Boredom Enthusiasts Discover the Pleasures of Understimulation via The Wall Street Journal.
Hilarious and makes you think. ^TG
Dr. Cathy Hewison, MSF Medical Advisor in the MSF special report Ten Stories That Mattered in Access to Medicines in 2010 (via doctorswithoutborders)
-Our own blog post about the meningitis vaccine roll-out in western Africa is here. ^TG
A roundup of interesting stories from public media across the nation this week:
How Harry Houdini captivated audiences, and how his legacy lives on. via @thirteenNY A Vanishing Breed of Shrimpers in South Carolina via @TheBigPicture Studio 360 looks at the role arts play in the healing process. via @studio360show Two Cities, Many Countries via @SOTRU Artist Jason Polan wants to draw every person in New York City. via @WNYC Wikileaks Cables Show U.S. Concern Over Mexican Politics via @fronterasdesk Searching for the Rare Columbia & Washington Medal via @WGBHboston The Last Seltzer Man in New York via @povdocs Major progress against malaria via @KPLU Hushing Up in the Grand Canyon via @kjzzphoenix From Graffiti to Gallery: a San Francisco artist uses stencils to create lifelike paintings [VIDEO] via @kqed Chicago as the New Silicon Valley? via @WBEZ Study: over-fishing of whales could be the underwater equivalent of deforestation via @WGBHboston ‘Moving Sculptures’ in Minnesota. via @mnoriginal In hard times, these small schools are changing to survive. via @opb