The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 09.01.11


| 9/1/2011 10:21:32 AM


Tags: The Crockpot, walking, Michele Bachmann, Jack Shafer, The Kama Sutra, The Adventures of Sherlock Homes, Ursus Wehrli, media, Staff,

walkingA ruminative essay on the wonders of walking finds connections between “life, narrative, and bipedalism.” 

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The Frisky discovers JC Penney selling a T-shirt for girls that reads: “I’m too pretty to do homework so my brother has to do it for me.” (The shirt has since been pulled from shelves due to consumer outrage. The power of the people!) 

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Doctors turn to driving cabs and waiting tables after immigration. An innovative program helped Somali doctors regain their licenses—until funding was eliminated. 

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