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Quickies: Empathy, female authors, and a Stonewall monument

They have to be monsters – On empathy, the internet, and why people see others as monsters. 100 must read sci-fi fantasy novels by female authors – So much excellent …

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Quickies: Bodyhacking, comic book butts, and vandalized petroglyphs

Bodyhackers are all around you, they’re called women – “Quantified self is an exciting technology sector that led tech giants such as Apple to make health tracking a part of …

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Quickies: Aphantasia, Alex Jones, and LHC data

Aphantasia: How it feels to be blind in your mind – “I have never visualized anything in my entire life. I can’t “see” my father’s face or a bouncing blue …

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Quickies: Periods in space, all-male panel on gender, and the feminism of Prince songs

What happens when women get their periods in space – From Amy. Fixing the open letter to Rey – This is such a satisfying read. From Ray. PayPal’s all-male panel …

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Quickies: From misogyny to feminism, polio vaccine switch, and the myth of Black Confederates

I was a Men’s Rights Activist – One man’s journey from misogyny to feminism. From Amy. The campaign to eradicate polio takes a giant step forward – “Mathematical modeling suggests …

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Quickies: The science of delicious food, Loch Ness, and sacred sexuality

Scientists have figured out what makes Indian food so delicious – “In a large new analysis of more than 2,000 popular recipes, data scientists have discovered perhaps the key reason …

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Quickies: Genetic unicorns, online comments, and revolutionary women writers

Genetic unicorns defy their own DNA and could hint at new treatments – “Researchers searched genetic data from nearly 600,000 people in scientific studies or databases of DNA testing company …

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Quickies: Etruscan warrior princess, nuns growing marijuana, and Mary Sues

Etruscan warrior prince really a princess – “The untouched tomb held what looked like the body of an Etruscan prince holding a spear, along with the ashes of his wife. …

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