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Quickies

Quickies: The science of chronic fatigue, actors with disabilities in Hollywood, and corn mazes

How bad science misled millions with chronic fatigue syndrome – “The analysis shows that if you’re already getting standard medical care, your chances of being helped by the treatments are, …

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Quickies: Tardigrades, editing DNA, and “failed marriages”

Angelina’s divorce shows how “failed marriages” are failing us – “With longer lives, people and their priorities change. If you can only count to living well until 40, then getting …

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Quickies

Quickies: Women atheists, girl activism, and Terrible Men

Women atheists are genuinely considered monsters – “A lot of times, secularists want to imagine themselves as wonderful progressives in a really pure and clear way—that they’ve been on the …

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Skepticism

Quickies: African American history museum, new Librarian of Congress, and harassment at Apple

Why does the FDA still discriminate against men who have sex with men – “The California legislature ended their session last week by calling on President Obama to compel the …

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Australia
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Quickies: Paleolithic ax debunks myths, teachers, and having your voice heard

Paleolithic ax debunks colonialist myth – “Stone tools from the earliest occupation periods in Australia have previously been interpreted as simple and unsophisticated compared to those found elsewhere dating to …

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Quickies

Quickies: Cuttlefish counting, clean eating, and spiders

Cuttlefish can count better than one-year-old humans – And they prefer quality over quantity when it comes to food items. The fear of having children when you know they’ll face …

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White House
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Quickies: Sandy Hook hoaxers, looking presidential, and Grandmother Fish

How Hillary Clinton can get “that presidential look” – “Trump is not wrong that Hillary Clinton does not have That Presidential Look. She is, after all, female, something that no …

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Quickies

Quickies: Evolution of kiwis, body diversity, and tree lobsters

Georgetown University plans to atone for slave past – “Georgetown’s president, John J. DeGioia, who announced the measures in a speech on Thursday afternoon, said he would offer a formal …

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