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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.

Rachel Morris in Washington: Reality checks

listener.co.nz — It has been strange to be in Washington lately. Although it's always strange to be in Washington, for reasons that shift with the political preoccupations of the day, there has been a different kind of strangeness caused by the flare-up of violence in Iraq.

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Don't Miss This Deadline!

womansday.com — Important reminder! Monday, March 31st is the last day to sign up for health insurance for 2014 under the Affordable Care Act. Yes-as in next Monday. If the deadline crept up on you, you're not alone: 61 percent of uninsured Americans weren't aware that this is their last chance to sign up for coverage, according to a poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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May 15, 2015

This is an incredibly moving piece by @seywarddarby about surviving the Amtrak crash and living with loss: washingtonpost.com/posteverything…

May 15, 2015

This @laurabassett story is like True Detective Baltimore:a haunting murder,predatory priests,a mystery unraveling: huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/14/ces…

May 13, 2015

RT @IChotiner: My @slate interview with Seymour Hersh on his piece, David Remnick ("go fuck yourself"), & the state of journalism. http://…

May 07, 2015

RT @highline: She's 14 and faster than almost anyone in the country. But her brain is at war with her body. huff.to/1F0MX6I pic.twitter.com/qAVlzHqOQs

May 07, 2015

RT @highline: Also, this is our first @highline piece! It's for @huffingtonpost's 10th birthday. We'll be publishing one story a week come June.

Apr 20, 2015

Fascinating look at how home visits to young children can combat poverty, by @citizencohn huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/20/ant…

Apr 07, 2015

RT @juliaioffe: Rand Paul is now running for president. How different will he be from his father? My old profile of him: newrepublic.com/article/113494…

Mar 31, 2015

Hooray! MT @raillan_ebrooks: I'm joining @HuffingtonPost, where I'll be working on the features team w/ @gpveis and @RachelMorris

Mar 22, 2015

Marvin Bush strikes again, in this great WP profile of Columba. pic.twitter.com/udmJeqDTW6

Mar 02, 2015

@jonathanchait I would reply to that but you just got me deported. Thanks a lot.

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