Lelsie Marshall: Absolute garbage. This poor woman should just make her husband a sandwich.
Feminism

Mansplain Monday: Men Mansplain Mansplaining to Me

Welcome to the second installment of Mansplain Monday. Last time I wrote about men who mansplain statistics to me. Of course, as any woman on the internet knows, if you …

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Feminism

Don’t Worry Ladies, President Trump Will Take Care of You

At this point in the 2016 US presidential election, it’s no secret that Trump is a misogynist who regularly disparages and objectifies women, so it’s not a surprise that he …

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Text from facebook comment: "So, you don't use the words data mining to point out that they're data mining. LOL. I'm starting to think you've never taken a science course.
Feminism

Mansplain Monday: Men Mansplain Statistics to Me

Welcome to the first post of our new series Mansplain Monday wherein we post and discuss some of our “favorite” examples of mansplaining that we have come across during the …

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ActivismFeatured

Stop Panicking: There Isn’t a 98% Chance of a President Trump Future

The internet has been all abuzz about the results of a statistical model created by political scientist Helmut Norpoth that says that Trump has a 98%* chance of winning the …

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FeaturedFeminismScience

No, Women Do Not Guard Their Men From Sexy Ovulating Werewolf Hussies

This month researchers* from Arizona State University, University of Iowa, and Pennsylvania State University came out with a study entitled “Women Selectively Guard Their (Desirable) Mates From Ovulating Women,” (apologies …

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FeminismScience

In Defense of Pink Science

Over at Quartz, Shannon Palus wrote a great piece about how condescending so many campaigns to get women into STEM are, whereby companies market to women using female stereotypes under …

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FeaturedScienceSkepticism

Science Proves Some People Are Immune to Deepak Chopra’s Bullshit

I came across a study this week from the University of Waterloo with a title that is clearly in the running for Best Study Title Ever: “On the Reception and …

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FeaturedSkepticism

Kitchen Design Doesn’t Trap Women In Sexist Stereotypes; It Frees Them

In October in our Chicago skeptic bookclub we read the book The Madam Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science. My personal favorite chapter was on Lillian Gilbreth …

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