Lou Gehrig’s disease

President Barack Obama will not dump a bucket of ice water over his head for the increasingly viral video Ice Bucket Challenge. Instead, Obama has opted to donate $100 to the charity fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Rejects ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Will Donate To Charity Instead

President Barack Obama will not dump a bucket of ice water over his head for the increasingly viral video Ice Bucket Challenge. Instead, Obama has opted to donate $100 to the charity fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease.

08/13/2014

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Ice Bucket Challenge Is The Cool New Charity Trend

Lots of people are cooling off for a good cause this summer, as they pour buckets of ice and freezing water over their heads to raise awareness and money for Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

08/08/2014

British scientist Stephen Hawking appears during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in east London on Aug. 29, 2012. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)

Hawking: Humans Will Not Survive Another 1,000 Years ‘Without Escaping’ Earth

Stephen Hawking, who spent his career decoding the universe and even experienced weightlessness, is urging the continuation of space exploration — for humanity’s sake.

04/10/2013

Former NFL player Junior Seau. (credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Study: Former NFL Players Unusually Prone To Dying From Brain Disease

Researchers published a study indicating that former NFL players are unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease.

09/06/2012

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