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"Everything Was New and Pretty Wondrous"

highline.huffingtonpost.com — On July 15, people all over the world watched a woman in a cubicle wait for a signal from three billion miles away. In a soft, clear voice, she confirmed that the New Horizons spacecraft had flown within 7,800 miles of Pluto and survived.
Jul 23, 2015

RT @RachelMorris: Today @highline: I talked to Alice Bowman, the woman who flew humanity to Pluto, on life, the universe & everything. http…

Jul 23, 2015

In this week's highline @RachelMorris interviews Alice Bowman, the woman behind the New Horizons missio:n huff.to/1foCNTW

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Meet The Woman Who Flew Us To Pluto

huffingtonpost.com — July 15, people all over the world watched a woman in a cubicle wait for a signal from three billion miles away. In a soft, clear voice, she confirmed that the New Horizons spacecraft had flown within

The Secret Women Are Keeping That's Taking Lives

womansday.com — Heart disease is the top health threat for women (more so than all cancers combined), yet more than 75% of women ages 25 to 60 rarely or never discuss heart disease with family and friends, according to a survey of more than 1,000 women commissioned by the Women's Heart Alliance.

The Health Issue You Must Discuss

womansday.com — When Sandy Musacchio first learned that she had heart disease nine years ago, she kept it a secret. "I was uncomfortable sharing with anyone because I had a hard time accepting it myself," she says. "I thought I was a healthy 40-year-old, and I believed heart disease was something that happened to overweight old men."

Channel Surfing - A Look at the Al Jazeera Cafe

lifeonthewedge.net — Every once in a while I find my natural born cynicism undergoes a forced correction. I'm a journalist. It's inbuilt. It happened recently with PF Changs Doha and yes, it's happened again. A week ago I received a truly interesting invitation to a preview of the Al Jazeera Cafe.

Something That Always Happens Right After Birth Is About To Change Forever

womansday.com — After 10 years, midwife Amanda Burleigh has finally succeeded in her fight to change the guidelines for cutting off the umbilical cord after birth. Since the 1950s, the standard for cutting the umbilical cord required that it be cut within seconds of the baby's birth.

10 Reasons You Should Never, Ever Wear Flip-Flops

cosmopolitan.com — As the weather warms up, it's hard to resist the urge to break out the truest sign of summer: flip-flops. But most experts are horrified by the idea. Here's why you should reserve your flip-flops for the beach, pool, spa, and shared showers - and keep your feet out of them, otherwise, according to Dr. Jackie Sutera, DPM, a podiatrist and spokesperson for the American Podiatric Medical Association.

Could Cap and Trade Cause Another Market Meltdown?

motherjones.com — You've heard of credit default swaps and subprime mortgages. Are carbon default swaps and subprime offsets next? If the Waxman-Markey climate bill is signed into law, it will generate, almost as an afterthought, a new market for carbon derivatives. That market will be vast, complicated, and dauntingly difficult to monitor.

Jamie Whyte: Think big

listener.co.nz — This is not policy, you understand. This is us having a little chat," explains Jamie Whyte, former expat academic and management consultant. He's been leader of the Act Party for a few fraught weeks. He's trying not to get himself into hot water again. "I f-ed up," he volunteers, of those incest comments.

Obama's Impossble Task: Fix the Border Crisis and Treat Kids Humanely

newrepublic.com — When President Obama addressed the child-migrant crisis at the US border on Wednesday evening, he struck a can-do, just-send-me-a-bill-already tone. "I'm interested in solving a problem," he declared. "Let's go ahead and fix it." But as he surely knows, there are no simple solutions here; there may not be any non-simple solutions, either.
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Sep 02, 2015

RT @AkbarSAhmed: The result of 8 months of investigating the most prominent face of the Gulf in DC w/ the brilliant @ryangrim. Enjoy: twitter.com/highline/statu…

Aug 19, 2015

Love: the last frontier to be breached by data. A wonderful tour of the science of happy couples, by @evefairbanks: highline.huffingtonpost.com/articles/en/lo…

Aug 17, 2015

This essay by @M_Karimjee on the repercussions of female genital mutilation—sexual, familial—is astonishingly brave. thebigroundtable.com/stories/damage/

Aug 15, 2015

.@jodikantor, @DavidStreitfeld's masterful Amazon story not just about a corporate cult, but the cost of ultra-convenient consumer economy.

Aug 13, 2015

It's a strikingly similar insight to that of the ISIS moms in @juliaioffe's story on how they dealt with grief. nymag.com/thecut/2015/08…

Aug 13, 2015

Trayvon Martin's mom on her group for mothers of gun violence victims: "I noticed that women tend to heal in a different manner than men."

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