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Brandon Withrow
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author, blogger @HuffPost, professor of history and religious studies, and nonfiction editor at The Discarded Image (discardedimage.com).
author, blogger @HuffPost, professor of history and religious studies, and nonfiction editor at The Discarded Image (discardedimage.com).

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Pew Research: Americans Are Warming to Their Religious Neighbors
As it turns out, knowing someone in a faith brings with it warmer feelings for that faith.
http://buff.ly/2kL9BtI #religion #faith #pewresearch #survey #atheism

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Valentine's Day Launches the First Annual #WorldBonoboDay
What would you do if there were only 15,000 humans left on the planet? One species is that close to disappearing forever.
http://buff.ly/2lM9hvy #conservation #ape #endangered

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Why Art and Science are Important Partners: A Review of The Where, the Why, and the How
How do scientists fix scientific illiteracy? They partner up with illustrators.
http://buff.ly/2klS7F3 #science #nonfiction #reviews #archives

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"To be clear, the researchers aren't saying we're living in a hologram right now. They're suggesting that in the very early stages of the Universe - a few hundred thousand years after the Big Bang - everything was being projected into three dimensions from a two-dimensional boundary...."

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So much we still don't know.

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A Podcast Celebrating Science's Epic Fails

Failure is always an option.

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Is Scientific Curiosity the Cure for Partisanship?

Why do smart people disagree on divisive issues like climate change? It might be connected to their level of curiosity.

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Defend Science by Celebrating It
Protesting the Trump administration isn't the only one way to defend science—another is to celebrate it.
http://buff.ly/2jBKM5h #marchforscience

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2016: How to Turn a Year Into a Minor Deity
Ever wonder how to create a minor deity? In light of 2016, here are two easy steps.

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To Be Curious Is Human. But What Is Humanity?
Being curious apes, we have accomplished more than any species on the planet. But we are still apes.
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