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just as the new yorker is the magazine you subscribe to but never read the new yorker tote is the bag you inte
Just as the New Yorker is the magazine you subscribe to but never read, the New Yorker tote is the bag you intend to carry but don’t. Because it sucks. From @shanpalus, a design analysis and well-deserved takedown.
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i hope that what learns from this is that no matter who created or owns their program their slate of hosts pro
@allofmilov I hope that what @BackStoryRadio learns from this is that, no matter who created or owns their program, their slate of hosts/producers is inadequate. With a younger or female or POC host/producer in the mix, their damage to a young scholar's work might have been avoided. 3/3
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suspect any female or otherwise marginalized scholar or writer will immediately recognize the scrupulous polit
@allofmilov Suspect any female or otherwise marginalized scholar or writer will immediately recognize the scrupulous politeness that is required to be extended to more senior people no matter their transgression. (In my head I literally hear some of what she says in my own voice.) 2/x
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phosphorescently is good
"phosphorescently" is good.
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a hotel in atlanta has temporarily closed relocating 450 guests after 5 guests came down with legionnaires dis
A hotel in Atlanta has temporarily closed, relocating 450 guests, after 5 guests came down with Legionnaires' disease
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counting on you to make this true paris car tu me manques tout le temps a la prochaine
Counting on you to make this true, Paris, car tu me manques tout le temps. À la prochaine.
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extraordinarily smart and empathetic by on what it feels like to have to pay attention in the us now
Extraordinarily smart and empathetic, by ⁦@johnpavlovitz⁩, on what it feels like to have to pay attention in the US now.
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i wrote about this for nature in march the evidence really is not strong and the volumes are massive
@DrJudyStone @battlesuperbugsI @idpharmd wrote about this for Nature in March. The evidence really is not strong, and the volumes are massive.
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sitting in a bar in toulouse after the fireworks and people come rushing in holding their eyes and sobbing lac
Sitting in a bar in Toulouse after the fireworks and people come rushing in holding their eyes and sobbing lacrymogène! and the barkeeps heave the doors closed so c’est parti?
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lets tell the truth europe 50 of the appeal of a spritz is its the only order that will get you adequate ice i
Let’s tell the truth, Europe, 50% of the appeal of a spritz is it’s the only order that will get you adequate ice in a drink.

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do not eat serve or sell romaine lettuce if you bought it throw it away if it s in a mix throw that away and s
Do not eat, serve or sell romaine lettuce. If you bought it, throw it away. If it's in a mix, throw that away. And sanitize your fridge, too.

Unusually comprehensive and candid warning from the CDC this afternoon:
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people it is not an accident that govt accts are all suddenly tweeting climate data its a plea get scraping no
people: it is not an accident that govt accts are all suddenly tweeting climate data. it’s a plea. get scraping now please.
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a professor accuses a latina student of plagiarism on the assumption she wouldnt know the word hence
a professor accuses a Latina student of plagiarism on the assumption she wouldn’t know the word “hence.”:
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this successful businessman and his us citizen wife were willing to self deport to stay together sold their ho
This successful businessman and his US citizen wife were willing to self-deport to stay together: sold their house, went to airport. ICE told them to go home. A week later they scooped him up and put him on a plane with no chance to say goodbye to his family.
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epidemiologist bill jenkins phd was the first government employee to try to stop the federal project that with
Epidemiologist Bill Jenkins, PhD, was the first government employee to try to stop the federal project that withheld syphilis treatment from rural African-American men for FORTY years. We owe him a debt. More people should know his name.
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out of my experience covering katrina and the aftermath heres whats haunting me today the average time between
Out of my experience covering Katrina and the aftermath, here’s what’s haunting me today: the average time between dialysis treatments.
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she was warned she was given an explanation nevertheless she persisted
She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.
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my tweet earlier about book fact checking occasioned by the challenge to naomi wolfs newest got wide agreement
My tweet earlier about book fact-checking, occasioned by the challenge to Naomi Wolf’s newest, got wide agreement from fellow authors and 🤔👂🤷‍♀️from outside the writing world.

So here’s a small sermon on books being reliable, and who pays for them to be that way.
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smart analysis the places targeted tonight represent young progressive multi culti paris not the tourist sites
smart analysis: the places targeted tonight represent young, progressive, multi-culti Paris, not the tourist sites
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if you have any conscience at all this video of a starving polar bear will break your heart we cannot look awa
If you have any conscience at all, this video of a starving polar bear will break your heart. We cannot look away.
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