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The Story Behind Sarah’s Abortion

I knew even before the two little lines appeared that I was pregnant. I’m not saying I had magic intuition or anything, just that I use a period tracker app …

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Not All Cops.

Yesterday a grand jury decided that the only person indicted in the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man choked to death in broad daylight in New York City, …

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Online Harassers Prove My Point Yet Again

This post and the video within contains NSFW language and discussion of online harassment and rape and death threats. Because of course it does! Can you even believe it? I …

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New Video: Earthquake Scientists Convicted of Manslaughter Freed

Support more videos like this at Patreon.com/rebecca! Sort-of Transcript: Back in 2012, Italian courts convicted a group of scientists for manslaughter, a fact that was widely reported as the scientists …

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Bad Chart Thursday: 60 is the New 65

All over the media, people are shaking their virtual fists at kids today for undervoting in the US midterm elections. Clearly, millennials are too busy taking selfies, texting, and playing …

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Shirts for when you’ve just landed a spacecraft on a comet

Landing a spacecraft on a comet?! That’s cool! That’s the kind of cool achievement that should be paired with a cool shirt! This is the scientific head of operations for the …

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6 is the New 10 or No Fatties

Did you know that plus size models are totes no big deal anymore? They’re like…just like other models, you know? Or at least that’s what Elle tells us in a …

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Adam Savage on #Gamergate and Harassment of Women Online

Last week I got the amazing opportunity to check out Adam Savage’s secret cave of radness, which is filled to the brim with movie props, costumes, and space helmets. I …

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