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In Case You Missed It: December 4-December 10 on the Skepchick Network

Merry Monday! This week my fellow Skepchick’s made it really hard to choose which posts to highlight, so I would recommend you shirk all other responsibilities and go to every site and read every last post! You won’t be sorry. But in the meantime, here’s a good representative sample. Enjoy!

Mad Art Lab

MadArtBot: Birth of a 3-D Printer-Part 4
Maggie brings you the latest installment of the Saga of Maddy, the Mad Art Lab 3-D printer.

Amuse-Bouche: Prohibition and Repeal Day + Champagne Cocktail
Anne S celebrates the end of prohibition by making a champagne cocktail.

Calendar Curiosities: Joyeux Anniversaire Georges Méliès
Maggie marks the birthday of the father of film special effects.

Teen Skepchick

Modern Mythology: Scaly Dinosaurs
Ali Marie sets the record straight on what dinosaurs looked like.

The Penises! They’re Everywhere!
In which Mindy explores the prevalence of airport penises.

Teen Skepchick Interviews: Diana Williams
Part 1 of Melanie’s interview with Diana Williams, who researches neuroendocrine control of food intake, body weight, and metabolism.

Skepchick SE

Spice Up Your Diet (på svenska)
A guest post by gentle forces, in which she skewers some weight loss spam.

Mental Health Problems Have No Gender (på svenska)
Technicolor on the problems with the gendering of mental illness.

The Inquisition: Symbols and Trust (på svenska)
Should police officers be allowed to wear symbols of their religious or political affiliation?

Escéptica

My Great Australian Skeptic Adventure (en español)
Carolina recently came back from spending a few months working in Australia. She tells us about the differences in woo and the warm welcome she received from Aussie skeptics.

This Is Not A Typical Christmas Post (en español)
Silvia gives advice on how to respond to arguments made by less-than-skeptical family members during the holidays.

(E)SkeptiCamp will soon start with an E (en español)
On January 28th Madrid will host the first non-English language SkeptiCamp. Lead organizer Luiyo writes a guest post to tell us what exactly is a ESkeptiCamp.

Featured image credit: TravOC

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