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This man broke his tibia and fibula at Rio. His response:
“It was my destiny, that’s the way it is. There are worse things in life. I’m in good health, that’s the main thing. You have to put it in context. You know, people died in the Paris terrorist attacks, some people lost their children. I’ve missed out on the chance to make the Olympic final, that’s all.”

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Fantastic article on the ways in which psychosomatic, or subconsciously imagined, illness can affect us all.

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Some really great stuff out there in the big bad world today.

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People will tell you that empathy is the key to being a good doctor. That the ability to really see not just a patient, but a person and their narrative is the key to compassionate care. They’re not wrong of course, but what we don’t seem to want to tell each other is how to turn that tap off.

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LSE economics prof Nick Barr keeps being asking by his friends how they should vote in the EU referendum. Here's his answer. It's comprehensive - and even if you disagree there are plenty of links to get your teeth into. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexitvote/2016/05/27/dear-friends-this-is-why-i-will-vote-remain-in-the-referendum/

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LOVE this - making your tropical fish feel at home...

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Governmental accountability to be cut by 50% and blame to be outsourced to more vulnerable organisations.

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When choosing how to be patriotic, keep this in mind.

'Patriotism alone is not enough. I must have no hatred nor bitterness for anyone.'
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p >0.1 "Hey, look at this interesting subgroup analysis."
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