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Quickies: Sexual harassment in science, slut shaming, and the era of the bitch

Are you a sexual harasser and a scientist? We have some questions… – ” Over the last several years, a rising tide of science journalists, many (though not all) of …

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Quickies: Roombas, Bacteria, and Medical Marijuana Studies

They were strangers at the starting line. Less than 20 minutes later, they were eternally linked. – “In a sport measured by a running clock and at a global event …

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Quickies: Burkini banning, teacher salaries, and pooping jellyfish

The burkini is banned in Cannes, France for the most Islamophobic, misogynistic reason – “To make matters worse, Cannes’ Head of Municipal Services Thierry Migoule made the unfair connection with …

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Quickies: Villainesses, Baltimore, and Deadly Snails

L Is For Learning: A New Book On Proven Approaches And How Teachers Can Use Them – I’m definitely adding this one to my reading list. Studies shine light on …

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Global Quickies: Honor Killings, Burquini Ban, and Body-Shaming in the Olympics

AFGHANISTAN A pregnant 14 year-old girl who was burned to death, had been given as part of a dowry and then married-off to an abusive husband. FRANCE “The mayor of …

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Quickies: Diversity in science fiction, the physics of gymnastics, and a 400 year old shark

400-year-old Greenland shark is oldest living vertebrate – “Grey, plump and growing to lengths of around five metres, the Greenland shark is one of the world’s largest carnivores. With a …

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Quickies: Feminist men to avoid, trans rights, and what’s in your tattoo

Beware these 10 types of feminist men – An excellent list that’ll probably leave you feeling pretty angry from how familiar these behaviors are. Bill Maher is wrong, trans rights …

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Quickies: More About the Olympics, Microbe Science, and Childbirth in America

In Brazil, I was most impressed by feats of strength outside Olympic arenas – “I began to notice that strength in less obvious ways, too: Hotel workers meeting near the …

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