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Vivisection questions taboos

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Oct 23, 2014

A few weeks ago, I did an experiment in biology lab that involved cutting open the body cavity of a live frog and dripping ... (more)


“The Interview” needlessly antagonizes North Korea

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What the makers of the film think is a joke is actually a passive-aggressive attack ... (more)

Poor school bathroom sanitation an obstacle to educating Indian girls

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Amid the international movement to provide more girls with education, unclean bathrooms seem like a ... (more)

Overcoming Anxiety Begins With Recognition

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To do this, I have acknowledged that suffering awaits all of us in the form ... (more)

Black-ish Illuminates Lack of Diversity in Modern American Network Television

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The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Sanford and Son--like Black-ish--confronted racial issues head-on, with a disregard ... (more)



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Poor school bathroom sanitation an obstacle to educating Indian girls

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Amid the international movement to provide more girls with education, unclean bathrooms seem like a ... more...


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Overcoming Anxiety Begins With Recognition

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To do this, I have acknowledged that suffering awaits all of us in the form ... more...


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Black-ish Illuminates Lack of Diversity in Modern American Network Television

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The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Sanford and Son--like Black-ish--confronted racial issues head-on, with a disregard ... more...


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Scientists must recognize intersection of social issues, quantitative study

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Scientists tend to understand things quantitatively. We need numbers and experimentally derived evidence in order ... more...