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Did you read about terrifying robots, possible HIV cures, and nasty online comments?

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Hey, did you read:

• That a baby appears to have been cured of HIV infection? Tony Adler

• That the average bill for a trip to the ER is now more than a month's rent? Mick Dumke

• That, according to a Pentagon spokesperson quoted in the Borowitz Report, the sequester spending cuts jeopardize "our capacity to wage war willy-nilly"? Steve Bogira

• John Jeremiah Sullivan writing in the Guardian on the perils of having a father who smokes? (The book this essay is taken from, Blood Horses, is highly recommended.) Tal Rosenberg

• The annual VIDA tally of female bylines in national magazines? —Aimee Levitt

• That nasty reader comments affect other readers' understanding and interpretation of online content? (Comments here include "I can relate this article.") Kate Schmidt

• Former Reader editor Michael Lenehan's story of Loyola's groundbreaking 1963 NCAA championship in the Times? Deanna Isaacs

• That Boston Dynamics is building robots that should terrify the hell out of you? Kevin Warwick

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