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Quickies: Persistence Isn’t Futile, Taunting the Trolls, and Disco Space Rock

Why People Should Just Pause for a Minute and Not Blindly Celebrate 84 Lumber’s Immigration Ad – “If others want to celebrate the ad and tells us to go to …

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Quickies: How Powerful People Trick You Into Hating Protesters, the End of Net Neutrality, and the Myth of Colonial Calves

New Trends in Getting Mad Online – “Just to reiterate, with his actual, biological son seemingly unwilling to take part in his lame dad’s flame wars, Michael Rapaport enlisted his …

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Quickies: How to Make a Protest Work, Your Bra Size is a Myth, and Cat Island

Republicans will try a little-used tactic to kill five Obama regulations today – “The background here is that it would be tricky and time-consuming for the Trump administration to repeal …

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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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