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Quickies: “Lady Viagra,” white privilege weariness, and roller derby

FDA officially approves “lady viagra” – “So, Addyi works with neurotransmitters to make the patient feel more spontaneous about having sex. That’s cool and all, but should spontaneity be viewed …

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Quickies: Autism Research, Chastity Belts are a Lie, and Teenage Girl Gamers

Single Moms and Welfare Woes: A Higher-Education Dilemma – “If earning a degree is key to getting single mothers—and their families—out of poverty, why is it so difficult for them …

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Quickies: DNA data storage, the first flower, and ear growth

How to preserve fleeting digital information with DNA for future generations – “One team has demonstrated that DNA they encapsulated can preserve information for at least 2,000 years, and they’re …

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Quickies: Trigger Warnings, Books About Abortion, and Nicki Minaj’s Wax Figure

A Quick Puzzle to Test Your Problem Solving – “A short game sheds light on government policy, corporate America and why no one likes to be wrong.” (I know this puzzle …

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Global Quickies: GMOs, Whitening Products, and Harrasment

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES “The father of a 20-year-old woman who drowned in Dubai reportedly stopped lifeguards from helping her. The unnamed man had said he preferred to let her die …

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Quickies: Target backlash, sexting and consent, and Warren Harding’s affair

Internet Volunteer Responds To Target Gender Neutrality Backlash Posed As Target – Trolling for good. Sexting is a form of affirmative consent and Americans love it – “A paper presented …

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Quickies: Bic’s sexist ad, mediums channeling artists, and Catholic bishops call for vaccine boycott

Bic pens two apologies for sexist blunder when promoting National Women’s Day – “The firm created a poster (above) advertising its pens – but somehow the line “think like a …

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Quickies: Poverty and Disease in America, Menstruation and Respect, and Whole Foods

100 Wonders: The Gates of Hell – “An incredible and strange spectacle, the Gates of Hell is only one example of the kinds of disasters that can happen when you dig …

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