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Just vent your spleen, vent it now

SLMSV (single link med school video) NSFS not safe for (the very) squeamish [more inside]
posted by sammyo on Dec 9, 2013 - 10 comments

From Folklore to Exotica: Yma Sumac and the Performance of Inca Identity

When the Andean exotica singer Yma Sumac became famous in the United States for her supposed Inca heritage and five-octave voice, her fellow Peruvians called her a sellout. UC Davis professor Zoila Mendoza, however, knew Yma Sumac as her mother’s childhood friend.
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Aug 31, 2013 - 18 comments

So why do you think we have an appendix?

Theories about the appendix abound. (scroll down) But a new one is outlined in an interesting article in today’s Independent (UK) referencing the work of Duke Medical School researchers in the Journal of Theoretical Biology. [more inside]
posted by Wilder on Oct 8, 2007 - 37 comments

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