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The Animatronic Baby Yoda Is For All Force Sensitive Children

The Animatronic Baby Yoda Is For All Force Sensitive Children

One of the downsides to watching genre series and movies airing on TV channels aimed at younger audiences is the barrage of toy ads you’re forced to sit through, each of them trying to convince you that you need to buy whatever the product in question happens to be. Often,…

Mattel’s New Gender-Neutral Dolls Are For Everyone

Mattel’s New Gender-Neutral Dolls Are For Everyone

Despite the ways that dolls have historically always been marketed more toward young girls, while action figures (which are just dolls by another name) were marketed to boys, everyone knows that pretty much all kids, regardless of their gender, love playing with what we’d consider a traditional “doll” of the…

CERN Drops Italian Scientist Who Complained About Women In Physics

Last September, Italian physicist Alessandro Strumia gave a bizarre lecture at CERN in which he argued—to an audience of young women scientists—that women are less qualified to conduct physics than men. This week, CERN officially severed its association with Strumia.