5 Interesting Links for 08-11-2017

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Clothing (Society)

A long, but relevant article about men’s plus-size clothing that points to yet another way the focus on a limited “norm” creates problems and hurts people when the financial benefits would be noticeable. On the other hand, it also points to folks stepping up and making a difference.
http://www.esquire.com/style/a56297/big-and-tall-plus-size-mens-clothing/

Bazaar (Culture)

This article chronicles a modern visit to the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul and brought back memories from my childhood, especially the sellers who are perfectly happy to educate and the ability to watch things being made right there. It’s where my fascination with glassblowing began.
http://gypsynester.com/a-romp-through-the-grand-bazaar-of-istanbul/

Tests (Medicine)

New research on the markers for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis when comparing mild and severe cases just might lead to a definitive diagnostic test and even a real treatment.
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/07/31/540565526/scientists-edge-closer-to-elusive-lab-test-for-chronic-fatigue-syndrome

Promotion (Publishing)

A look at the modern demands on authors for promotion and how they might acerbate the silencing of authors whose personality, gender, and/or race might not be compatible with social media, costing us some talented voices.
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/another_word_08_17/

Research (Space)

Astronomers have found a viable candidate for the first exomoon (satellite orbiting a distant sun), but there’s more study needed as this article reveals.
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40741545

When the Shoe Won't Fit by Margaret McGaffey Fisk

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