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Things I’ve Read in the Last Few Days That Should be Onion Articles, But Were Not.

Plan B, which is sold over the counter, Ella, and others—as well as intrauterine devices (I.U.D.s), a common form of birth control, could be banned if the Life at Conception Act became law.* Echoing the views of many opponents of personhood laws, Downing argued that these birth-control methods prevented a fertilized egg from implanting in a woman’s uterus and so, under Paul’s proposal, could instantly be reclassified as weapons of murder.

The New Yorker 

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America’s Rooftop Solar Panels Are Probably Facing The Wrong Direction

Popular Science

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St. Paul employee who hit own car with rented city van wants damages

Pioneer Press

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Fracking company teams up with Susan G. Komen, introduces pink drill bits “for the cure”

Salon

Taurus: This is a week for cleaning bad feelings out of your house, for clearing bad feelings out of your body. There are so many ways to keep living. There are so many ways to get free, and there are so many kinds of strange joy that you can let into your heart, and it’s okay to quit things that make you sad, sometimes. It’s okay to walk away. It’s okay to talk and talk and talk until your secrets turn into air. Drink water or go on the longest walks or cook something beautiful just for yourself.

Wooden shelter perched on a mountain in the Alps on the border of Slovenia and Italy. The cabin “bivouac Luca Vuerich” pays tribute to the mountaineer Vuerich Luca, who died in an avalanche in 2010. Mountaineers can take refuge there for free if they manage to climb the 2531 meters.