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Quickies

Quickies: Science jokes, NY Comic Con, and anti-psychic fliers

The true story of Stronzo Bestiale (and other scientific jokes) – The string of updates make it even better. From Daniela. Comic book world is becoming friendlier to women. Video …

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Quickies: Dark energy, cave paintings discovered, and “abrasive” women

On working with dark energy – “I was drawn to my project because I think it is outrageous – we are using a novel instrument technique to measure dark energy, …

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Quickies

Quickies: Nerd dating, Lovecraft, and bird hats

How to correct a date on nerd knowledge – It’s a choose your own adventure comic, even. GoDaddy CEO: Why women are turned off by the tech industry – From …

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Quickies: Street harassment map, women pioneers of programming, and the Womansplainer

2.5 blocks of street harassment – A map of all of the street harassment that a woman received during 4 days of walking her 2.5 block commute on crutches. The …

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Quickies: Why are women more religious, monarch butterflies, and healthy eating

Why are women more religious than men? – “Those are basically your two choices as a woman: Become a feminist and accept the bleak fact that your hard work can …

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Skepticism

Quickies: Inherent misogyny, mansplaining, and nail polish

Blinded by my privilege – From the Women in Astronomy blog, a personal story of how to become aware of one’s privilege. Evolutionary anthropologist: “Misogyny is not an inherent human …

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Quickies: Texas textbooks, privilege, and breasts

In Texas textbooks, Moses is a founding father – “The Texas State Board of Education is studying how textbook publishers responded to the state’s ideologically driven guidelines for teaching history. …

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Quickies: Chemtrails, being a target, and Nanopatch vaccine delivery

Activists will gather this weekend to protest imaginary chemtrails – From Mary. How it feels to be a target – “I am targeted for rape and other types of sexual …

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