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FeminismScience

Cross-post: Hail to the Queen – interview with Simone Giertz

This post (in swedish) was originally published at Skepchick.se Simone Giertz is a Swedish inventor, a youtube sensation, and the queen of creating amazing – yet somewhat impractical – robots. Some …

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Ghostbusters, Misogyny, and Perceptual Bias

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Did you know there’s a new Ghostbusters remake? If you’re a woman on the internet I bet you did, since it’s …

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PoliticsScience

Why Outlawing Guns on Drones May Be Bad for Science

Sorta transcript: Thanks to the current quick pace of technological advancement, our society is constantly trying to keep our laws relevant to the weird new things humans are constantly trying. …

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Cross-post: Everybody Calm The Fuck Down About Your Sunscreen

Editor’s Note: This post was written by Jenny Splitter and originally published at Grounded Parents. ***** I was hoping this summer would be a quiet one for sunscreen. Yes, the Environmental Working …

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Supreme Court Rules Affirmative Action is OK

Sorta transcript: The Supreme Court has just handed down a few judgments, including one regarding the constitutionality of race-based college admissions. Abigail Fisher was a high school student whose grades …

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Sundaylies with Salamanders, Multiverses, John Cleese and more!

Hello friends! It’s me, Surly Amy! Mindy can’t come to the Sundaylies today because she is now a superhero who can control the powers of physics while simultaneously fighting crime …

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A Storm of Chemistry

Moon tea offers the women of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond The Wall some control* over their lives – a rarity in a series. This herbal tea is a birth control …

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Science

Groundbreaking Study Finds Potheads Love Pot

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Hot off the presses, a study has found that “Long-term marijuana use changes brain’s reward circuit,” and according to the lead …

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