May 28th, 2013


a fast five

* "The oft-cited study... found that women were less likely to receive aggressive treatment when diagnosed, and were more likely to have their pain characterized as 'emotional,' 'psychogenic' and therefore 'not real.'”
* Plutocracy now: how the rich are simply replacing political parties.
* The silent partner to climate change is media indifference.
* A hidden treasure of cave paintings found in Mexico.
* "Rap is fake, is the thing, but part of the mystique of rap is that you’re peeking in on another world that’s real to varying degrees. The verisimilitude of rap music blurs the line between real and fake."