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The Culture Report: Reimagining Psychiatry in Rural India, NYC Bans Super-Sized Drinks…


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Here’s some of our top picks for stories in culture:

Reuters: New York OKs nation’s first ban on super-sized sugary drinks – By an 8-0 vote with one abstention, the mayoral-appointed city health board outlawed sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces nearly everywhere they are sold, except groceries and convenience stores. Violators of the ban, which does not include diet sodas, face a $200 fine”…Continue Reading

Atlantic: Reimagining Psychiatry in Rural India – Sathya, a 25-year-old woman from a rural village outside Chennai, India, was 18 when she started throwing stones at worshippers going to pray at the temple next door to her home. She grew angry, refused to help her mother with chores, and would often wander away. Earlier that year, Sathya had been raped by a classmate”…Continue Reading

Worldcrunch: Chinese Investors Snatching up Bordeaux Vineyards – BORDEAUX – The sale of the Château de Gevrey-Chambertin at the end of August has revived the specter of France’s vineyards being transferred en masse into the hands of Chinese billionaires. However, in the Bordeaux region itself, these new investors seem to be rather well received by professionals in the field”…Continue Reading

Eater National: Noma’s Pastry Chef Rosio Sanchez on ‘Deliciousness Over Technical Fireworks’– For the past three years, Rosio Sanchez has run the pastry section at Noma, in Copenhagen. She is in charge of preparing the last two or so plates that conclude the meal at what has been declared the best restaurant in the worldfor the past three years. She is young, having gotten her first major kitchen job at 21, under Alex Stupak, then of New York’s wd-50″…Continue Reading


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