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Skepticism

[Guest Post] The Mystery That Isn’t: Jill Lepore’s “The Secret History of Wonder Woman”

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is by Dale DeBakcsy, who also blogs over at Mad Art Lab. If you aren’t familiar with the history of Wonder Woman, check out the Bitch …

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Skepticism

Quickies: Ferguson Link Roundup, HBO’s Scientology Movie, and Canned Food Drive Advice

Merck Partners With NewLink To Speed Up Work On Ebola Vaccine – “The NewLink vaccine is a based on a harmless virus that has been genetically engineered to incorporate bits …

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Skepticism

The Post I Was Going To Write

I was going to write something else today. I was going to write a post that was snarky and funny, but hopefully perceptive. I was going to write a post …

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Skepticism

Quickies: Abortion doctors, speculum design, and Tasmanian devils

US abortion doctors speak out – “Curtis and Glenna Boyd have worked in US abortion clinics ever since Roe v Wade made the practice legal in 1973. Forty years on, …

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Skepticism

Ebola: Always Good For More Racism

Welcome to mid November, the season of Christmas carols and…racism? In all the hubbub about how Christmas is coming too early and atheists are ruining Christmas, a passel of celebs …

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Skepticism

To Uber or Not to Uber?

To Uber, or not to Uber – is that the question? Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer The stench and delays of public transit, Or to put one’s …

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Skepticism

Calm Down. The World Isn’t Running Out of Chocolate

A couple days ago my Facebook feed blew up with everyone sharing a Chicago Tribune article predicting a bleak future where our tongues will never again taste the dark, nutty …

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ReligionSkepticism

New Video: Judge Orders Boy Circumcised Against Mother’s Wishes

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca. Sort of transcript: Last week, a judge in Florida decided that a 4-year old boy would be forced to undergo a circumcision against …

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