Slime mold
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Quickies: Women knights, slime molds, and sexist ads

“Game of Thrones” effect sees female knights jousting at English castles – Brienne of Tarth would be so proud. How slime molds make decisions – Really interesting and beautiful video …

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Quickies: Online safe spaces, treating obese patients, and an index of stinging insects

The sisterhood of the traveling safe spaces – “…in an Internet where every woman can find her own version of sisterhood?—?or, barring that, start her own?—?a jaded eye knows no …

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Erlenmeyer flasks
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Quickies: Gravitational wave detecting, NASA engaging women in data science, and the mistrust of science

Prepare for an explosion of gravitational wave detections – “One of the first things this black hole census can do is rewrite the textbook version of stellar evolution.” From Amy. …

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Beets
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Quickies: How GPS changes your salad, toxic masculinity, and game developer Barbie

How a GPS glitch can change the taste of your salad – “Even space weather—such as solar flares—can have strange, indirect effects on our everyday world. The next beets you …

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Quickies: On mass shootings, non-binary status ruling, and the Tony awards

Mass murder at the gay bar: When a refuge becomes a target – “With the Pulse Orlando shooting, Dave Cullen, author of the definitive account of the Columbine massacre, saw …

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Facepalm
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Quickies: The history of farting, narratives of domestic violence, and wine

A brief medical history of farting – “Perhaps, though, the scientists reasoned, they reacted badly to any excess gas! And that is how 18 people wound up getting argon pumped …

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flowers
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Quickies: Effort to recall judge of Stanford rape case, Gloria Steinem on violence against women, and medical debt

Stanford sexual assault: judge facing recall campaign over light sentence – “Further scrutiny on the judge’s remarks at sentencing appear to suggest he concluded the defendant had “less moral culpability” …

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Quickies: Praying mantis named after RBG, too many women, and Our Bodies, Ourselves

Scientists name new praying mantis species after Ruth Bader Ginsburg – This makes me so happy. From Mindy. Our final answer on “too many women” – The “Stuff You Missed …

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