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Quickies: Snarky Responses to Things Men Say, Movie Review of “Vaxxed”, and the Failure of “High/Low Functioning” Labels

Is There Wood Pulp In That Parmesan? How Scientists Sniff Out Food Fraud – “Earlier this year, Wal-Mart was sued for stocking tubs of Parmesan cheese that contained wood pulp …

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Quickies: Alzheimer’s Studies in Nuns, Trump’s Faith in Denial, and Blizzard Removes Sexy Victory Pose,

Overwatch victory pose cut after fan complains that it’s over-sexualized – “Blizzard says it will remove an ‘over-the-shoulder’ victory pose by the Overwatch hero Tracer, following a complaint on the …

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Quickies: Cadbury Creme Egg Conspiracy, the Burden of Big Boobs, and a Monument to Darth Vader

When An Autism Diagnosis Comes In Adulthood – “Some had suspicions about their condition growing up. For others, the diagnosis was as much of a revelation as it was a relief. …

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Quickies: Judge Sarah Palin, How are Baby Eels Made?, and the Limits of the Bechdel Test

The 30 Funniest Single Panels in Comic Book History – Share your favorite in the comments! From Alex. Sarah Palin is trying to become Judge Judy. This should surprise exactly …

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Quickies: Picking Kale for Rich People, Black People Being Shut Out of the Weed Industry, and Nina Simone’s Face

All the Things the Bible Wants to Execute You For – “These regulations are just those warranting the capital punishment. There are many others—sporting tattoos, wearing blended fabrics, and cooking …

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Quickies: Fairy Circles, Bile Beans, and Vaccine Refusers

Study: vaccine refusers helped spark recent measles and whooping cough outbreaks – “Children with vaccine exemptions are at much greater risk of being infected with measles than fully vaccinated children. …

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This Obnoxious Face Lotion is “Chemical-Free” and Infused with Magical Thinking

Have you ever felt like you have too much money and that your skincare products don’t have enough energy infused in them? Are you afraid of chemicals? Good news, I …

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Quickies: Side Saddle, Antibiotic Resistance Breakthrough, and Inside the (Canceled) Trump Rally

The Surprising Resurgence of Side Saddle – The history in this article is a cool reminder of all the bullshit women have had to put up with to preserve the …

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