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Science

Facebook’s Unethical Research Project

Facebook has apparently conducted a “massive” psychological experiment and published the results in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS). The study sought to manipulate the emotional responses …

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ScienceSkepticism

#notallsciences

There’s an article over on The Curious Wavefunction blog titled “Neil DeGrasse Tyson makes an excellent point, but Larry Summers is still right.” I know we’re not supposed to judge a blog …

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Science

Out, damned spot! Out, I say!

In a much less dramatic fashion than Lady Macbeth, my doctor told me two spots on my face had to go.  I’ve got a lot of spots on my face, …

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ReligionScience

New Video! “If Evolution is True, is Rape Wrong?”

Original story found at Raw Story Support these videos on Patreon! Sort-of-transcript: Creationist Darek Isaacs went on the show “Creation Today” and said that according to his learned studies, the …

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FeminismQuickiesReligionScience

Global Quickies: Exoskeletons, Pastafarians, and No Psychic Pandas

(Just two World Cup-related links, I promise.) BRAZIL A Brazilian paraplegic made the first kick of the World Cup using a robotic exoskeleton. It was cool, but they had promised …

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EventsScience

Auctions for Science: Wonder Woman Shoes & Vintage Science Textbooks

Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. This week’s auctions feature donations from our very own DrRubidium and Will, both of whom will be at SkepchickCon July 4th weekend in Minneapolis. In addition …

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ScienceSkepticism

No, That’s Not How Anthropologists Think Of Human Social Organization

There is recent a video posted on Slate that summarizes a recent study claiming to give support to the anthropological position that “hierarchical organization of human society is deeply nested …

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Science

Science is Missing Out

In a society where sexism is so deeply ingrained in our culture, a lot of it goes by undetected and unchecked. Today I watched the 8th episode of Cosmos: A …

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