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Here’s what doesn’t work: advocating secrecy and treating lice infestations as though they’re shameful - Kristin O'Keefe

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The Technology of Lice Removal

I think about lice. A lot. It’s an occupational hazard, but I can say with certainty that it’s better than the occupational hazards encountered on the Dirty Jobs episodes involving maggot farming, sewage removal or owl vomit collection.

Recently, while engaged in a de-lice-full reverie, I realized that despite all of our 21st Century technology—video chat on our phones, civilian space travel, those must-have hot dog dicers (as seen on TV!), and refrigerators that dispense crushed ice on demand—we are not much better off as a species than we were thousands of years ago when it comes to lice.

Here’s why:
1. Lice were around before humans—over a million years before…

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