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    Eyewitness photos from the Nepal earthquake [qz.com] Nepal was hit by aftershocks Sunday from the earthquake that has so far killed at least 2,200 people and injured 5,800. Here are some images […]
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      At least 2,200 are dead after the Nepal earthquake, and aftershocks keep coming [qz.com] A day after an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck Nepal, at least 2,200 people have died and more than 5,500 have been injured. Aftershocks continue to rattl…
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        American surgeons are still mutilating children who don’t look “normal” [qz.com] As I inject 200mL of testosterone into my thigh, uncertain of its effects, but praying for miracles, I lament the healthy testes removed from my body at the age of 13.
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          I’ve been interrogated by police more than 50 times—all because I’m black [qz.com] The summer I was nine, my teenage cousin Sana came from England to visit my family in Oshawa. He was tall, handsome and obnoxious, the kind of guy who could palm a basketball like M…
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            Sex and gender aren’t perfectly binary. Why should clothes be? [qz.com] One of fashion’s major story lines of the last year has been the industry’s sudden, widespread embrace of clothes that ignore gender lines.
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              Nearly 2,000 dead after Nepal’s huge earthquake—but the toll could get much, much higher [qz.com] Twenty four hours after Nepal was rattled by a massive earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, at least 1,900 people have died as buildings collapsed and an a…
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                How you can help Nepal right now [qz.com] A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,400 people, overturning buildings and leaving Kathmandu, a capital of nearly one million people, in rubble.
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                  “Everest” filmmaker David Breashears is back on the mountain and confirmed alive by his colleagues [qz.com] David Breashears, the American mountaineer and filmmaker who has summited Mount Everest five times and recently returned for another expedition, is alive an…
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                    Photos: A rush to help survivors after Nepal’s catastrophic earthquake [qz.com] More than 1,300 people are now confirmed dead, reports Reuters, in the wake of a 7.9 magnitude earthquake just 77km (about 50 miles) outside of Kathmandu, Nepal. Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan …
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                      The rise of sweatpants squeezes Spanx [qz.com] The trend toward loose-fitting clothing is prompting a maker of form-fitting apparel to rethink its approach. Helping women shoehorn themselves into clothing is becoming less of an […]
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                        The great Starbucks outage was not caused by hackers [qz.com] The registers went down but the coffee continued to flow. Starbucks later resolved the problem, which the […]
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                          Nash Grier, Tyler Oakley—oh, and Obama—will be the real powers in Washington tonight [qz.com] Washington loves a power ranking, and what better occasion than the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, the gathering of celebrities, journalists and public o…
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                            From WWII bombing raids to drone strikes, death from the sky is always a nightmare [qz.com] Some nights, my father woke up screaming. My siblings and I could hear him on the other side of the thin wall that separated our bedrooms, his yelps subsiding as my mother …
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                              “We were sitting without hope in the dark:” Teen survivor of the Rana Plaza tragedy speaks out [qz.com] This is an excerpt from WOMEN IN CLOTHES, by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton. Kalpona Akter, […]
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                                Malaria doesn’t have to be a death sentence [qz.com] The sad truth about malaria is that it continues to be one of the most deadly conditions in the world. Every minute a person dies from malaria, and […]
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                                  Feminism doesn’t need more inspiration—it needs more anger [qz.com] From the stage of the Women in the World (WITW) conference, a summit organized by media powerhouse Tina Brown for the sixth year in a row, Sunitha Krishnan, a feisty Indian anti-trafficking activi…
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                                    A massive earthquake has just shaken Nepal and northern India [qz.com] A little before noon, a massive earthquake—measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS)—hit 77km northwest of Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital city, sen…
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                                      Quartz Weekend Brief—Comcast’s defeat, Bangladesh’s curse, chlorine in Syria, Spamerica [qz.com] Ever so rarely, something comes along to challenge the narrative that the US government is beholden to the corporate interests that fund political campaigns.
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                                        China’s bull market clearly kept charging this week [qz.com] Chinese stocks performed really well this week. Again. No, margin lending activity hasn’t really calmed down (paywall).
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                                          Podcast: How airlines use data to charge more—and how fliers are fighting back [qz.com] Quartz and Marketplace are collaborating on a new podcast. It’s still in preview mode, but we’re releasing the latest episode for your enjoyment and feedback. Plus, a […]