The Surprising Resurgence of Side Saddle – The history in this article is a cool reminder of all the bullshit women have had to put up with to preserve the idea of their “virtue.” The fact that people still do it is giving me a case of the eye-rolls.
MRSA superbug’s resistance to antibiotics is broken – “Called tarocin A and tarocin B, these compounds target a different part of a bacterium’s cell wall, called teichoic acid. Neither of these drugs kill bacteria on their own, but when either one is combined with an antibiotic, the combination can kill MRSA in both clinical samples and in infected mice. The compounds haven’t yet been tested in humans.”
Inside the Rowdy, Racist Canceled Trump Rally – “Make no mistake what it felt like to the people in that room: unconditional humiliation of the Trump faithful — some of whom had been waiting there since the previous day — at the hands of the black and Latino and Muslim men and women who were mocked and scorned and sucker-punched and kicked out of other rallies, and arrested at other protests, and called garbage and rapists and terrorists and scum, in Chicago and around the country.” From Courtney.