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Popping the Question

Advice to Republican presidential candidates on how to answer the question, “Would you attend a gay wedding?”

Teachers and School Board Members Conspire to Teach Creationism in Louisiana Public Schools

Hiring More Female Cops Leads to More Arrests of Female Sexual Predators

You Don’t Need Advanced Science to Resist Food Fads—Just a Bit of Logic

Is That Viral Quadruple Rainbow Picture Real?

Bitwise

A Kinder, Gentler Twitter?

The site has new harassment policies to protect users from trolls and bullies. They’re not nearly strong enough.

Television

The Female Gaze

How Amy Schumer flips the script on real-life gender dynamics.

Twitter Can’t Stop Abusive Language. Its New Plan Is to Hide It.

How Amy Schumer Flips the Script on Real-Life Gender Dynamics

A Bot Seems to Be Raking in Millions by Making Wall Street Trades Within Seconds of Reading Tweets

One of Monday’s Pulitzer Prize Winners Left Journalism Because It Couldn’t Pay His Rent

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