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Quickies: Weight Loss is Complicated; Why Call-Out Culture is Toxic; and Coming Out on Master of None

Hollywood’s Reductive Narratives About School – “The story of low-income, urban students of color has been told too often by white, middle-class people like me who are cast as main …

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Quickies: the End of the $100 Graphing Calculator; Finding Out Your Parent is a Conspiracy Theorist; and Nerdy Birthday Cards

Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available – This article contrasts a poor, black, single mother who has a housing voucher but cannot find …

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Quickies: Why People Don’t Return Shopping Carts; Vintage Vampire-Killing Kits; and the Privilege of Buying in Bulk

Follow-Up: The Reasons People Don’t Return Their Shopping Carts – “It seemed like a simple question: Why don’t people return their shopping carts? It turned into a full discussion in …

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Quickies: Evangelical Teen Magazine, the Insulting Childbirth Experiences for People with Disabilities, and Raw Milk Causes Illness

The Insulting Childbirth Experiences Mothers With Disabilities Endure – ” ‘My parents were told when I was born that I would never have a child,’ Nikki says. Growing up, when …

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Quickies: Intersex and Proud, Juice is Bad For You, and ‘Dear White People’ Needs Work

People think juice is good for them. They’re wrong. – “Mrs. G. came to our offices for her first visit distraught. Her primary-care doctor had just diagnosed her with diabetes, …

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Quickies: High School Journalists Uncover Fraud, Taking Uber to the ER, and McDonald’s Pizza

These high school journalists investigated a new principal’s credentials. Days later, she resigned. – I love everything about this story. Not All the Single Ladies Want This Subscription Box Designed …

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Quickies: The CIA’s Bowling League, Neural Net “Recipes,” and Trump Voters Fear Diversity

Mike Pence’s Marriage and the Beliefs That Keep Women from Power – “But it’s one thing to avoid a particular situation involving a particular woman who makes you feel a …

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Quickies: Outhouses, Dinosaur Facts, and the Fake Publishers that are Ruining Science

22 Tweets For Women Who Are Just So Done With Bullshit – SAME. One reason young people don’t go into science? We don’t fail well – “For me as a …

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