In Case You Missed It: November 20-November 26 on the Skepchick Network

In Case You Missed It: November 20-November 26 on the Skepchick Network

Hey-o! It’s the start of a new week, and I want you to start it off right. So! I’ve compiled a list of highlights from Mad Art Lab, Teen Skepchick, Skepchick SE, and Escéptica. You’re welcome.

Mad Art Lab

Happy Birthday Edwin Hubble
Steve D celebrates the birthday of the astronomer that showed us our place in the universe.

Calendar Curiosity: You’re Full of Hot Air
Brian G notes the first time humans took flight in a hot air balloon.

Amuse-Bouche: Tryptophan + Turkey Curry
Anne S explains tryptophan and tells us what do with all that leftover turkey.

Teen Skepchick

Losing It
Lauren takes on the unbelievable bunkum that are virginity tests.

Speak Your Mind: In Which I Ask the Most Obvious Question
As the holiday season descends upon us, Mindy asks about your favorite and least favorite holiday traditions.

First Votes
Lauren opines about voting in her first election, and how lucky she is to be able to do so.

Skepchick SE

If Birro’s Right, He’s Wrong (på svenska)
Felicia and charmkvark take down yet another one of Birro’s illogical conclusions.

The Precautionary Principle and Electro-Sensitivity (på svenska)
Charmkvark wonders, if electro-sensitivity isn’t a problem, then why are Swedish towns worrying about it?

On Being Pink (på svenska)
Felicia explains how she stopped letting pink get in her way.

Escéptica

Machospace (en español)
Lucy talks about the sexist “humor” piece called Womanspace published in Nature.

Meditation and Gnosticism (en español)
A religious sect is offering free meditation courses, is it dangerous to go? 5 minutes on Google say yes.

It’s Primate Pride Day! (en español)
Atheists and skeptics have started this holiday to try to stop the growth of creationism in Spanish-speaking countries.

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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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