It’s Labor Day in the United States, so it’s a day to sit back, make some paper dolls and catch up on what you missed last week on the Skepchick Network.

Mad Art Lab

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman
Maki reviews the comic book biography, Feynman.

A Mammoth Undertaking
Steve D creates a baby mammoth with a jetpack.

Paper Doll Extravaganza!

Teen Skepchick

Modern Mythology: Spot Reduction (And Pink Dumbbells)
Do targeted muscle exercises really help you lose more fat?

The New Sexism
How reality TV perpetuates gross sexists stereotypes and gender roles.

Speak Your Mind: I (Don’t) Wanna Live Forever
If you could, would you want to be immortal?

Skepchick SE

Life – Not So Damn Strange (på svenska)
A guest post by gentle forces on a woman’s right to choose

I am a skeptic, but… (på svenska)
To paraphrase The Princess Bride, “skeptic” doesn’t mean what people think it means.

Death by Dunning-Kruger (på svenska)
Technicolor writes about alternative medicine in psychology.

Escéptica

When Ignorance Attacks (en español)
Lucy tells us about a terrorist group sending explosives through the mail to Mexican scientists. And no, it’s not about stem cell research or animal rights, it’s about nanocyborgs.

The Nonexistent Enemy (en español)
Daurmith talks about the origins of the modern antivax movement and how it has spread in Spain.

Martin Luther vs. Martin Luther King Jr. (en español)
Lulú tells the story of how MLK got his name and the anti-semitism of the original Martin Luther.

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Mindy

Mindy

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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