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Prime Minister's governess alleged to be a German spy

Florence Vansittart Neale rather gullibly believed press stories that the longstanding German-born governess of the children of Prime Minister Herbert Asquith was actually an enemy spy. 45 more words


Do What Scares You: Publishing My Memoir

Robin Williams committed suicide a few weeks ago and devastated me. I initially thought my reaction was irrational since I knew the man no better than any other schmuck who likes movies. 141 more words


The key to healthcare innovation is empowering nurses

Sandeep Jauhar argued a few months ago in a New York Times’ op-ed that “Nurses Are Not Doctors” and shouldn’t be given the same responsibilities to care for patients. 542 more words


Recent Obama appointee grants temporary restraining order against state officials

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Louisiana’s new antiabortion law can take effect Monday as scheduled, but provisions requiring doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals cannot be enforced against clinics and doctors who filed suit, a federal judge ruled Sunday night. 37 more words


Seven-inch Spiders And Other Fallacies

A spider, found loitering near the ceiling an hour ago, now lounges in a bell jar, awaiting its exile to the outdoors. From front toes to hind ones, it measures seven inches. 174 more words

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More Than A Light Bulb: How Clean Energy Is Powering Health Clinics Beyond The Grid

Greg Hunt keeps insisting that it will only be coal fired power and big transmission network that will help the poor in countries like India. It’s too expensive, doesn’t make sense and would take decades. 12 more words

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A spy in the bedroom?

Bisham Abbey experienced its own brief spy alarm, thanks to Elizabeth “Bubbles” Vansittart Neale. This was a rare light hearted moment, on the day the first contingent of wounded soldiers arrived for nursing, transferred from larger military hospitals elsewhere such as Netley in Southampton. 46 more words

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