The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Wellness

Here’s some scientific proof that we’re hard wired to think that Osama Bin Laden’s death is victory over the “bad guys” of the world. [Time]

After years of controversy, a health clinic for porn stars in Los Angeles closes. [Associated Press]

A new study shows that fat taken from the body during liposuction reappears… but in different places. Gross! [NY Times]

Take a look at the world’s ten worst foodborne pathogens, and what you can do to protect yourself. [Wall Street Journal]

The New Yorker reviews Sex, Drugs and Sea Slime: The Ocean’s Oddest Creatures and Why They Matter. Learn some crazy facts, and pick up a few conversation starters for your next date night. [New Yorker]


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