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Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

John Cantlie and ISIS, street harassment and GamerGate.

LOOKING FOR SOME articles and videos to help break up the afternoon, but only have 10 minutes to spare?

Try these nuggets for size – all take 10 minutes or less to enjoy.

1. A night out with Gamergate

new york Source: NY Mag

A night on the town with Gamergate: meet the people behind 8Chan. [NY Mag - mins]

2. ISIS Stockholm Syndrome?

Mideast Syria British Journalist Freelance British photojournalist John Cantlie poses with a Free Syrian Army rebel in Aleppo Source: AP/Press Association Images

The Daily Beast looks at John Cantlie, ISIS hostage, and his ‘reporting’ in Kobane for the militants. Is it Stockholm Syndrome? [The Daily Beast - 2 mins]

3. Living two lives

slate mental illness

These photographs show the dual lives that people living with mental illness have. They’re honest, fascinating, and will make you think.  [Slate - 4 mins]

4. Dublin on Instagram

These amazing photos taken in Dublin by Dragana Jurisic will have you reaching for your smartphone. [TheProwlster - 2 mins]

5. Street harassment

Source: Street HarassmentVideo/YouTube

This woman secretly filmed a walk through the streets of New York – and says she was harassed 100 times over 10 hours. [TheJournal.ie - 3 mins]

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