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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week Josh and Chuck read tons of articles, plenty of the good. Here are the best of the bunch for your reading enjoyment.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of articles, many of which are really good. Here are the best of the bunch.

In Search of the Ghoulish Work of Japan's Unit 731

There was something about the moment in human history that encapsulated World War II where the idea of vivisecting humans seemed appealing to a lot of people around the world. Either that, or there are a lot of us who really want to dismember alive those people we interact with at any given moment and it was only under the utter attendent loss of humanity that afforded some of those people the opportunity to do it. That Herophilus, the father of anatomy, vivisected about 600 live subjects in the fouth century BC, shows that the curosity of what will happen when a knife opens a live human is an ancient one.