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Skepticism

Auctions for Science End Tonight!

The auctions for the custom cocktail and gamergate embroidery end tonight, starting at 8:30 pm EDT. Click here to view both auctions. These auctions are to raise money for science …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Sex, Gender, and Venns for Bigots

Got a point you want to make but you can’t back it up? Itching to express your bigoted opinions in a way that gives them a false sense of legitimacy? …

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Skepticism

In Which a Man Explains Grammar to Me, a Writer

I had an amusing Twitter conversation with someone the other day, and I felt it worth sharing because of the number of issues happening within. First, we have the usual …

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That Awkward Moment When March Against Monsanto Used a Slavery Comparison

Hi guys. Just a quickie to get off my chest. Many of you know that I’m a co-founder of the new counter-protest against March Against Monsanto. I won’t re-hash the …

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Global Quickies: Fake Mummies, Abortions in Latin America, and Alt Med

INDIA “A group of Islamists who cut off a teacher’s hand in revenge for “blasphemy” against the Prophet Mohamed have been jailed in India.” EGYPT/UK Scientists at University of Manchester …

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Bad Chart Thursday: UK Elections Edition

Elections bring out some of the best examples of terrible charts, and the recent UK general elections were no exception. Throughout the campaigns and in the most recent reporting of …

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Hypocrite GMO opponents are paying bloggers to shill. Here’s how to call them out.

As an outspoken biotechnology and genetic engineering advocate, my writing has garnered all types of feedback. I receive flattering compliments: “I enjoy your snarky but intelligent writings.” Snarky AND intelligent? …

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Stats for Dummies: Mental Health Edition

In the last 3 years, the estimated rate of autism prevalence in the U.S. has increased from 1 in every 88 children to 1 in every 68 children. Based on …

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