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Auctions for Science: Signed Science Art Prints by Surly Amy and Cosplay Photo Shoot #CVG2015

This week’s auctions are all about STEAM, putting the art into STEM and the STEM into art. All proceeds go toward the many science and art activities, workshops, and salons …

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Guest Post: Why it’s okay to identify as a different gender but not as a different race

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post was written by Ginny Brown on the differences between gender and race identification and the recent uproar about Rachel Dolezal. She also has many links …

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Game of Thrones Confirms: Sansa is the Perpetual Victim

SPOILER WARNING! This is a follow-up to my previous post on the subject, and will also include spoilers for both the Song of Ice and Fire books and the show …

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One-Star Reviews for The Handmaid’s Tale

This year’s SkepchickCON at CONvergence is dystopia themed, so in order to get ready for all my panels I’ve been reading and rereading dystopian classics. The Handmaid’s Tale, the speculative fiction …

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Will the Ocean Cleanup Project Clean Our Seas of Plastic?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A teenager came up with a plan to rid the ocean of the huge amount of plastic floating around in it, …

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To Catch The Man Attached To The Dick

After Amy Schumer’s fantastic acceptance speech at the Glamour Awards last week, the internet has basically been on fire with ‘catch a dick’ love. One of these was Reina Gattuso’s …

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Is Twitter Finally Dealing With its Harassment Problem?

“FREE SPEECH!” “YOU HAVE TO LISTEN TO MY OPINIONS!” “I HAVE A RIGHT TO CALL YOU NAMES AND SEND YOU OFFENSIVE PHOTOSHOPPED IMAGES!” “ I AM JUST JOKING EVERY TIME …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Pie Chart a la Mode

Pie charts are pretty much the most basic charts out there, to make and to read. They also tend to be more visually appealing than other charts, being all round, …

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