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Global Quickies: Killing Over Blasphemy, Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned, and Crochet vs Soccer

PAKISTAN “A mob beat a student to death at his university campus on Thursday after he was accused of sharing blasphemous content on social media, university and police officials said.” …

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Global Quickies: Holding Hands, High Heels, and a Bleak Future

NETHERLANDS “Men all over The Netherlands are holding hands in solidarity with a gay couple who were viciously attacked over the weekend.” RUSSIA “Authorities in the Russian republic of Chechnya …

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Quickies: High School Journalists Uncover Fraud, Taking Uber to the ER, and McDonald’s Pizza

These high school journalists investigated a new principal’s credentials. Days later, she resigned. – I love everything about this story. Not All the Single Ladies Want This Subscription Box Designed …

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Quickies: Conspiracy theories, crafting protest, and whitewashing movies

The conspiracy theories of Trumpland – “To help you navigate the vast assortment of conspiracy theories to which Trump’s staffers subscribe, we’ve compiled a bestiary of crackpot beliefs, pseudo-scientific ideas, …

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Quickies: The CIA’s Bowling League, Neural Net “Recipes,” and Trump Voters Fear Diversity

Mike Pence’s Marriage and the Beliefs That Keep Women from Power – “But it’s one thing to avoid a particular situation involving a particular woman who makes you feel a …

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Global Quickies: “Abnormally” Long Beards, Measles Spreading, and Carnal Intent

MEXICO “A Mexican judge has been suspended after his ruling in a sexual assault case caused outrage. Judge Anaur González said that the suspect should be freed because he had …

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Quickies: Outhouses, Dinosaur Facts, and the Fake Publishers that are Ruining Science

22 Tweets For Women Who Are Just So Done With Bullshit – SAME. One reason young people don’t go into science? We don’t fail well – “For me as a …

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Quickies: Division in the Science March, Invasive Wildflowers in Cheerios, and Lord of the Flies in Modern Times

Science march on Washington, billed as historic, plagued by organizational turmoil – “Yet for all the excitement, STAT has found, plans for the march are plagued by infighting among organizers, …

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