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In Case You Missed It: July 3-July 9 on the Skepchick Network

Hello, world! Allow me to introduce Esceptica into the Skepchick family. Everybody stop by to say hello. Or rather, hola. And don’t forget to check out these posts from Mad Art Lab, Teen Skepchick, and Skepchick SE.

Mad Art Lab

Pimp My Book
Iszi creates hilarious covers for awesome books.

Lollypop Listening Therapy
Smashley discusses the Tomatis Method as a treatment for autism and rips into those who use unscientific claims to profit off the disorder.

Guest Post: River’s Song
A guest post from Blue and how to get involved in the Can’t Stop the Serenity project to support Equality Now and its work to protect women’s human rights worldwide.

Teen Skepchick

Logic Me This: Moving the Goalposts
Beccy explains the Moving the Goalposts fallacy, and how it’s used to against those who argue for creationism.

Christian Nation?
On Independence Day, Nenfea takes exception to the argument that the United States is a Christian nation.

Escape from the Woo Zoo: Musings on Life and Death
Ali Marie reminisces on how she came to terms with death.

Skepchick SE

The Problem with Prayer (på svenska)
Technicolor points out that, when it comes to prayer, asking doesn’t mean you will receive.


Welcome! (en español)
Introducing Esceptica, Skepchick’s Spanish-language sister!

Biological Decoding (en español)
Daurmith gets skeptical about “biological decoding.”

The Reality Up to 60% More Exaggerated (en español)
Lulu explains why mascara ads are bunkum.

Featured image credit: wwarby



Mindy is an attorney and Managing Editor of Teen Skepchick. She hates the law and loves stars. You can follow her on Twitter and on Google+.

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  1. July 12, 2011 at 3:13 pm —

    Thanks Mindy! The translations are really good.

    • July 12, 2011 at 3:16 pm —

      Ha! Good. I wish I could take credit for it, but it’s all Google Translate. I can (sort of) ask where the toilet is in Spanish, but otherwise, I’m a useless :)

  2. July 16, 2011 at 11:17 am —

    Mindy, you got the meaning backwards …

    Beccy explains the Moving the Goalposts fallacy, and how it’s used to against those who argue for creationism.

    I think you meant used BY those who argue for creationism.

    • July 16, 2011 at 1:26 pm —

      *headdesk* You are correct, sir. That’ll teach me to do 5 things at once :) Thanks for pointing that out.

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