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Quickies: Teenage Nostalgia, Sexism is Great?, and Domestic Violence

Neural Nostalgia - “Why do we love the music we heard as teenagers?” It’s true–I’m definitely more into the music of my teenagehood now than I was when I was a …

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Guest Post: Twitter’s Contraception Problem

Editor’s Note: Jenny Splitter, who also blogs on Skepchick’s parenting blog Grounded Parents, wrote this piece to raise awareness on why you never see contraceptives advertised on Twitter.  ****** If …

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Quickies: Racism, Housing Scams, and Fossil-Loving Creationists

What I Did After Police Killed My Son – “Ten years later, we in Wisconsin passed the nation’s first law calling for outside reviews.” From Jamie & Eric. The most …

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Quickies: Women Leaving Engineering, Fergusen, and a Star Trek Writer’s Response to a Homophobe

Many Women Leave Engineering, Blame The Work Culture – “From the aerospace sector to Silicon Valley, engineering has a retention problem: Close to 40 percent of women with engineering degrees …

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Guest Post: Invisible Intersex

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post, by Amy, is about her experience with growing up as an intersexed individual. ****** Do you know someone who is intersexed? Would you be able …

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Quickies: Modern Sex Researchers, Virginity and Shame, and “Outrage Culture”

Meet the Modern-Day Masters of Sex – “Nobody plans on being a sex researcher when they grow up. Nobody plans to work a strain gauge between splayed legs as they …

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Guest Post: A Critique of Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia (GSoW)–Part 2

Editor’s Note: This piece from Rebecca (not our fearless leader, a different Rebecca) goes into the issues behind a program like Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia and why skeptics don’t get …

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Quickies: Mega Penguins, Tea Party Scammers, and Science Experiments on Vine

Exclusive: ‘Pro-Troop’ Charity Pays Off Tea Party Cronies Instead – “Move America Forward has collected millions to send care packages to U.S. troops. But its assets have been used to …

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