own Words (Part 2)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 08.26.2014 | Books
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Circe: Sleep with me. I'm a witch-goddess. Odysseus: Yeah. I like your singing voice. Listen-- Circe: I knew it. Odysseus: I haven't said anythi...

Lady Gaga's 'Swine' Leaks

Posted 10.24.2013 | Entertainment

Ahead of the release of Lady Gaga's upcoming album, "ARTPOP," her song "Swine" made its way online this week. The up-tempo track has Mother Monster si...

South Korea Reportedly Buries 1.4 Million Pigs Alive

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

South Korea's decision to bury 1.4 million pigs alive in an effort to curb the spread of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease (FMD) has sparke...

Swine Flu Is the Twitter of Viruses

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alex Pasternack

Considering how fast Twitter has self-propagated, and thanks to the Internet and our constant news cycles, might Swine Flu be the Twitter of viruses?

Our Hunger for Cheap Meat Has Created Swine Flu

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

We always knew that factory farms were a scar on humanity's conscience -- but now we know they are a scar on our health.

What Do You Want to Know About The Flu Outbreak?

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

I will be at the CDC in Atlanta tomorrow, Thursday April 30th at 8:30am shooting a story about the flu outbreak for the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric. What questions would you like answered?

Swine Flu: Science Races To Parse New Virus

Wall Street Journal | GAUTAM NAIK and BETSY MCKAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Avian flu and SARS rudely awoke the world to the possibility of a new pandemic. Could a seemingly more mundane bug now put the world to the test? The...

WATCH: Why NOT to Worry About Swine Flu

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp


Economics of a Flu Pandemic

Ian Welsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ian Welsh

While I think it's unlikely that the current outbreak of swine flu will reach pandemic proportions, it's worth looking at what a pandemic would be like in economic terms, and what individuals can do to prepare for one.

Life Cycle: Greening the Other White Meat

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Large, corporate pig farms are home to deep vats of untold tons of pig crap, called "lagoons," which regularly overflow or seep past inadequate lining into the earth.