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9.27.17

What It's Like Having Brain Surgery While You're Still Awake

Accounts from five people who've undergone awake craniotomies.

8.22.16

A Guy Addicted to Swallowing Metal Had 40 Knives Removed from His Gut

"I just enjoyed its taste and I was addicted."

12.1.15
8.5.15

How Listening to Music Affects Surgeons' Performance

A new study says dance music makes surgeons sloppy, while past research encourages Mozart in the operating room.

3.25.15

Transgender Men and Women Discuss the Politics of 'Passing'

We talked with members of the trans community in the UK about the pressure of hiding the fact that they're transgender in order to protect their own safety, while also acknowledging the need for greater trans visibility.

1.16.15

Belgium on Alert After Deadly Raid on Suspected Terror Cell 'Planning Attacks on Police'

Major Jewish schools were closed and the public told to avoid police stations after a nationwide operation which left two suspects dead and 13 in custody.

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10.19.14

Sweden Hunting for Suspected Russian Submarine Near Stockholm

Russia has denied reports that one of their submarines surfaced off the coast of Stockholm, but the Swedish military is on high alert and conducting a large search operation.

9.29.14

Australia Dumps Its Refugees on Cambodia

Five detainees on the South Pacific island of Nauru have stitched their lips together in response to the arrangement signed last Friday for Australia to palm off unwanted refugees to Cambodia in exchange for $35 million in aid.

11.25.13

The Inconvenient Hypocrisy of Australia's Marriage Equality Bills

Proposed changes to state marriage laws won't apply to intersex people.

11.18.13

The Inconvenient Hypocrisy of Australia's Marriage Equality Bills

Proposed changes to state marriage laws won't apply to intersex people.

11.17.12

Did Israel Assassinate Hamas' Chief Peace Negotiator?

The target of the Israeli missile strike this Wednesday, November 14, was one of Israel’s closest allies within Hamas and he had just completed brokering a truce with Israel three hours before his murder.

6.29.12

My Friend Got Circumcised

His mom and I went along to laugh at him getting part of his dick cut off.