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Human Deafness

I cannot listen, because I cannot understand.
Words tumble from his lips,
And try to grasp at hope, or worse,
I think I hear him say, 217 more words


Africans Several Steps Ahead of 'Global' Health?

Many articles about ebola continue to mention a two year old boy who was probably infected with the virus some time in December of 2013. The articles refer to the boy as the ‘index case’, as if his being infected set off the recent epidemic in West Africa. 501 more words


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Book Review: Somebody says this is a Modern Classic

A Clockwork Orange

by Anthony Burgess

Alex DeBarge and his droogs, Pete, Dim and Georgie, set about creating the maximum level of damage and chaos in their drug fueled rampaging behavior throughout the first third of the book.  335 more words

Reviews Of The Works Of Others

South Africa - Never Mind HIV, We've Got Penis Transplants

One ebola case, out of tens of thousands identified over nearly forty years, may have been sexually transmitted; the evidence is slim, but CDC and others really want this one case to be used to stress that people should be made aware of this highly remote possibility (if it is even remotely possible). 777 more words


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Are the Irish Really THAT Horny? Gerald Of Wales Thinks So

It’s difficult for Americans to really understand a relationship that goes back, literally thousands of years. It’s the pitfall of being such a young nation. While we may have relationships that can be traced back at least two centuries ago, in the weight of the associations that exist between the people of Europe, we’re talking about interactions that occurred even to the point of the Roman Empire. 1,989 more words

Why I don't like Orcs

Anyone who has played a fantasy based tabletop role-playing games has likely come across a marauding band of orcs, a camp of goblin raiders, or perhaps a kobold lair. 1,427 more words