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Issues

In This Issue:<p>Quotes of the Week<p>“Teaching is the profession that creates all other professions.”<p>Richard DuFour (see item #1)<p>“The way we’re going to …

Global Quickies: Same-Sex Marriage in Colombia, Albinos Hunted in Malawi, and a Weasel in the LHC

<b>COLOMBIA</b><br>“Colombia’s top court has legalised same-sex marriage, making the country the fourth in Latin America to do so.”<b>MALAWI</b><br>“Malawi’s estimated …

It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Bathroom Bills, C-Section Aftermath, and much more!

<b>Sunday Funny:</b> A physicist, a biologist, and an economist are on a train… (via SMBC)<b>Mad Art Lab</b>Mad Art Cast with Rebecca Watson<br>The Gang talk to …

C-Section

Bad Science: Circumcision Doesn’t Reduce Sensitivity?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca!Male infant circumcision continues to be a hot topic here in the United States, with people on …

Quickies: Empathy, female authors, and a Stonewall monument

• They have to be monsters – On empathy, the internet, and why people see others as monsters.<br>• 100 must read sci-fi fantasy novels by female authors – So …

U.S. Department of Justice

Quickies: OxyContin, the best PAC, and a “wellness” advocate facing legal action

• OxyContin’s 12 hour problem – “But OxyContin’s stunning success masked a fundamental problem: The drug wears off hours early in many people, a Los …

Quickies: Free Love Communes Powered by Sex, the Alleged “Long-Lost Mayan City”, and Epigenetics

• Why scientists are infuriated with a New Yorker article on epigenetics – “There are a lot of challenges in science writing, but one of the main ones …

Civil Rights

Study Suggests Conservatives Are More Susceptible To Bullsh*t

A new paper claims that people who think meaningless statements are profound are more sympathetic to Republican candidates in the current U.S. …

Quickies: Transgender Choruses, the Fallibility of DNA Testing, and How Technology is Helping People with Disabilities

• The False Promise of DNA Testing – The science of DNA testing is only as reliable as the humans who operating the sample collection and testing …

Quickies: Critiquing skepticism, the start of the Satanic panic, and the Nebula awards

• Dear “skeptics,” bash homeopathy and Big Foot less, mammography and war more – “When people like this get together, they become tribal. They pat each …