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Sundaylies with a Million Dollar Mad Art Cast, Hamster Alien, Cryptophile Hobbits and More!

Hello friends and well wishers and people who are just scrolling through the inter-tubes on this fine Sunday afternoon! Today I bring you the Sundaylies, a round up of what’s …

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Global Quickies: Surfer Girls, Annulling Child Marriages, and Jesus’ Wife

NEPAL “Sixteen-year-old Amrita knew what she wanted in her life – to get an education and become a teacher. She was able to stop her own marriage and continue her …

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Quickies: Etruscan warrior princess, nuns growing marijuana, and Mary Sues

Etruscan warrior prince really a princess – “The untouched tomb held what looked like the body of an Etruscan prince holding a spear, along with the ashes of his wife. …

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Quickies: Migraines, whooping cough, and beauty aisle discrimination

Women’s emotions do not cause their migraines – “Neurologists are very clear that migraines are a real, debilitating medical condition related to temporary abnormal brain activity. The fact that they …

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Quickies: Black Panther Comics, GMO Labels Won’t Make Your Food Safer, and the Problem with Women’s Outdoor Gear

GMO Labels Won’t Make Your Food Safer – “Both the pro-labeling and anti-labeling movements are colossal wastes of money, since GMOs are neither all good nor all bad. For example, …

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Quickies: Undertreatment of pain in African Americans, anti-vaxxers, and backlash to pay gap bakesale

The disturbing reason some African American patients may be undertreated for pain – “Researchers at the University of Virginia quizzed white medical students and residents to see how many believed …

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Quickies: Snarky Responses to Things Men Say, Movie Review of “Vaxxed”, and the Failure of “High/Low Functioning” Labels

Is There Wood Pulp In That Parmesan? How Scientists Sniff Out Food Fraud – “Earlier this year, Wal-Mart was sued for stocking tubs of Parmesan cheese that contained wood pulp …

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Global Quickies: Rainbow Laces, Ghosts, and Very Bad Ideas

ZIMBABWE “Five members of the same family were charged with the murder of a prophet who had been called to their their home in the village of Mazonde, Zimbabwe to …

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