Monthly Archives: August 2012

New Study Finds Gender Equality for Sluts

“Slut” is such a strong word, isn’t it? Perhaps we should say the “sexually over-experienced” or the “excessively sexually compelled.” Anyways, a new study shows that these sluts are now being looked down on not just if they’re female, but … Continue reading

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Armstrong News – A Death and the End of a Career

The first man to ever walk on the moon has just died yesterday. The all-American Neil Armstrong’s most famous words, on that famous Apollo 11 mission, will surely never be forgotten: “That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant … Continue reading

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Oh, For the Love of Smoking!

Why do people smoke when they know that smoking is bad for themselves? Reasons range from self-deception to “ignorance is bliss.” A popular video-advertisement from Thailand recently broadcasted the hypocrisy and foolishness of smokers, by sending children to ask for … Continue reading

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Guns in America – Part 2: Gun Cultures and Foreign Solutions

In Part 1, we saw that many people are very dangerous with guns, including some who accidentally shoot themselves or others in the face. In fact, hundreds of unintentional deaths happen every year due to guns, not to mention the … Continue reading

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Skeptikai Reaches 100k! …Impressive or not?

Skeptikai started in January 2011, and I’m happy to say that it has grown substantially every few months. First with bursts of a hundred or so people per day, then with hundreds, and then thousands. I can’t say whether or … Continue reading

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