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A Woman’s Room Online

[Trigger warning for images based on threats and harassment] Get your black dresses- and your reading glasses out. There is an art show a comin’ to town! For the past …

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FeminismReviewsScienceSkepticism

Is “Married at First Sight” a Legitimate Science Experiment?

I have to come clean: I genuinely enjoy the show Married at First Sight. I know, I know. I started watching it because I thought it looked terrible, and bad TV …

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Firebrand or Faitheist?

When I was a newbie atheist, fresh from my first reading of The God Delusion, The End of Faith, and every amateur Xanga blog I could find, I had a …

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Skepticism

Booty, Sex, Black and White

I don’t tend to keep up on popular music much, but there are two videos that have popped up in my newsfeed recently that are similar in many ways and …

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Skepticism

In Which I React to Tom Flynn, With Help From Nicki Minaj

Last night I read Tom Flynn’s post on the use of the pronoun “their/they/them” as a non-gendered singular pronoun. He picked a nit, to use his parlance, with the use …

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Ferguson Community Continues To Demonstrate Over Police Shooting Death Of Michael Brown
Skepticism

What Ferguson Can Teach Journalists

One of my many takeaways from Ferguson coverage over the last two weeks has been a confirmation of a suspicion I’ve held for awhile: journalists have more than earned their …

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Skepticism

The Wishing Machine

If only I had known years ago that stroking my stick plate would make wishes come true. Thankfully, Joshua P. Warren is here to tell us all about stroking stick …

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ScienceSkepticism

Go ahead, drink your Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte!

People love Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. A lot. This beverage has its own twitter account with nearly 78,000 followers. When Starbucks announced they would start selling this seasonal beverage early, people lost their …

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