The controversial dress
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Quickies: MRAs, drug testing welfare recipients, and that damned blue/white dress

What kind of man joins the men’s rights movement? – The caption for that first photo…just ugh. From Courtney. Drug testing welfare users is a sham, but not for the …

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Feminist Thor
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Quickies: Brianna Wu withdraws from Pax East, bulldozing the white men’s internet, and Thor is a feminist

Brianna Wu withdraws from PAX East, citing safety concerns – “In recent days, Wu has also been surprised by one of her chief online tormentors, a man who called himself …

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Ichthyosaur fossil
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Quickies: New Ichthyosaur discovered, bacteria is everywhere, and straight talk for white men

Museum discovers new species from fossil they thought was fake – And name it after a female scientist! Your soap has bacteria in it but it still gets you clean …

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Forest floor covered in dried leaves
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Quickies: Women hermits, winter in Antarctica, and showy male feminists

Where are all the women hermits? – “…if the hermit is always a man, if there’s nobility in his solitude, then what’s left for women? Old maid. Hag. There must …

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Bunny kiss
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Quickies: Video games about consent, who’s to blame for vaccine resistance, and revenge porn mogul pleads guilty

What video games can teach us about consent and intimacy – “Consent is a prickly topic to navigate — in society, in sex, even in our own heads. But learning …

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Women doing science
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Quickies: Discrimination in science, paying more to church-going foster parents, and inflammation treatment breakthrough

Black and Latina women scientists sometimes mistaken for janitors – “…a new report on women of color in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, found that 100 percent of …

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Pills
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Quickies: FDA doesn’t protect us, offense discourse, and birth control

Infoporn: Proof that the FDA isn’t protecting Americans’ health – “Whenever the FDA catches falsified data or unreported side effects, it issues a warning letter to document the bad research. …

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Tootsie Pops
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Quickies: Hasidic atheists, vaccination rates in Silicon Valley, and lollipop science

The double life of Hasidic atheists – “There are far fewer women in this situation than men, and the women were even harder to draw out. They risk losing their …

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