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The Women Hoping to Become NY’s Pot Moguls -- The Cut

nymag.com — Last year, whenever women asked Jazmin Hupp about starting a medical-marijuana business in New York, she responded with a question: "Do you have a million dollars?" Hupp is the founder of Women Grow, a professional network for women with marijuana businesses, and she's used to helping others get their start in a male-dominated industry.
Jul 08, 2015

"The Peckham women are like characters from a Jenji Kohan script that was workshopped by a Lean In circle." nymag.com/thecut/2015/07…

Supreme Court Just Approved a Lethal Injection Drug No One Understands

newrepublic.com — The conservative justices of the Supreme Court were no more gracious in victory today than they were in defeat last week. They prevailed in Glossip v. Gross, a case about the legality of a drug called midazolam that some states use in lethal injections, but they still assaulted the integrity of their liberal colleagues.
Jun 29, 2015

Today the Supreme Court approved a lethal injection drug that nobody understands -- via @bencrair newrepublic.com/article/122201…

Whither the Ring Girl? Why You Won’t See Promo Models During Friday’s Amir Khan-Chris Algieri Fight

grantland.com — Omar Vega/Invision/AP Images On April 11, shortly before Premier Boxing Champions went live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, two ring girls hit the buffet line in the pressroom. They wore sparkly white Corona shorts and sparkly blue Corona bras, and their tans matched perfectly, like a terra-cotta glaze.

The Internet Talks Like a Woman

nymag.com — Long before "mansplaining" became a cliché, linguists observed that men tended to dominate public conversations. They hogged the floor, asserted more opinions, and interrupted more frequently than women. One study from 1975 found, for instance, that men were responsible for 96 percent of all interruptions in conversations with women.
May 27, 2015

RT @NYMag: So much of what seems fun about the way people talk on the internet is all thanks to women: nym.ag/1LJyUno pic.twitter.com/6bNPLYQfi7

May 27, 2015

wait, doesn't this say men talk like men on the internet and women talk like women on the internet? nymag.com/thecut/2015/05…

May 27, 2015

"Men were responsible for 96 percent of all interruptions in conversations with women" nymag.com/thecut/2015/05… pic.twitter.com/8AlZfYa94S

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Lethal Injection Has Become a Testing Ground for Toxic Drugs

newrepublic.com — T wo days before the execution, Charles Ryan, the director of the Arizona Department of Corrections, drove to a Phoenix parking lot early in the morning. He was meeting a man he had never seen, though they had spoken by phone a couple of times. The man, a doctor, had once assisted Ryan's predecessor.
May 20, 2015

Arizona has used more execution methods in past 5 years than any state and shows how lethal injection went off rails: newrepublic.com/article/121845…

May 20, 2015

In-depth unraveling of the horrific devolution of lethal injection by @bencrair @tnr: newrepublic.com/article/121845…

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Mouth Full of Gold: The Manhattan Dentist Behind Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Extravagant Mouthguards

grantland.com — John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images Not long ago, Lee Gause got a phone call. It was Floyd Mayweather Jr., the richest athlete in the world. It wasn't the first time Mayweather had contacted him. The undefeated prizefighter would sometimes hire Gause, a dentist, for late-night cleanings or teeth whitening sessions during a visit to Manhattan, but Gause was pretty sure his famous patient was not in town.
Apr 22, 2015

I hung out with the Manhattan dentist who makes Floyd Mayweather Jr mouthguards from gold, diamonds, and $100 bills: grantland.com/the-triangle/f…

Apr 22, 2015

RT @bencrair: I hung out with the Manhattan dentist who makes Floyd Mayweather Jr mouthguards from gold, diamonds, and $100 bills: grantland.com/the-triangle/f…

Apr 22, 2015

RT @bencrair: I hung out with the Manhattan dentist who makes Floyd Mayweather Jr mouthguards from gold, diamonds, and $100 bills: grantland.com/the-triangle/f…

Apr 22, 2015

For the #mouthguardheadz RT @Grantland33 The Dentist Behind Floyd Mayweather's Extravagant Mouthguards, by @bencrair gran.tl/1HpgpnF

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English Monarch Signatures, Ranked

theawl.com — 28. Edward VI (1547-1553): 27. Philip (1554-1558): 26. George IV(1820-1830): 25. Henry IV (1399-1413): 24. Richard II (1377-1399): 23. Anne (1702-1714): 22. Henry VIII (1509-1547): 21. Henry VII (1485-1509): 20. Edward IV (1461-1470; 1471-1483): 19. James II (1685-1688): 18. ...

Daryl Richardson's Dallas World Aquarium Causes Zoo Controversy

newrepublic.com — N ine thousand years ago, as the giant sloths of North and South America went extinct, rising sea levels isolated a sand-rimmed sprout of jungle off the coast of Panama-a change that would create, over the millennia, the smallest living sloths of all. Evolution worked quickly on the Isla Escudo de Veraguas.
Mar 05, 2015

RT @gabrielsnyder: “If every zoo ran like his does, there would be no animals left on the planet. It would be sucked dry.” newrepublic.com/article/121184…

Mar 05, 2015

Read @BenCrair's wild tale of a rogue zookeeper whose birds vanish and who ruffles the animal world's feathers. bit.ly/1BU5p1l

Mar 05, 2015

jaguars, pygmy sloths + one very ambitious zookeeper: amazing investigation by @bencrair @tnr: newrepublic.com/article/121184…

Mar 05, 2015

RT @ChloeSchama: jaguars, pygmy sloths + one very ambitious zookeeper: amazing investigation by @bencrair @tnr: newrepublic.com/article/121184…

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Exclusive: Emails Reveal a State's Worries About Problematic Execution

thenewrepublic.com — On July 23, Arizona took 117 minutes to execute a convicted murderer named Joseph Rudolph Wood III. It was not the nation's first execution to last that long. In September 2009, Romell Broom entered the Ohio death chamber and exited two hours later still breathing-the only inmate in U.S.
Aug 19, 2014

RT @ProPublica: Emails reveal doctor’s concerns about drugs used in controversial 117-minute execution thenewrepublic.com/article/119068… pic.twitter.com/SCPIRYCsA0

Exclusive: Emails Reveal a State's Worries About Problematic Execution

newrepublic.com — On July 23, Arizona took 117 minutes to execute a convicted murderer named Joseph Rudolph Wood III. It was not the nation's first execution to last that long. In September 2009, Romell Broom entered the Ohio death chamber and exited two hours later still breathing-the only inmate in U.S.
Aug 19, 2014

Great story by New Republic's @bencrair on Ohio's concerns over lethal injection before the Dennis McGuire execution. newrepublic.com/article/119068…

Aug 17, 2014

In 2009, emails show Ohio worried new execution drugs would make prisoners "gasp" or "hyperventilate"—which they did newrepublic.com/article/119068…

Aug 18, 2014

#ff @bencrair if you care about capital punishment. His latest @tnr: Emails show Ohio used new drugs despite doubts. newrepublic.com/article/119068…

Aug 18, 2014

RT @NCaplanBricker: #ff @bencrair if you care about capital punishment. His latest @tnr: Emails show Ohio used new drugs despite doubts. newrepublic.com/article/119068…

Aug 18, 2014

RT @tnr: Proof that Ohio knew it was risky to execute inmates with untested drugs—and did it anyway. on.tnr.com/1pzVu8G

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Jun 19, 2015

2014's weirdest, ugliest election scandal was even weirder and uglier than it seemed: nymag.com/daily/intellig… good piece by @marincogan

May 20, 2015

Arizona has used more execution methods in past 5 years than any state and shows how lethal injection went off rails: newrepublic.com/article/121845…

May 06, 2015

The best political scandal in the world is happening right now in Canada: news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/al…

May 04, 2015

The only thing missing from this @AndrewRomano story is a trigger warning for people who ask "Does the dog die?" yahoo.com/politics/the-u…

Apr 22, 2015

Also, Manny Pacquiao's dentist doesn't think much of Floyd Mayweather's $25,000 mouthguards: "The only reason he did that is to show off."

Apr 22, 2015

I hung out with the Manhattan dentist who makes Floyd Mayweather Jr mouthguards from gold, diamonds, and $100 bills: grantland.com/the-triangle/f…

Mar 31, 2015

@max_read @leahfinnegan No, I should read some. I actually know nothing about the monarchs other than my feelings about their signatures.

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