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Quickies: Ashley Madison Number Correction, Fish Oil Pills, and Dollhouse Crime Scenes

Ashley Madison Code Shows More Women, and More Bots – “After searching through the Ashley Madison database and private email last week, I reported that there might be roughly 12,000 real …

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Quickies: Psychics and the Truth, the Boys Club of Animation, and Fact-Checking Nonfiction Books

‘Jesus, Don’t Let Me Die Before I’ve Had Sex’ – “In the forthcoming documentary Give Me Sex Jesus, the filmmakers Matt Barber and Brittany Machado tell personal stories of struggle …

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Global Quickies: Female Doctors, Indecent Dressing, and Venice’s Major (again)

INDIA “Two sisters who have been told they will be repeatedly gang-raped as a “punishment” for the crimes committed by their brother have pleaded with the Supreme Court to be …

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Quickies: Scientific Studies, Anti-Abortion Dumpster Divers, and Vitamins for Colds

Women’s Music Industry Horror Stories: Abuse, Sexism, and Erasure – “From getting groped in mosh pits to being passed over for senior positions, no number of years in the industry …

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Quickies: Token Women Have More Stress, the Long Con of Buttered Coffee, and Jorge Ramos’s Immigration Question

‘George’ Wants You To Know: She’s Really Melissa – George is a book about a transgender child, due to be released this month from Scholastic. Check out this author interview. I …

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Quickies: Diversity on TV, Friends with Pyramid Schemes, and Trust (but Verify) Science

Aspiring Screenwriter Was Told Her All-Female Buddy Comedy Would Make a ‘Decent Porn’ – The title says it all. Award-Winning Casting Director Says Diversity Isn’t A Trend, It’s Evolution – …

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Quickies: Brown Characters with White Names, Anti-Gay Passive-Aggressive Cakes, and Language Bias in Science

When A Brown Actor Plays A White Character, Who Really Wins? – “And while it may seem like a victory for a brown actor to play a character with a …

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Global Quickies: Banned Books, Refugees, and Churches Under Scrutiny

SOUTH AFRICA Churches will will be the subject of an investigative study on the commercialization of religion and the abuse of people’s belief systems. The Advertising Standard Authorities make sure …

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