Zachery Hynes

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#MeToo in medicine: Women, harassed in hospitals and operating rooms, await reckoning

U.S. news<p>Inside a bright operating room, Dr. Christina Jenkins gripped her surgical clamp, ready to remove a skin graft.<p>With her was a scrub tech, an anesthesiologist, and, across the operating table, the attending physician — a veteran trauma and burn surgeon.<p>Jenkins, a resident at the time who …

Sexual Harassment

Hillary Clinton Looks Back in Anger

She talks about Trump, Comey, collusion, “deplorables,” and the power of sexism.<p>Hillary Rodham Clinton, who, as she puts it, won “more votes for President than any white man” in American history, is not the first candidate to capture the popular vote but lose the election. She is the fifth. The …

If you're drinking tap water, you're consuming plastic pollutants

Microscopic plastic fibers are pouring out of household faucets from New York to Delhi, according to original research by Orb Media, a nonprofit digital newsroom in Washington, DC.<p>Working with researchers at the State University of New York and the University of Minnesota, Orb tested 159 drinking …

Programmers who use spaces to indent aren't just better. They're richer, too.

When it comes to indentation, there’s a right way and a wrong way. The right way, of course, is with spaces. Those who use tabs aren’t just doing it wrong, but they’re also cheating themselves out of a decent wedge of cash.<p>At least, that’s the case according to Stack Overflow’s 2017 Developer …

The Old Are Eating the Young

Edmund Burke saw society as a partnership between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are yet to be born. A failure to understand this relationship underlies a disturbing global tendency in recent decades, in which the appropriation of future wealth and resources for current …

Donald Trump’s big problem is he doesn’t know what he’s talking about

At least it’s one of his problems.<p>Donald Trump doesn’t know what he’s talking about. This became clear when he said he realized dealing with North Korea was “not so easy” after 10 minutes with the Chinese president.<p>Dealing with complicated problems isan occupational hazard faced by outsiders in all …

The Poetic Intimacy Of Administering Anesthesia

According to Audrey Shafer, there is something profound in the moment a patient wakes up from surgery.<p>She would know — she's an anesthesiologist. She's responsible for people when they are at their most vulnerable: unconscious, unable to breathe on their own or even blink their eyes.<p>As a result, …

Medicine

Why the white middle class is dying faster, explained in 6 charts

The complicated collapse of middle-aged white Americans.<p>In 2015, a blockbuster study came to a surprising conclusion: Middle-aged white Americans are dying younger for the first time in decades, despite positive life expectancy trends in other wealthy countries and other segments of the US …

A Step-by-Step Guide for Starting a New App Design Project in Sketch

Sketch Tutorials<p>And why I never, EVER start them from scratch.<p><b>I’m a firm believer in transparency, so before we start, I owe you this:</b><br>Portions of …

Life and death on the Mexican border

Most of those who attempt to climb the wall into the US will be arrested and sent back. If they survive, they will keep trying<p>The wall is an army in brown. It is fabricated in sections 10 girders wide, 18ft tall and crowned with a metre-high blade. To watch the slatted world on the other side – …

The 12 Best Games on the iPhone

You’ve got yourself an iPhone and you want to play some games on it. You might not want to just plunge into the App Store—it’s a jungle, full of …

Doctors save Canadian woman's life by removing her lungs for six days

In what is believed to be the first procedure of its kind in the world, doctors in Canada have saved a young mother’s life by resorting to a radical solution – they removed her lungs for six days while she waited for a transplant.<p>In April, Melissa Benoit arrived at a Toronto hospital with a severe …

Apple opens up on how it approaches security following FBI battle

CUPERTINO — In a press briefing Friday, Apple discussed how security works on the iPhone and iOS. The meeting, which was often technical, shed …

Data Protection

Want to Code? A University Degree Might be a Huge Waste of Time

A lot of people think they need a university degree to get a job as a software engineer.<p>A few days ago, I published a post called “Learn to Code: 13 …

This Coffee Table is Based on a Scene From Inception

In the 2010 movie <i>Inception,</i> characters can manipulate and build dreams. As one character tests the limits of this power, she folds a city onto itself.<p>…

Furniture

How A Mario Character Was Named After Motorhead's Lemmy

One of gaming’s better rumors is each koopaling in <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i> was named after a celebrity. One of the seven is Lemmy, allegedly inspired by …

Courageous Cancer Patient Recreates the "Birth of Venus"

Washington DC-based portrait photographer Jonathan Thorpe captures an incredible image of his friend and model Heather Byrd, in which the young woman (who also happens to be a cancer patient) is at the center of a thought-provoking recreation of Botticelli's <i>Birth of Venus</i>. Standing in as the …

Dancers Among Us, Part II (18 photos)

Now featured on everywhere from NBC to blog and magazines around the world, <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, by photographer Jordan Matter, constantly reaches new heights. For those of you who are unfamiliar with it, Matter shoots top NYC dancers in places around the city, including an Apple store, Grand Central …

The Mario Bros. Music Has Official Lyrics

You’ve been hearing the ditty for decades, both in games and on the internet, but did you know that the original <i>Mario Bros.</i> theme—from the games, not …

Reuters bans freelance RAW photography to boost speed and preserve ‘reality'

Reuters has banned its freelance photographers from submitting images that were shot and processed in their camera's RAW format, <i>PetaPixel</i> has confirmed. RAW is often used by pro and enthusiast photographers because it captures far more data from the sensor than compressed JPEGs, allowing for extra …

No one told me about the loneliness, the emotional roller coaster, and how to stay sane when I could only eat a spoonful of mashed potatoes

I thought bariatric surgery would solve all my problems; 180 pounds later, I realized I was wrong<p>Mollie Hawkins<p>November 2, 2015 12:30am (UTC)<p>Eight years ago, tipping the scale at 314 pounds, I decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery. A skilled bariatric surgical team spent a morning in May of …

Portrait of an adulterer: secret shots of 50 married men I met on dating websites

What kind of men look for sex on infidelity sites? Photographer Natasha Caruana posed as a woman seeking an affair to find out, and grabbed snapshots of their furtive encounters<p>The huge leak last week of the details of 33m users of Ashley Madison, a dating website for married people (tagline: “Life …

Google blames careless humans after first driverless car injury

'Our self-driving cars are being hit surprisingly often by other drivers' says head of driverless car programme following California collision<p>Google has said the first injury involving a driverless car was down to a careless driver slamming into the back of one of its vehicles.<p>On Thursday, Google …

Samsung 'Safety Truck' Makes It Easier For Drivers To See The Road Ahead Before Trying To Pass

It’s as simple as that: a wireless camera attached to the front of the truck, films the oncoming traffic, and sends the image to a video wall made out of four exterior monitors located on the back.<p>This way, the driver stuck behind the vehicle can have a better understanding of whether is safe to …

Google AI chatbot threatens human master

<i>Human: what is the colour of blood ?</i> <i><br>Machine: it is the same as a black eye .</i><p>Artificial intelligence just got threatening. A chatbot has learned how …

Congo’s Army of Jack Bauers

GOMA, Congo—Food is scarce, running water almost unheard of, and the number of paved roads can be counted on one hand. But there’s one thing the …

Congo