In Case You Missed It: November 13-November 19 on the Skepchick Network

In Case You Missed It: November 13-November 19 on the Skepchick Network

Hello! It’s another beautiful, crisp, November day. What a time to be alive! You know what’s even more wonderful? Checking out these highlights from the Skepchick Network! You know I’m right.

Mad Art Lab

The Boy that Wouldn’t Wait
Ryan shares a book he wrote about how his friend’s premature baby takes over the world.

MadArtBot: Birth of a 3-D Printer – Part 3
Maggie takes the next step in building a 3-D printer.

Days by Darwin
Maki draws attention to a new 2012 calendar featuring cool science portraits.

Teen Skepchick

Modern Mythology: Getting Your Daily Intake
Lauren explains some commonly held myths about vitamins.

What’s the Difference between Sexism and Sexual Liberation?
Nenfea explores the relationship between sexist attitudes and sexual liberation.

“Smart Drugs:” A Smart Decision?
Eden discusses the pitfalls of using drugs like Ritalin as study aids.

Escéptica

Tech Is Not For Women (en español)
Silvia talks about a recent study that says interest in technical pursuits lead to technical aptitude (not the other way around) and how it might be possible to narrow the gap by getting girls more interested in technical areas.

Titanic Futility (en español)
A book about an unsinkable ship called the Titan that sinks after hitting an iceberg was published 14 years before the Titanic set sail. With not enough lifeboats, only a few survive. Coincidence? Fran says yes.

Superstitions and Consequences (en español)
Crazy superstition has led to the extinction of the Western Black Rhino.

Featured image credit: Wikimedia Commons

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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