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Quickies: The “War on Boys,” Anti-Vax Intuition, and Hydrophobic Science

 Why Anti-Vaxxers Just ‘Know’ They’re Right – “It is not simply that anti-vaxxers don’t understand how vaccines work (some of them may not, but not all of them). Neither are anti-vaxxers …

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Quickies: Women in the Work Force, Police Dogs and Racial Bias, and Breastfeeding Skepticism

Keeping Women Out Of The Work Force Is Economic Nonsense – “Women who want to work get a bum deal in many parts of the world. A World Bank study …

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Quickies: Starbucks and Race Relations, Amy Schumer’s Feminism, and the Mars One Scam

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Farts – “Admit it. You’ve always wanted to know whether farts can carry germs.” I mean, probably half of the reason I became …

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Quickies: Haunted Dolls, the Amazing Tig Notaro, and Racist Frats

Haunted Dolls Are A Thing, And They’re Not Cheap, Either – Ummm brb, I need to go out and get some dolls for my new business venture. Disabled and Fighting …

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Quickies: Transgender Students, Scientology Secrets, and Sleater-Kinney Comedy

Transgender Students Learn To Navigate School Halls – “In many ways, it seems like gender non-conformity awareness is at all-time high. Last week Congressman Mike Honda announced via Twitter that …

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Quickies: Invisible Disabilities, Exploring the Gut Microbiome, and the Cost of College

People With ‘Invisible Disabilities’ Fight For Understanding – “Some disabilities are more obvious than others. Many are immediately apparent, especially if someone relies on a wheelchair or cane. But others …

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Quickies: Testing Activity Trackers, Trusting Dr. Google Over Actual Doctors, and Mycotoxins

Activity Trackers Compared: Most Suck at Tracking Your Sleep – “Your fitness tracker may claim to measure your sleep, but how accurate is it? To find out, sleep specialist Dr. …

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Quickies: Poor Women Priced Out of Contraception, Passive Racism, and the Emotional Cost of Being Feminist in Public

VA Refuses to Recognize Veteran’s Wife and Child – “The Department of Veterans Affairs has ordered an Iraq war veteran to pay back federal benefits she earned for her wife …

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