Olympic athletes come in all shapes and sizes, as this slide show attests. Some very cool pictures, along with statistics and snippets of interviews.
Mexico City is hosting a global AIDS conference, but I bet it will just be more of the same.
CSH units are reshaping the face of battlefield medicine; here’s a neat documentary about them. More on battlefield medicine here. (And here, for anyone who feels like sending me a delicious present.)
Iraqi interpreters who risked their lives in Iraq to support coalition troops say that they have been largely neglected after being resettled in Australia.
Yet another creative solution to the “obesity epidemic” has emerged in Britain, where parents of overweight children will receive mean letters. I’m sure that’s going to be productive, because obviously since fat people can’t recognize the fact that they are fat, neither can their parents.
A roundup of news about the K2 disaster is being consistently updated by the helpful folks at mounteverest.net.
Street View hits Australia.
Oysters are too sexy to live in France, apparently.