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Palin’s popularity is at a low.

Big News: Hospital visitation rights for same-sex couples have taken effect.

A noted pick-up artist shot a woman in the face. Feministe breaks down pick-up art culture.

Amanda’s must-read about recent debates on the factually inaccurate idea that women evolved to defend themselves against rape…when ovulating.

Latoya has more on Kanye. Cuz you know, you want to read more about Kanye.

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  1. Posted January 19, 2011 at 7:00 pm | Permalink

    I was going to say that any pseudo-scientist who thinks rape is an example of genetic adaptation or evolutionary technique was themselves a missing link. But I don’t think they even got that far on the evolutionary chain. I dunno–do we have anything about 50 billion years behind an australopithecus? And then can we go 50 billion years further back than that? THEN we might be able to locate the brain of a rape-apologist.

  2. Posted January 19, 2011 at 7:28 pm | Permalink

    first of all, hi samhita! it’s your old friend from frisco. hope you are doing well :)
    second, i don’t like sarah palin either (obvs), but an increase in her disapproval numbers of 1% in one poll doesn’t really mean anything. it’s well within the margin of error. that article is kinda bad at analyzing these things i think.

  3. Posted January 19, 2011 at 9:54 pm | Permalink

    In the spirit of the sarcasm on Kanye, I must provide this link regarding Palin: http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/371413/january-18-2011/mika-brzezinski-experiences-palin-fatigue

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