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Random AsidesSkepticism

The truth about apple pie spice

People lost their damn minds when they learned Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) did NOT contain pumpkin.  As it turned out, the key part of the Starbucks PSL is pumpkin spice, which …

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Rebecca Vs. Hal Lublin in Ready 2 Rumble Boxing!

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to spend a little time with Hal Lublin, one of the stars of two of the most popular podcasts in the English-speaking …

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ActivismEventsFeminismRandom Asides

Meet Staci Goddard in Los Angeles on Tuesday

Hello friends! This is a quick shout-out to let you know that my fabulous group The Los Angeles Women’s Atheist and Agnostic group (LAWAAG) is meeting tomorrow night and we …

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Anti-ScienceFeaturedFeminismRandom Asides

Bad Chart Thursday: Abortions and House Fires

Hey, did you know that the leading cause of DEATH in the United States is not heart disease? It’s true. I saw it on Facebook, thanks to a tip from …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Pie Charts for Ladies

Hey, ladies. Are you tired of men using complicated charts and graphs to convey their brilliant man brain thoughts deliberately so that women won’t understand them? Because everyone knows women …

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FeminismRandom Asides

Disappointed Feminists

I still consider myself relatively new to feminism. At least, I’ve only in the last few years begun to realize that I am one. And I’m finding out, sadly, that …

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Your new feel good summer jam

Yeah it’s pretty clear, I ain’t no size two But I can shake it, shake it like I’m supposed to do …. Come on now, make it stop If you …

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I Heart Physics

Do you have any idea what I’m doing right now? I’m sitting here in the physics study room my university – in the middle of June – writing this post. …

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