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Quickies: Invisible Disabilities, Exploring the Gut Microbiome, and the Cost of College

People With ‘Invisible Disabilities’ Fight For Understanding – “Some disabilities are more obvious than others. Many are immediately apparent, especially if someone relies on a wheelchair or cane. But others …

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Global Quickies: More Art Destroyed by IS, Vaccines in Pakistan, Gurus, and Rapists

INDIA (From Arturo) “One of the five men sentenced to death for raping a young woman in New Delhi, India in 2012 blamed his victim for her death saying women …

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Quickies: How to write women characters, the vaginome, and men in feminism

Writing women characters as human beings – “A female character who behaves like a guy and is portrayed as “one of the boys” or “as good as a man” in …

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Quickies: Testing Activity Trackers, Trusting Dr. Google Over Actual Doctors, and Mycotoxins

Activity Trackers Compared: Most Suck at Tracking Your Sleep – “Your fitness tracker may claim to measure your sleep, but how accurate is it? To find out, sleep specialist Dr. …

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Quickies: The myth of vitamins, rats and the plague, and photographing light

Vitamin B.S. – “How people came to believe the myth that nutritional supplements could make them into better, healthier versions of themselves.” Plague, fleas, and the rats of NYC – …

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Quickies: Poor Women Priced Out of Contraception, Passive Racism, and the Emotional Cost of Being Feminist in Public

VA Refuses to Recognize Veteran’s Wife and Child – “The Department of Veterans Affairs has ordered an Iraq war veteran to pay back federal benefits she earned for her wife …

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Global Quickies: Men Showing Support in Skirts, IS Destroys Art, and Terrible Football Chants.

IRAQ Islamic State militants ransacked Mosul’s central museum, destroying priceless artifacts that are thousands of years old. Mosul’s central library has also been attacked by Isis and 100,000 books and …

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Quickies: MRAs, drug testing welfare recipients, and that damned blue/white dress

What kind of man joins the men’s rights movement? – The caption for that first photo…just ugh. From Courtney. Drug testing welfare users is a sham, but not for the …

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