Contrary to the common assumption that racism and sexism are twin prejudices propping up a white male power structure, minority women are far less likely to be the target of racist treatment than minority men.
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Why manspreading? Because humans are more attracted to individuals displaying their bodies expansively, because it increases one’s romantic desirability.
Graphic warning labels on cigarette packs are associated with freedom threat perceptions directly and reactance indirectly
Isn’t it funny that, just like creationists, some vegans exist today thanks to an evolutionary process they insist on denying?
Porn users have just been vindicated. We already knew the porn-sexist trope to be BS, but it’s always nice to have it backed up with peer reviewed evidence.
Skeletons showed *unmistakable signs of violent death*. The finding represents warfare among prehistoric hunter-gatherers.
Although it could be counterintuitive, these diets have a greater negative impact on the environment:
One study found that colorectal cancer mortality doesn’t differ between vegetarians and nonvegetarians. Another study found that the rate of colorectal cancer is *higher* among vegetarians than in nonvegetarians.
So Jerry doesn’t like it — well, to each his own.
Two Spanish politicians asked the European Parliament to recognise the made-up illness known as electromagnetic hypersensitivity:
The study, the biggest of its kind, wanted to know if gluten-free food is healthier than regular food. Turns out, it isn’t:
This is what science has found out about same sex parenting.
After this, anyone who believes that vegetarianism and veganism are excellent for health should reconsider their position and look for more sound arguments… if there’s any.
A few days ago, my fellow SINner Smilodon took issue with the Texas governor for preventing citizens to vote to…
The last major review of the available evidence found that vaccines are safe and that the MMR vaccine does not cause autism. Now, we have new evidence that repeats what we already knew:
A study published in Evolution and Human Behavior sheds new light on current standards of beauty, attributing modern men preferences…
There are no health conditions for which there is reliable evidence that homeopathy is effective
I wish I had been there — enjoy: Have you seen The Unbelievers yet? What would you have asked?
A few days ago the results of a project [PDF] conducted by the German Ministry of Education and Research on…
Vegetarianism and associated trends are the food choice of many people. Personally, I’m not impressed. These are the reasons why a person gives up meat in his diet an why these reasons do not convince me: