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If You Know Anyone Afraid of the Flu Shot, Show Them This!

Internet memes are constant reminders of how unstructured information sharing is. I see memes through the prism of scientific skepticism and critical thinking and the most frustrating aspect is how they can be used to disseminate dangerous ideology and disinformation. There … Continue reading

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The Pastor, the Waitress and the Tip That Wasn’t

It was the social media scandal of the week, racing around the internet in less time than it takes to microwave a burrito. A waitress at Applebee’s got stiffed on her gratuity by a large group of customers, and another … Continue reading

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