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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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Quickies: Division in the Science March, Invasive Wildflowers in Cheerios, and Lord of the Flies in Modern Times

Science march on Washington, billed as historic, plagued by organizational turmoil – “Yet for all the excitement, STAT has found, plans for the march are plagued by infighting among organizers, …

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Quickies: Trump’s Tax Returns, a Pizza Funeral, and Tilapia Skin for Burns

Minority Advocacy Groups Feel Left Out Of National Efforts, Funding – ” ‘If you live in a family that has never had to ask the question of who is going …

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Quickies: Amazing Science Art, Trading iPhones for Health Insurance, and the White House Wiretapping Pivot

North Korea’s scary past 24 hours, explained – “To be clear, we’re still relatively far from the point of actual military conflict breaking out between any of these countries. But …

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Quickies: Uber’s Sexual Harassment Issue and Women in Tech; the 16-year-old Girl Who Took Down Milo; and Flint’s Water Three Years Later

Will Uber’s Very Public Sexual Harassment Debacle Actually Change Things For Women in Tech? – “I’m not a damn psychic. And how could we have written a piece on women’s …

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Quickies: Homeopathic Medicine Harmed Babies, Countering Lies with Emotions, and Modern White Feminism

Homeopathic remedies harmed hundreds of babies, families say, as FDA investigated for years – “Over a 10-year period, from 2006 to 2016, the FDA collected reports of “adverse events” in …

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