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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Scarier than Your Halloween Costume

Y’all. It’s been a hell of a week. Of course we’re still dealing with GamerGate, plus the backlash to the street harassment video that everyone loved just a few days ago. And don’t forget the fucked up Halloween costumes that are already out there! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Science

Science News: 6/18/13

Welcome to this week’s installment of science news, where we’ll figure out the origin of mysterious Martian gullies, find a lost city in Cambodia, and get the latest updates on women’s health. Plus, pretty Amazonian birds!

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Science

Tall Tails: Debunking Animal Myths

“If you see a baby bird that has fallen from the nest, don’t pick it up! If it smells like humans, the mother won’t come back for it!” Who has heard this before? How many of us have stopped a worried child from helping a baby bird back into a nest? Guess what? It is […]

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Science

Science News Roundup: 4/17/12

Sometimes I have trouble finding enough interesting science stories to fill up this post, but the last two weeks have been chock-full of cool news! Hopefully we’ll have something to tickle everyone’s fancy. Unless y’all hate dinosaurs and penguins, which I highly doubt. :)

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Lunchtime Poll

LTP 4/14: Idle Past Times

Good day, Persephoneers! Today’s question is one I thought of after obsessively clearing five straight levels of Angry Birds.

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The Daily Goodie

Open Thread/TDG: 2/17

Who here is ready for spring? I can’t wait. I’m ready to hear birds and smell the fresh spring air while I shove my big, bulky winter coat into the back of the closet until October. For today’s Daily Goodie, I thought we all might enjoy some pictures that remind us spring is right around […]