Monday, May 29, 2017

Lazy Monday

It's Memorial Day weekend in America. Here are some stories that might've passed you by while you spent some time unplugged.
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FEELING THE PRESSURE
WHAT YOU MISSED THIS WEEKEND
Germany's Angela Merkel Calls For European Solidarity After A Strained G7 Summit, And Other News
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It's Memorial Day weekend in America. Here are some stories that might've passed you by while you spent some time unplugged.
NIPPING THE PANDEMIC IN THE BUD
The Virus Hunters
undark.org
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, teams of researchers are busy looking for the next deadly virus. The odds are not in their favor.
LEAVING IT ALL ON THE FIELD
'I Was One Hit Away From Never Walking Again'
theplayerstribune.com
Former NFL player Jermichael Finley on the concussions he suffered throughout his career — and the routine hit that put an end to his career.
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THE BIG QUESTIONS
THE STORY OF A CHINESE MUMMY
The Body In The Buddah
1843magazine.com
Is the mummified monk who disappeared from a Chinese village 22 years ago the body in the Buddha that turned up unexpectedly in Amsterdam?
GOOD QUESTION
How Do I Get My Stepdad To Stop Tickling Me, And Other Great Advice Column Questions
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A roundup of this week's most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising letters to advice columnists.
JFK AT 100
Where Would We Be Now If JFK Had Lived?
politico.com
There was, in his last days, a sense that JFK was beginning to confront the hardest issues that were challenging the country, abandoning premises that he had brought to the presidency.
MISERY BUSINESS
The US Wants To Remake The World's Prisons In Its Own Image
buzzfeed.com
The US sees prisons across the Middle East and West Africa as key fronts in the war against extremism, and believes the world would be a safer place if they were run the American way.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
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This Bond Between A Four-Year-Old Boy And His Foal Is Just Adorable
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It's a beautiful sight, watching how affectionate and playful the little boy and the foal are with each other.
IN THE NEWS
Most Chipotle Restaurants Hacked With Credit Card Stealing Malware
These Are The Victims Of The Portland Train Stabbing Attack
Betsy DeVos Will Let One Company Handle All Federal Student Loans
North Korea Test-Fires Another Ballistic Missile
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The Best Travel Gear To Get Before Going On A Big Trip
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From portable routers to the most amazing socks you'll ever wear, these are the very best things you need to take with you on your next trip.
If it's a long weekend for you, make the most of your Monday off. If you're working, we hope everybody else is too busy barbecuing to bother you.

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