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Quickies: Misogyny at Fox News, Another “Fountain of Youth” Pill, and Della Reese’s Talk Show

5 Points On The Explosive Allegations In Andrea Tantaros’ Fox News Lawsuit – “In a lawsuit filed Monday, former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros alleges that ex-network boss Roger Ailes …

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Quickies: Transmasculine Visibility, Jazz Hands, and Biblical Literalism

The Obsession With Biblical Literalism – “A Christian theme park in Kentucky brings the ancient to life through a life-sized reconstruction of Noah’s Ark—but not without dipping into fiction.” I …

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Quickies: Roombas, Bacteria, and Medical Marijuana Studies

They were strangers at the starting line. Less than 20 minutes later, they were eternally linked. – “In a sport measured by a running clock and at a global event …

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Quickies: Villainesses, Baltimore, and Deadly Snails

L Is For Learning: A New Book On Proven Approaches And How Teachers Can Use Them – I’m definitely adding this one to my reading list. Studies shine light on …

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Quickies: More About the Olympics, Microbe Science, and Childbirth in America

In Brazil, I was most impressed by feats of strength outside Olympic arenas – “I began to notice that strength in less obvious ways, too: Hotel workers meeting near the …

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Quickies: Ghostwriter, Margot Robbie, and the Trans/Adoption Correlation

Ghostwriter: The Most Literary ’90s Kids Show – “They were all budding poets, songwriters, gamers, trivia aficionados, and mystery lovers, demonstrating that there are myriad ways to engage with language. …

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Quickies: Snopes in a Post-Truth Era, Stinky City Planning, and Malia Obama Acts Like a Teenger (Because She Is One)

This Just In. Malia Obama Seen Acting Like a Teenage Girl – “In truth, there’s nothing Malia Obama could or couldn’t do that would win universal approval. Her achievements are …

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Quickies: South Korea’s “Gamergate,” Scientology in Taiwan, and Men’s Inherent Distrust of Women

Instagram is building the anti-harassment tools Twitter won’t – “Instagram has been building a series of anti-harassment tools and plans to roll some of them out to all users in …

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