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Crosspost: So What If I Wasn’t Born This Way

The “born this way” story of queer identity is one most people in modern developed countries know well. It is applied to people of all sexual orientations and to trans …

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Bad Chart Thursday Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

One thing charts of all types have in common is that they depict relationships. Ideally, we can see at a glance the main features of each relationship, and with a …

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John Roulac: Anti GMO leader, Big Organic businessman, master manipulator

John Roulac exudes a weather-beaten, albeit well-polished, flower child image. The founder, CEO and face of Nutiva, named one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing food companies in America for five consecutive …

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#AskAChemist: Putting the fix in on Trix

In this episode of Ask A Chemist, it’s cereal business. A friend of mine texted me the following: WHAT THE HELL ARE THEY DOING TO MY TRIX?!?!?! After a short exchange …

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Teens Invent Color-Changing Condoms??? (NOPE)

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! I recently stumbled across a Buzzfeed article headlined “These Teens Just Invented A Condom That Changes Color If You Have An STD”, which …

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Bad Chart Thursday: You Are Not a Special Miracle Because Odds. Sorry.

Today’s chart is actually a few years old, but it occasionally pops up in my various feeds, and the concept behind it is prevalent in multiple mathematically challenged arguments, such …

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Can We Believe Women Now?

If you’ll recall, last year there was a horrible incident in which Rolling Stone botched a piece about a gang rape at UVA. They issued a retraction after it came …

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The Highlander Rule of PoCs

There’s been a long acknowledged rule when it comes to people of color (PoCs) being involved in things. “Things”? What kind of “things”? How about the boards of tech companies? Darold …

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