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Global Quickies: Diploma Mills, High Heels, and Iron Fish

IRELAND “The same-sex marriage referendum will be comfortably passed, based on early tallies from across the country.” FRANCE “The Cannes Film Festival is facing an angry backlash after it was …

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Quickies: LGBT scouts, faith healing, and artistic insects

Boy Scouts’ chief says ban on gay adults is unsustainable – In the same week as the Girl Scouts officially welcome trans girls as scouts. Faith healing kills children – …

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Quickies: Kids on gender in gaming, the Korean language divide, and faked study results

Inside the research that could change the perception of kids, gaming, and gender – “Among other things, the survey seemed to show that girls were much more invested in the …

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Quickies: Advice for Dealing with Feeemales, Media Coverage of White Gang Violence, and Nudity in Game of Thrones

Advice for Interacting With Women, or Advice for Interacting With Children? – “When Austin, Texas, elected a majority-female city council, the city hosted a workshop on interacting with women in …

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Quickies: Editing the human genome, boobs, and planetary alignments

Francis Collins on CRISPR: “Designer babies make great Hollywood and bad science.” – “Two years ago, scientists quietly developed a technique known as CRISPR/Cas, which allowed them to edit DNA …

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Quickies: GMOs, Angry Robots, and Stuntwoman Pictures from Mad Max

The Biggest Concerns About GMO Food Aren’t Really About GMOs – “Passing around infographics about which GMO-containing foods to boycott, or putting tons of effort into passing GMO labeling laws, …

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Quickies: The religious right rewriting history, Dad bod, and Mara Wilson on mental illness

To religious right groups, the US is God’s favorite nation and has never done anything wrong – “The campaign to teach “intelligent design” in addition to evolutionary theory has long …

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Quickies: Science is flawed, birthright trips for Evangelicals, and MRA’s upset with Mad Max

Science is often flawed. It’s time we embrace that – “That science can fail, however, shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. It’s a human construct, after all. And if …

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