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Quickies: Summer reading lists, men haven’t adapted, and new marsupial species

Let’s talk (again) about diversity in publishing – Roxane Gay on how it’s not that hard to put together summer reading lists that don’t consist entirely of white men. Men …

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Grading Wine: What is the 100-Point System?

If you purchase wine regularly, you’ve probably come across “shelf talkers,” the laminated tags displayed with wine that often include a review from a prominent magazine or critic such as …

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Charlie Charlie: The Science of Summoning Demons with Pencils for Fun and Profit

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Charlie, Charlie is a newly popular game in which people film themselves summoning a demon using two pencils and a piece …

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Almond Garden, Portraits from the Women's Prisons in Afghanistan published by Daylight Books, April 2015. All right reserved. ©Gabriela Maj
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Global Quickies: Ancient Indian Spaceships, Fossils in Creationist’s Basement, and Nepotism in ISIS

NIGERIA In one of his last acts as president, Goodluck Jonathan signs a law that bans FGM and prohibits men from abandoning their wives or children without economic support. UK …

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Science Drama at March Against Myths about Modification, and My Showdown with Zen Honeycutt

Sometimes science can be boring, or at least seem less-than-riveting to the general public. There are a lot of dry methodologies, frequent snafus, those pesky problems of having to reproduce results, …

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Bad Chart Thursday: The Natural News Spam Machine of DOOM

Did you know that the US government is going to install microchips in our toilets to conduct surveillance on our poop? It’s true! I read it in Natural News. Many …

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More on the Duggar Scandal, or Why People Are More Important Than Ideals

Here on the Skepchick network, Mary has already covered the fact that Josh Duggar recently admitted to molesting his younger sisters as well as other children. She provided a comprehensive …

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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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