In Short: HIV’s potential to treat cancer, plus 20 powerful moments in human rights video

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Enjoy this sampling of the stories from around the internet that captured our interest this week:

Can a disabled form of HIV be used to fight cancer? A story in The New York Times delves into an experimental treatment.

Earlier this week, Markham Nolan shared how his team verifies videos from war-torn regions to make sure that they are legitimate. Because powerful footage can change how the world thinks. To see just how much, check out this list of 20 powerful moments human rights videos, compiled by Witness, the nonprofit dedicated to opening eyes to human rights abuses.

Graffiti may soon go 3D. PSFK shares the work of street artist James Cochran, who has developed a three-dimensional technique to be enjoyed with or without 3D glasses.

Mother Jones takes a look at the phenomenon of “extreme poverty,” families in the United States that survive on less than $2 per…

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