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Global Quickies: Bad Judgement, Catholic Antivaxxers, and a Dictator’s Quest for Longevity

NIGERIA Dr Adadevoh is being widely praised for helping prevent a more devastating Ebola outbreak in Nigeria, now declared free of the virus. She diagnosed and kept in the hospital …

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Cross-Post: Truly Scary Costumes for Modern Kids

Note: The original post can be found over at Grounded Parents, where you can also leave a comment. ***** If you’re still scrambling for costume ideas, fret no more! This …

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A Scammer Tries to Buy My Couch

On October 1, I listed my sofa on Craigslist. I immediately received a text message asking me to email the person back if the sofa was still available. I did. …

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Global Quickies: Witchcraft, Gurus, and #BringBackOurGirls

NIGERIA Nigeria’s chief of defense announced a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram and the release of the 200 abducted girls. Not many details have been announced and many Nigerians remain …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Ebola, or Cyborgs, Will Kill Us All

I don’t know about you, but the first question I ask when hearing about a tragedy on another continent is WHAT ABOUT ME? So naturally, when I read this Forbes …

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Quickies: Ebola conspiracy theories, moral panic, and egg freezing

The anti-vaxxers are spreading Ebola conspiracy theories – According to the conspiracy theorists it’s either biological warfare OR it doesn’t actually exist. From miasma to Ebola: The history of racist …

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Decent Human Beings Owe Our Social Justice Agenda Everything

The dudebros are at it again, and this time they’re confused. At The Daily Banter, Michael Luciano asks “Did I sleep through some radical redefining of the word ‘atheist’? It’s always …

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Global Quickies: Blasphemy, Deadly Rituals, and Calling Out Sexism

UK A couple is sentenced for making fake bomb detectors in their garden shed. They sold them for thousands of dollars. These and other “detectors” are still being used in …

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