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'Scabies man' in Arnhem Land: how my patient who'd been hiding for years found a way to heal | Buddhi Lokuge My patient at the Top End of Australia had been living in shame for years, afraid to make her family sick. I had one chance to offer some real helpThe mining and regional services town in the remote Top End of Australia where I was based was located withi
The Guardian | 12 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dunham, Reviewed Reviews are in for Lena Dunham’s new essay collection. Helen Lewis focuses on Dunham herself, and her advantaged upbringing: Dunhams first appearance in print came in 1998, when a Vogue story on New York tweens quoted her thoughts about big-name fas
Andrew Sullivan | 13 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Politico | 13 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A shattered sense of security in the Secret Service AN INTRUDER makes his way deep inside the heavily guarded White House. In an earlier incident, shots from a high-powered rifle strike the presidents residence but are overlooked until a cleaning lady discovers the bullets days later. That such seemingly f
Washington Post | 13 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Crushing Hong Kongs protests would undermine its prosperity NOW THAT pro-democracy protests have shut large swaths of central Hong Kong, Chinas leaders find themselves in a trap of their own making. Denying residents authentic democracy has not led to stability nor peace in the city-state. Crushing the demonstrati
Washington Post | 13 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mahmoud Abbass dangerous grandstanding THE GOOD news from the Middle East is that the truce between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip has held for a month, and Hamas appears ready to make concessions to avoid a resumption of fighting. Last week the Islamist movement renewed its agreement with
Washington Post | 13 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Enduring Appeal Of Bullshit Brendan Nyhan considers why absurd claims spread so quickly on the Internet: [T]ake the bizarre but instructive example of the woman who claimed to have had an implant to add a third breast clearly an example of an implausible story that was too good to c
Andrew Sullivan | 13 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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NYC's public-advocate office: Take this job and shove it We have to wonder at all those New Yorkers who profess to be shocked, shocked to discover that Letitia James, our new public advocate, doesnt seem to make it into...
New York Post | 14 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Not Minding The Gap Alice Robb discourages excessive gender-gap-awareness: The bike gap is the latest in a small spate of gender gaps that dont seem worth our concern. At New Yorks The Cut, Ann Friedman says women dont feel at home in the world of weed. Its not entirely clea
Andrew Sullivan | 14 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The facts the anti-frackers ignore University of Maryland researchers recently warned that hydraulic fracturing the process of shaking oil and gas free from shale deposits far belowground could endanger the health of nearby...
New York Post | 14 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend