Friday, September 4, 2015

“Dunblane, Scotland: “This is where it all started.” What...



“Dunblane, Scotland: “This is where it all started.” What should a mother do when her 5-year-old son wants to compete in tennis tournaments? Judy Murray created her own in #Dunblane, which is 30 miles northeast of Glasgow. Her sons, @andymurray and Jamie, “grew up on the artificial grass courts” pictured here, photographed by @kierandodds. @andymurray had his first racket by time he was 2. Today, Judy said, the facilities are much the same, but the sport has become more popular.

Where did the top #tennis players first learn to swing a racket? This week, to mark the @usopen, @nytimessports visits the childhood courts of @djokernole, @rogerfederer and @serenawilliams and @venuswilliams, among others. #🎾” By nytimes on Instagram.



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“What would you ask @coaptowicz about Dr. Mütter, the man...



“What would you ask @coaptowicz about Dr. Mütter, the man behind the #MutterMuseum? Ask now, and see @coaptowicz answer your questions Sept 8: muttermuseum.org/events #book #bookstagram #booklaunchparty #museum #visitphilly #medicalhistory #med #history #medicine #skeletons #skulls #philadelphia” By muttermuseum on Instagram.



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“Nothing Twyla Tharp does is casual, especially when it...



“Nothing Twyla Tharp does is casual, especially when it comes to the cultivation of a #dancer. “We have to establish our own identity together,” she told @nytimes in advance of her 50th-anniversary tour. “That takes time.” As she prepares for a tour highlighting two new works, she acknowledges that 10 weeks on the road has its risks. “Every single one of these people has taken a pledge on a stack of Bibles: I am not going down, I am not going down, I will not go down,” she said. The final shows will take place at the David H. Koch Theater in November. @bondukestudio photographed @twylatharp, center, with dancers in rehearsal in New York. #blackandwhite” By nytimes on Instagram.



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“San Diego, CA | September 4, 2015 I love airports....



“San Diego, CA | September 4, 2015

I love airports. Second home.
#onassignment #photojournalism #documentary #reportage #streetphotography #travel #airtravel #silhouette #reflection” By benlowy on Instagram.



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“Often I sleep in the hospital office we have just...



“Often I sleep in the hospital office we have just visited, but we had to make it Saada today to visit another health centre tomorrow. We arrived in Saada city around 6pm. The destruction is huge but people are still out on the streets. The generator we brought with us has broken already, but the driver has found bread so we eat dinner together by torchlight.
#Amran2Saada #DoctorsWithoutBorders #MSF #Yemen #YemenCrisis #Malnutrition #War #airstrike
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Often I sleep in the hospital office we have just visited, but we had to make it Saada today to visit another health centre tomorrow. We arrived in Saada city around 6pm. The destruction is huge but people are still out on the streets. The generator we brought with us has broken already, but the driver has found bread so we eat dinner together by torchlight.
#Amran2Saada #DoctorsWithoutBorders #MSF #Yemen #YemenCrisis #Malnutrition #War #airstrike
Follow the link in our bio for more from Natalie.” By doctorswithoutborders on Instagram.



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“#Repost @mrs_angemi with @repostapp. ・・・ Yes! Many of you...



“#Repost @mrs_angemi with @repostapp.
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Yes! Many of you got this one! Congenital talipes equinovarus or clubfoot which really translates to horse foot is a developmental disorder of the lower limb. It can be seen as an additional feature in genetic syndromes or it can also occur alone in an otherwise healthy baby. It is not always 100% known why club foot occurs, although it can be just due to the position of the baby within the mothers uterus. If you or a family member was born with club foot, there is a chance it can pop up again in your family which leads to believe there is some genetic predisposition. When a baby is born with club foot it needs to be addressed immediately. Club foot doesn’t just go away or straighten itself out over time, it needs to be fixed. It does not hurt the baby at first, but over time untreated it can become painful and lead to problems with walking, playing, shoes fitting, etc. Usually after club foot is treated there is not a recurrence, although a fun fact is that this foot usually is smaller than the other foot (up to 1.5 sizes smaller!)
Don’t forget to visit @muttermuseum to see this and other cool photos of pathology and follow them
@muttermuseum @muttermuseum @muttermuseum
#iheartautopsy #mütter #müttermuseum #mmm #müttersmonthlymystery #clubfoot #mysterydiagnosis #pathology #healtheducation #med #medical #medicina #medicina #medschool #medstudent #pregnant #pregnancy #congenital” By muttermuseum on Instagram.



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“Sister Joseph Maria, left, Sister Mary Cecilia, Sister...



“Sister Joseph Maria, left, Sister Mary Cecilia, Sister Mary Magdalene and Sister Maria Teresa at the Dominican Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary in Summit, New Jersey. Dominican monasteries are essentially engines of #prayer; singing, which the nuns do seven times a day, is a deeper, fuller way of praying. When @tonigreaves visited the community of cloistered #nuns, she was moved by their joyful embrace of a life that is, in many ways, countercultural. She found women who, despite having other chances for work, love and life in the secular world, had embraced a simpler existence of prayer, study and meditation. “We think of monasteries as these quiet places, and they are quiet, but I was surprised by the happiness, joy and love I saw there,” @tonigreaves told the @nytimes #lensblog. #🎶” By nytimes on Instagram.



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“After stopping for lunch, we climb up into the mountains...



“After stopping for lunch, we climb up into the mountains and see planes buzzing overhead and bombed-out fuel stations. We stop in another MSF-supported hospital where we’ve opened an emergency room. When the market was bombed a few days ago, the windows were blown out. The plane we heard buzzing overhead soon after bombed a school 300 metres away. Five patients arrived in our emergency room, including a 10-year-old boy. I treated the boy, who has a broken arm and shrapnel in his abdomen, and sent him in the ambulance to a surgical hospital 90 minutes away.
Before we leave for the final leg to Saada city, we freshen up the giant MSF logos painted on the hospital roof, to ensure the planes know we are there.
#Amran2Saada #DoctorsWithoutBorders #MSF #Yemen #YemenCrisis #Malnutrition #War #airstrike
Click the link in our bio to hear more from Natalie.” By doctorswithoutborders on Instagram.



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“An early-morning #reflection seen from the Swedish island...



“An early-morning #reflection seen from the Swedish island of #Runmaro, a place just an hour away from Stockholm but accessible only by boat. The island’s complicated natural and literary history is encoded in a landscape of deceptively simple beauty. In recent years, Runmaro — along with many other islands in the Stockholm Archipelago — has become attractive to city-dwellers who can pay a small fortune for the Swedish dream, a little rust-red house by the sea. @ilvynjio photographed Runmaro for @nytimestravel.” By nytimes on Instagram.



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“From the displaced persons camp, we headed to our second...



“From the displaced persons camp, we headed to our second stop of the day: an MSF-supported health centre. We set up a makeshift emergency room for people with paediatric and maternity complications. We’ve also had to rent minibuses to act as ambulances. Before, if people couldn’t find someone willing to drive their loved ones to a hospital they would often have to go without medical care.
It’s dangerous being on the roads in Yemen, getting stuck behind cars makes everyone in the team worried as airstrikes can happen at any time. Thankfully, traffic wasn’t bad today and we made it through OK, but the person driving this truck delivering apples wasn’t as fortunate.
#Amran2Saada #DoctorsWithoutBorders #MSF #Yemen #YemenCrisis #Malnutrition #War #airstrike
Follow the link in our bio for more from Natalie.” By doctorswithoutborders on Instagram.



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On the Nose via Now@NEJM



On the Nose via Now@NEJM



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In-Flight Medical Emergencies via Now@NEJM



In-Flight Medical Emergencies via Now@NEJM



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“I’m doctor Natalie Roberts and I’m an MSF...



“I’m doctor Natalie Roberts and I’m an MSF project coordinator in Yemen, a country experiencing one of the worst conflicts I have ever seen. Today, I’m trying to show what a typical day is like for our teams there. For more info and photos, head over to our @msf_field Twitter page.

We’re on the road for a long day today, moving from Amran to the Saada mountains. There was bombing yesterday in our destination, so everyone is anxious. Our car is full: there’s my three Yemeni colleagues, we have medical supplies to deliver, plus food and a generator to make sure we can eat and have light tonight. We stop at a camp near an MSF-supported health centre. 1,000 people live here in awful conditions, they left Saada due to airstrikes. I’m sending this young child with acute malnutrition to the MSF emergency room. People complain here that they have no food.
#Amran2Saada #DoctorsWithoutBorders #MSF #Yemen #YemenCrisis #Malnutrition #War
Click the link in our bio for more from Natalie.” By doctorswithoutborders on Instagram.



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“San Diego, CA | September 3, 2015 Rollin’...



“San Diego, CA | September 3, 2015

Rollin’ rollin’ rollin’
Hanging with the @derbydolls and @nili360
#onassignment #photojournalism #documentary #reportage #sports #rollerderby #rollerskates #nopainnogain” By benlowy on Instagram.



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Arp 159 and NGC 4725 via NASA



Arp 159 and NGC 4725 via NASA



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“Cyberintelligence” via xkcd.com



“Cyberintelligence” via xkcd.com



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Thursday, September 3, 2015

““A slim figure in white, looking cold and lonely against...



““A slim figure in white, looking cold and lonely against a white sky, inched his way today across a 300-foot wire stretched across a rocky gorge of the Great Falls.” #Onthisday in 1974, @nytimes published this photo of the Philippe Petit in Paterson, New Jersey. This stunt took place less than a month after his legendary #tightrope walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center, which astonished New Yorkers. The stunt shown here — captured by @nytimes staff photographer Joyce Dopkeen — was faulted for being brief relative to the wait. “My back is killing me,” one onlooker told @nytimes. “We’ve done dumber things and will do them again,” said another. Yet much of audience of 30,000 was enthusiastic, perching on cars, on steps and on top of a billboard on the road above the gorge, @nytimes reported. We found this photo in our newsroom #archives, known as the morgue. #tbt” By nytimes on Instagram.



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“There are hundreds of bars in the Upper Peninsula of...



“There are hundreds of bars in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where everyone thinks of themselves as a “Yooper” (U.P.ers, get it?). Inspired by the book “Yooper Bars,” a self-published guide to the drinking establishments of the #UpperPeninsula, a @nytimestravel writer sought to visit some of the best. While the book’s authors didn’t make it to all of the bars in the U.P., they came awfully close. It took them the better part of a year to go from the easternmost bar (Chuck’s Place on Drummond Island, pictured here) to the westernmost, 364 miles away. They drank too much and ate too much and drove too far through the forests late at night. Photo by @robertwright for @nytimestravel. #yoopers” By nytimes on Instagram.



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“In the cloudless early hours of July 27, two tiny fishing...



“In the cloudless early hours of July 27, two tiny fishing boats drifted across the #Mediterranean Sea. Crammed aboard were 733 would-be #migrants, including 59 children under the age of 5. Most were from the impoverished and despotically ruled northeast African nation of #Eritrea. They carried with them only biscuits and some plastic bottles of water, and few of them knew how to swim. None wore life jackets. They had pushed off from the Libyan shore at about midnight, along with a third boat that was now missing. Their destination was the Italian island of Sicily, 300 miles away. Most had no idea how long their journey might last, though a few had been told by their smugglers that they could expect to reach Italy in six to eight hours. In reality, at the boats’ current speed, such a voyage would take at least six days, long past the point when almost all those onboard would have perished from dehydration or exposure. For the crossing, the migrants paid an average of $1,500. Paolo Pellegrin of @magnumphotos took this photo while on assignment for #NYTMag. Full story, with videos and photographs: instagram.com/nytimes.” By nytimes on Instagram.



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“For all of tomorrow, MSF doctor Natalie Roberts will take...



“For all of tomorrow, MSF doctor Natalie Roberts will take over our Instagram channel to show you what it’s like to live and work in Yemen today. Natalie is an emergency doctor from the UK who has been working with MSF for two years. In that time she’s spent nine months in Syria, where she helped to set up and run a hospital. She’s also been to the Philippines twice, most recently running MSF’s inflatable hospital in Tacloban, a city devastated by Typhoon Yolanda. She was in the Central African Republic for three months earlier this year and and then Gambella, Ethiopia. And now, Natalie has just returned from Yemen. Posting this day in the life proved too difficult to conduct in real time due to logistical challenges, which will become clear from tomorrow’s posts. We’ll be sending more updates from Natalie throughout the day on our @msf_field Twitter page, which you can get to from the link in our bio.
#Yemen #Amran2Saada #MSF #DoctorsWithoutBorders #war #conflict #dayinthelife” By doctorswithoutborders on Instagram.



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“Their relationship began in the middle of a dance. Caleb...



“Their relationship began in the middle of a dance. Caleb Wiese was doing a Suzy Q, his fiancee, Katherine McClintic, said, “and he’s looking at me and he stopped and said, ‘I need to talk to you.’” Until that point, they had been friends. Just friends. They circled hundreds of times around the dance floor and spent hundreds of nights in each other’s arms before their lips finally met. Now, two years later, Caleb, 27, and Katherine, 24, plan to have a swing band at their wedding on Sunday. It’s something neither one expected that night in 2013. Theirs is a story of #summerlove that blossomed on the dance floors of New York. Piotr Redlinski photographed the couple at the Midsummer Night Swing at @lincolncenter.” By nytimes on Instagram.



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“Repost @columbiamed. ・・・ Joseph Pancoast’s “Treatise on...



“Repost @columbiamed.
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Joseph Pancoast’s “Treatise on Operative Surgery” (Philadelphia, 1844) is a landmark of 19th century American surgical writing. The 486 illustrations on 80 plates are outstanding for their accuracy and detail. This illustration shows an arteriotomy, or opening of an artery. #throwbackthursday #tbt #ColumbiaMed #historyofmedicine #medicine #science #illustration” By figure1 on Instagram



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“A vigil on Tuesday in Far Rockaway, Queens, for NeShawn...



“A vigil on Tuesday in Far Rockaway, Queens, for NeShawn Plummer, a 16-year-old who was shot in the head as he stood with a group of friends late on Sunday. Three years ago, his brother Shawn, 17, was killed as a bystander struck in a wild hail of bullets. Detectives believe that both killings were the results of retaliatory violence over smaller offenses. Although the boys’ mother, Sharon Plummer — a rock of the neighborhood who helped deliver aid after Hurricane Sandy — moved to a quiet part of Brooklyn after the death of her first son, NeShawn returned most days over the summer to see his friends. On Tuesday, families watched the vigil from balconies; teenagers arrived on bikes; and young girls, relatives of the family, held candles and wept. The boys were good children, neighbors and the police said, known for their laughter and BMX bicycle tricks. Photo by @andrewrenneisenphoto.” By nytimes on Instagram.



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“Portland, OR | September 2, 2015 Just hanging on....



“Portland, OR | September 2, 2015

Just hanging on.
Tarzan-like.

#onassignment #photojournalism #documentary #reportage #nature #tree #treeclimbing #portland” By benlowy on Instagram.



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The Flare and the Galaxy via NASA



The Flare and the Galaxy via NASA



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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

“Acupuncture at @maharosenyc, a #healing center in...



“Acupuncture at @maharosenyc, a #healing center in #Greenpoint, Brooklyn that offers conventional modalities like yoga, meditation and acupuncture, as well as a few more offbeat activities: crystal bowl sound baths, tarot card readings, shamanic purification rituals, laughter therapy, spiritual speed dating and, yes, fairy school. “We’re part of a new wave of healing centers,” the center’s owner, Lisa Levine, told @nytimes. “We’re intentionally artistic and invested in beauty; more connected to the goddess, to that feminine, creative energy.” Photo by Piotr Redlinski on #nytassignment.“ By nytimes on Instagram.



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“We’ve selected our image of the week. This patient was...



“We’ve selected our image of the week. This patient was admitted with a life-threatening diagnosis and was found to have severe hypertriglyceridemia. This image shows the triglycerides removed from circulation after apheresis therapy. What is the most likely diagnosis?” By figure1 on Instagram



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“Old #broadcast control equipment in the Conference...



“Old #broadcast control equipment in the Conference Building at the @unitednations in Manhattan. When the 70th regular session of the General Assembly convenes on Sept. 15, it will do so in a complex of buildings that hasn’t looked so good or felt so secure in generations. The Conference Building was a focal point of a seven-year, $2.15 billion makeover. It is in this low-slung structure, over the southbound lanes of F.D.R. Drive, that the Security Council meets, as do the Trusteeship Council and Economic and Social Council, each in its own large assembly hall. Piotr Redlinski photographed the @unitednations complex on #nytassignment.” By nytimes on Instagram.



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Understanding the Broken Heart via Now@NEJM



Understanding the Broken Heart via Now@NEJM



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“After our biggest ever day since we started our search...



“After our biggest ever day since we started our search and rescue operations in May, the MSF and MOAS teams have rescued 1,658 people from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea. But this really shouldn’t be our job.
© Anna Surinyach/MSF
#MSF #MOAS #Mediterranean #SearchandRescue #refugees #Europe #DoctorsWithoutBorders” By doctorswithoutborders on Instagram.



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