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Here is a thoughtful essay on the fact that the leisure we all desire is actually fraught with significant dangers and temptations. Mark Kingwell (the author) is obviously a scholar and his writing cuts across the standard short-attention-span variety of prose that flows in the gutters of the internet (translation: this is not an easy read). 379 more words
A soft robot which embraces failing hearts to keep blood pumping could one day be used to help keep people with heart failure alive.
So this week has been strange already. I’ve had this headache since last night that just won’t go away. I know, it’s probably not that strange for you people living in the age where cancer is about the deadliest illness you can get, but we can cure cancer with a pill in 2727. 190 more words