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Global Quickies: Veil bans, the Queen’s Doctor Wants More Homeopathy, and Immoral Shishas

CHAD “Chadian police have said anyone wearing a full-face veil will be arrested, a day after a Boko Haram suicide bombing – carried out by an attacker disguised as a …

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Quickies: Curing genetic diseases, are trolls winning, and the effect of human noise on whale songs

Can we cure genetic diseases without slipping into eugenics? – “George Q. Daley, of Boston Children’s Hospital, said that CRISPR raises the fundamental issue of whether we are willing to …

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Quickies: Women’s sports aren’t boring, whiteness goggles, and librarian saves LGBT kids books from being banned

There’s nothing boring about women’s sports – “One of the most maddening effects of patriarchy and misogyny in sports is that many women athletes need a tireless, almost evangelical backing …

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Quickies: Women Rarely Regret Their Abortions, Kids Talk About Race, and Klingon Communications

Resilience Is Futile: How Well-Meaning Nonprofits Perpetuate Poverty – “It’s poverty amelioration through behavioral change—a behavioral change that asks for utter stability. What the resilience preachers look for is a …

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Quickies: Is kissing universal, middle schoolers on race and privilege, and what families of the future may be

Is kissing a universal sexual and romantic behavior among humans? – “Kissing appeared to vary across cultural areas, with reports of “not present” occurring more commonly in cultures from Central …

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Quickies: GMO-free Water, the Way Women Talk, and the Sweet Cakes Lawsuit

Key & Peele’s Pirate Chantey Is the Feminist Anthem of the Summer – “We’d say ‘YO HO,’ but we don’t say ‘ho,’ ‘cause ‘ho’ is disrespectful, yo!” Reddit Is Not …

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Global Quickies: Naturopath Charged, Flags for Straights, and Road-blocks for Jesus

AUSTRALIA (From Michael) A naturopath and the mother of an 8-month-old baby are being charged with reckless grievous bodily harm for stopping conventional treatment for the baby’s eczema. The infant …

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Quickies: Satanists fighting for abortion rights, Rihanna’s new video and white feminism, and NZ’s new anti-troll law

Why Satanists are fighting America’s restrictive abortion laws – “The seemingly unusual alliance between Satanism and abortion rights activism becomes far more plausible when you consider the Temple’s central tenets: …

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