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Weekly Reader Vol 1 Issue 14

Welcome to the latest edition of Weekly Reader, where I post articles that I find on the internet in order to share them with you. Got something you’d like to show off? Leave a link in the comments! The Uninhabitable … Continue reading

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(Mis)Information Society

Dammit, Steve!  “I’ve done my  research.” If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably seen that sentence more than once on Facebook or other various other areas of the internet. It’s especially prevalent among the anti-vaxxer community.  “I’ve done my research.” … Continue reading

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This is a Thing that Happened and I Need to Go Back to Bed

This happened. This actually freaking happened: ‘Hot Dog Water’ seller in Vancouver gets laughs to prove point. Yes, you are reading that correctly; this guy was selling bottles of “hot dog water”, complete with a wiener inside the bottle, for the … Continue reading

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Weekly Reader: Vol 1 Issue 2

Welcome to another edition of the Weekly Reader, where I find interesting articles that catch my eye and I share them with you! This week’s reading: Ending an abusive marriage is hard. Ending one in the evangelical church is harder.: … Continue reading

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Testy

Sometimes, I wonder just how long I’ll be able to hold my tongue. Prime and I spent some time with the mother-in-law; it was decent enough until the subject of cancer was raised. According to my mother-in-law, there will never … Continue reading

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Seven Degrees of BS

I found this article on a Facebook group that I follow and it was so bad that it was bad. This was one of those articles that didn’t just ask for a takedown, it was begging for one. Again, if … Continue reading

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And Today in “To Hell with this Shit, I’m Effing Done”…

Found this via Joe.My.God.: Goldman Sachs Warns Pharma Investors: Cures Don’t Provide Sustained Revenue, Chronic Illness Is Better. Because profits (emphasis mine)! Goldman Sachs analysts attempted to address a touchy subject for biotech companies, especially those involved in the pioneering “gene … Continue reading

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