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Quickies: Locate Your Nearest Airport Protest, Trump as Gul Dukat, and Lo-Fi Gaming

Airport protests against the Muslim Ban – If you are looking for your nearest place to protest, check out this site! From Jamie. The Undeniable Beauty of Lo-Fi Gaming – …

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Quickies: Fear of Losing White Privilege, Effective Drug Abuse Policies, and That Soda Article in the New York Times

Iceland Knows How To Stop Teen Substance Abuse. The World Isn’t Listening – “Their analysis revealed clear differences between the lives of kids who took up drinking, smoking and other …

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Quickies: Black Market Doughnuts, Paper Centrifuge, and Today’s Senate Confirmation Hearings

The Paperfuge: A 20-Cent Device That Could Transform Health Care – The concept of the paper centrifuge is pretty cool, and if you have access to the original paper, you …

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Quickies: Adding Pockets to Dresses, Wig-Snatching Schemes, and Anti-Vax Doctors

The Elaborate Wig-Snatching Schemes of the 18th Century – “Socialites had to be extra cautious of wig snatchers. Throughout England and Europe, finely powdered perukes, also called periwigs, were in …

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Quickies: Risks in Editing Genes, Disney World as a Medieval Pilgrimage, and Complications of Organ Donation

Unexpected Risks Found In Editing Genes To Prevent Inherited Disorders – “The findings confirmed the suspicions of many researchers, and the conclusions drawn by Mitalipov and his team were unequivocal: …

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Quickies: Scurvy, Teen Pregnancies, and BRAAAM

Asking this question can help prevent unplanned pregnancies among teens – “Primary providers, obstetricians, and gynecologists routinely ask their adult female patients, ‘Would you like to become pregnant in the …

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Quickies: SNL’s Depictions of Women Who Support Trump, Michael Lewis’s New Book, and Farming in Space

What happened to all of the drugs the media panicked about? – “The introduction of the internet decades later helped spread a new kind of drug craze. Like memes, stories …

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Quickies: Trevor Noah Matters, Chap Records, and Trump’s Treasury Pick

Trevor Noah didn’t “destroy” Tomi Lahren on The Daily Show. What he did was much better. – “But three weeks after Trump’s win, Noah has started to move on to …

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