Friday, July 1, 2011


A crack in the case. New revelations by the woman who accused Dominique Strauss Kahn of sexual assault have cast the whole prosecution in doubt.

Putting themselves on the map. Egyptian women take matters into their own hands, and put up a website that details where the places they've been sexually harrassed.

Cruelty begins at home. A colleague of Rumana Manzur gives us the Bangladeshi perspective on her horrific assault.

Something useful for the youthless. A rare disease called progeria causes rapid aging in children -- and now, there may be hope for treatment.

Copper wiring. To get into a concert by his favourite band, a British man impersonates a police officer -- and finds he has a surprising aptitude for serving and protecting.

And...thou shalt not quill. Fashionistas are festooning their hair with feathers -- which frustrates fans of fly fishing, who find those feathers fundamental to their fun.

As It Happens, the Friday edition. Radio that suggests we all wait for the end of the coiffing fit.

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