Wednesday, December 29, 2010


He seemed invincible. But after five previous attempts to kill Iraqi police commander Shamel Ahmed al-Jabouri, suicide bombers finally, and tragically, succeed.

He broke arts stories -- and now he's broken hearts. Author Steven Pinker tells us about his friend, the late Denis Dutton -- the philosophy professor behind one of the world's best arts websites.

The doctor is in and out. An editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine argues that patients should know just how sleep-deprived their surgeon is.

Reindeers keep fallin' on my hood. But that don't mean that things won't soon be turnin' good -- if a Norwegian man's deer-saving plan works.

Could you please fax the potatoes? A new development puts the "tech" in Tex-Mex -- it's a printer that produces three-dimensional food.

And...he nearly died in the wool. Author Roch Carrier reads his own story of a kid who was no pushover when it came to an unwanted pullover: "The Hockey Sweater".

As It Happens, the Wednesday edition. Radio that features one solid dude describing two solitudes.

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