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An unthinkable question in a town that has built its livelihood on bountiful seafood: Would people eat the insidious creature?
New York Times piece on “a Quest to Convert a Sea Snail Plague Into a Culinary Pleasure” in France.

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Someone tried to stop me from reaching my dreams, and I want to be able to just say, well, ‘Nice try, I’m still going to go for it and stay positive through it.’

Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a ballroom dancer who lost her foot in the second bombing at the Boston Marathon. Via WBUR’s Here & Now.

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The fact that this happened is a big problem for us. We have our number one position to defend. Security is obviously very important.
Caroline De Wolf, a spokeswoman for the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, after thieves stole diamonds worth $50 million. Source: The New York Times.