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4Chan Proves Just How Gullible Anti-feminists Are with #PissForEquality

Categories: Feminism A few days ago, the 13-year olds at 4Chan decided to prove how gullible feminists are by starting a hashtag called #PissForEquality, in which they pretended to be feminists who... (Read more...)

Quickies: Cleaner air leads to cancer decline, assisted suicide in California, and the racist myth of alcoholism

Categories: Quickies California sees a 76 percent decline in cancer risks, thanks to cleaner air – “These reductions have been credited to statewide air pollution rules that were established in the 1980s... (Read more...)

Quickies: Gender-Neutral Caregiver Benefits, Parasite Research, and the History of Female Civil War Soldiers

Categories: Quickies Incredible Teen Poets Sum Up Everything Wrong With America – “We are taught that just because something happened doesn’t mean you are to talk about. They build us brand new shopping... (Read more...)

Amber Rose Hosts Slutwalk LA, Gets Last Laugh Over Kanye

Categories: Feminism Hip-hop model Amber Rose hosted Slutwalk LA yesterday, further cementing my desire for her to be my fairy godmother. While many feminists (rightfully) have mixed feelings about Slutwalk, Rose’s event seemed to... (Read more...)

It’s the Sundaylies! With Cosplay Level-Up, Paper Dolls, and When Planned Parenthood Saves Your Life

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: artcosplaygrounded parentsinternet memesMad Art CastMad Art Labpaper dollsParentingplanned parenthoodpolice brutality Sunday Funny: A Guide to Science Articles (via SMBC) Mad Art Lab Hyrule Buttons – Cosplay Level Up Ryan explains how to take you cosplay to the next level with... (Read more...)

Global Quickies: UN Rants, Iranian Men for Equality, and Jailed for an Abortion

Categories: Anti-Science Feminism Quickies Religion ZIMBABWE “Robert Mugabe has used a speech at the UN General Assembly to rant against “new rights” for gay people.” INDIA “A 50-year-old Muslim man in a village in northern... (Read more...)

Quickies: Dress code protest, PUA coffee shop owners, and Time Life

Categories: Quickies Students wear scarlet letters, claiming gender bias in dress code enforcement – “Reese Fischer, a junior creative writing student at the school who helped organize the protest, said she doesn’t... (Read more...)

Bad Chart Thursday: More Misleading Charts from Americans United for Life

Categories: Feminism Random Asides Skepticism Tags: Americans United for LifeAULbad chart thursdayChaffetzplanned parenthood By now, you’ve likely heard about the embarrassingly bad abortion chart Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) tried to use as a “gotcha” at the congressional Planned Parenthood hearing last Tuesday. If... (Read more...)

Terrible Couple Wastes Money on Cloned Dogs

Categories: Skepticism Tags: dog cloningirrational people with moneynpr dog cloning storypaula dupontphillip dupontunethical You may have heard this story on NPR yesterday, talking about dog owners who clone their beloved dogs to keep their memory alive (literally I guess). The story starts off... (Read more...)

Quickies: Scientist throws temper tantrum about immigrants, Pope Francis is not that cool, and humorless feminists

Categories: Quickies Scientists says researchers in immigrant-friendly nations can’t use his software – “Treefinder has been used in hundreds of scientific papers to build phylogenetic trees, diagrams showing the most likely evolutionary... (Read more...)

Quickies: Coffee Science, MacArthur Genius Grant Women, and the Abortion Debate

Categories: Quickies We Basically Sell Poison: 6 Realities Of ‘Supplement’ Stores – “As you wandered by the nutrition supplement store on your way to the combination Pizza Hut/Taco Bell, you probably wondered who... (Read more...)

It Is Completely Unsurprising That Women Avoid Promotions at Work

Categories: Feminism Tags: gender pay gap A group of women researchers at Harvard recently released the results of a study in PNAS with the title “Compared to men, women view professional advancement as equally attainable, but... (Read more...)

Your Aura is Full of Poop Flakes

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at! Sorta transcript: Sometimes I go to psychic fairs, because I enjoy laughing at inept frauds while simultaneously getting depressed at the depravity of... (Read more...)

Guest Post: Creating a Secular Adoption

Categories: Guest Bloggers Tags: adoption without religionamy buzalskysecular adoption Editor’s Note: This post is written by Amy Buzalsky, who has written previous guest posts, and it’s about what it’s like going through the secular adoption process. Hopefully it will help... (Read more...)

Quickies: Liquid water on Mars, Brogressives, and a badass lobsterwoman

Categories: Quickies NASA announces discovery of liquid water on Mars – “Liquid water has been observed on the planet Mars, the US space agency NASA said Monday. “Mars is not the dry,... (Read more...)

Jamie Oliver Says Organic Is “Normal”, Gets Ass Handed to Him

Categories: Skepticism Tags: Jamie Oliverorganicplant breeding On September 25th, Jamie Oliver, British celebrity chef, media personality, and self-styled “food campaigner”, published a blog post entitled, “Vote for Organic Food”. And with it, sadly, he demonstrated his... (Read more...)

Quickies: Unregulated Medical Marijuana, the Popularity of Paranormal Pseudoscience, and the Myth of Poor People’s Eating Habits

Categories: Quickies The Dark Side of Medical Marijuana’s Miracle Drug – “Certain compounds in cannabis have serious medical potential for everyone from cancer patients to children suffering from seizures. But patients and... (Read more...)

Jaclyn Glenn Caught Plagiarizing Again

Categories: Religion Previously, I revealed that atheist, anti-feminist vlogger Jaclyn Glenn has to plagiarize YouTube comments in order to string a simple thought together. I then went back to blissfully forgetting that... (Read more...)

It’s the Sundaylies! With Imperator Peachiosa, Bisexuality Awareness, What “Gender Neutral” Means in Practice

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: academic job marketartbisexual awareness weekBisexualitychemistrycosplayfuriosagenderMad Art LabPrincess PeachQueerekaschool of doubtteachingZelda Sunday Funny: Crag is such a nerd. (via Poorly Drawn Lines) Mad Art Lab The Chemistry of Rose Scent Amy explores the science behind rose scents with the help of... (Read more...)

Global Quickies: Young Ecuadorian Atheist Gets Lectured, Detained Mothers, and What It Takes to Be a Scientist

Categories: Feminism Quickies Religion Science EUROPE A strange survey covering five west European countries finds that 67% of Europeans think women don’t have what it takes to become top-tier scientists. But what exactly were they... (Read more...)

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