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Why Did Almost All Answers on Quora Make My Head Explode? (Part Two)

Yesterday, I wrote about an absurd question which was answered on Quora and cross-posted to Slate, increasing the internet’s exposure to faulty, mythical beliefs about human nature by probably at …

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Essentialist Neuroscience

Despite the best efforts of a few awesome scholars, essentialism is alive and well in the neurosciences. An article posted on Salon on August 5 describes the results of a …

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The Atheist Academic VI: Where You Should Put Your Penis

Originally posted on School of Doubt — you can read The Atheist Academic columns on Saturday mornings, usually.  Back in college, I was a volunteer rape crisis counselor. I had months …

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AI: Now-overlapping Hobbysteria

One of the things that frustrates me enormously is the lack of real science in fitness reporting…. and the overwhelming amount of non-science that all conflicts with the rest of …

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ICYMI: May 26 – June 1 on the Skepchick Network

I’ve done it again. I’ve compiled a list of some of the most awesome things that happened last week on the Skepchick Network. It’s just a little gift from me …

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ICYMI: April 28 – May 4 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick Eating Disorders Cross Culturally Olivia argues that we need more research into how eating disorders manifest across cultures. Speak Your Mind: Transitions How do you deal with transitioning …

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ICYMI: April 21 – April 27 on the Skepchick Network

Hello, everyone! Are you ready to start your week? No? Me neither. Let’s delay the inevitable by checking out these posts from the Skepchick Network. Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: …

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ICYMI: April 7 – April 13 on the Skepchick Network

What are yo doing? Get up! You’re late for work/school/sitting in a coffee shop! Oh well. I’m sure it’s fine. You might as well just stay put and catch up …

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