Link roundup for 9-22-15!


The Dubious Quick Kill – Turns out, in a duel, when you stab someone in the chest they don’t die so quick. Sometimes to outrageous effect.

Teacher required: may need own boat – A remote Scottish village wants to hire a teacher for their kids, but the only way to get there is by boat or footpath. Takes a special sort… Just kidding! This is actually the spiel for a quirky BBC drama, airing next fall. No, actually, it’s real.

Homebirth again shown to be safe – No new news dept: Homebirth is as safe or safer than hospital birth for low-risk pregnancies.

Why Are You Not Dead Yet? – Life expectancy has doubled in the last 150 years, and the reasons why are pretty interesting.


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