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Bombay El Guincho
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Flores Para Ti Rafael Cortes, Raw Artistic Soul et. al.

For decades, Hill County Farms, also known as Henry's Turkey Service, housed a group of mentally disabled men in squalor in this former schoolhouse in Atalissa, Iowa. The EEOC won a judgment against the company for exploiting the men. John Schultz/Quad-City Times/ZUMAPRESS.com hide caption

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A 'Wake-Up Call' To Protect Vulnerable Workers From Abuse

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My Pet Goat Marco Benevento
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Inchworm Battles

Egyptian folk singer Dina El Wedidi performs at Qasr El Nil Theater during the Downtown Cairo Arts Festival. Wedidi says efforts to revitalize venues like the Qasr El Nil are important because there aren't enough places for musicians of the post-revolution explosion to perform. Mostafa Abdel Aty/Courtesy of Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival hide caption

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From The Heart Of Egypt's Revolt, The Pulse Of Artistic Life

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Tchavolo Swing The Hot Club of San Francisco

Stan Bronson, 84, has been an honorary batboy for the University of Memphis Tigers since 1958. The university provides his food and medical care. Mike Brown/The Commercial Appeal/Landov hide caption

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Baseball's 'Most Durable Batboy' Marks 55 Years On The Field

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More Hone Ben Trout

Soldiers of Israel's 33rd Caracal Battalion take part in a graduation march in the northern part of the southern Israeli Negev desert on March 13. The Caracal was formed in 2004 with the chief purpose of giving women a chance to serve in a true combat role. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Women In Combat: Some Lessons From Israel's Military

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Insensitive Eldar
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And Lay Debo Band
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Discovery at Night Ludovico Einaudi
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Night Shot Polock

Despite significant advances in neurology and imaging, researchers still don't have simple lab tests for diagnosing patients with mental disorders. Diagnoses are still mostly based on a patient's signs and symptoms. BSIP/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Is Psychiatry's New Manual So Much Like The Old One?

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Star Trek Theme (Main Title) Alexander Courage
Aguilas and Cobras Brownout
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In spite of the robotic persona they've cultivated for years, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo elected to make the latest Daft Punk album in a real studio, with real musicians. David Black/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Daft Punk On 'The Soul That A Musician Can Bring'

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Doin' It Right Daft Punk & Panda Bear
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Brown Oxford Archie Pelago