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What happens when you reach the threshold of life and death - and come back? As long as humans have lived together on the planet, there have been wars, and injured soldiers and civilians. But today, as we engage in wars across th... read more

A Heavy Reckoning: War, Medicine and Survival in Afghanistan and Beyond
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For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each y... read more

Being Mortal : Illness Medicine and What Matters in the End
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The full story of how our relationship with the sun shapes our health, productivity and moodOur ancestors constructed vast monuments like Stonehenge and Pyramids of Egypt and Central America to keep track of the sun and... read more

Chasing the Sun: How the Science of Sunlight Shapes our Bodies and Minds
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 History

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Dripping with blood and gold, fetishized and tortured, gateway to earthly delights and point of contact with the divine, forcibly divided and powerful even beyond death, there was no territory more contested than the body in the medieval world. In ... read more

Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages
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 Humour

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An entertaining and insightful exploration of schadenfreude: the deliciously dark and complex joy we've all felt, from time to time, at news of others' misfortunes. You might feel schadenfreude when...

the boss calls himself "Head of Pubic S... read more

Schadenfreude - The Joy of Another's Misfortune
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