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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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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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Bad Chart Thursday: Useful Tips for Making a Bad Infographic

Today, over at Skepchick HQ, we got a special message from reader Ali that is definitely not spam: We’re trying to get the word out about a new eating disorder …

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Modern Penguin Family!

This cute story came across my Facebook feed this morning. I couldn’t resist sharing it! Bergen Aquarium in Norway reported yesterday on Facebook that a same-sex penguin couple had adopted an …

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Bad Chart Thursday: “Gangnam Style” Video Slightly Delays Doomsday

Tuesday’s daily chart over at The Economist demonstrates the horrible price we pay globally by collectively watching “Gangnam Style” more than 2 billion times on YouTube. Assuming that each click …

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