ICYMI: July 8-July 14 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: July 8-July 14 on the Skepchick Network

Bonjour! I’m back from CERN where I’ve finished solving all the mysteries of the universe. I would tell you what those secrets are, but the Secret World Government tells me that if I did that I’d have to kill you. So you’ll have to wait as we dole them out over the next 50 years. Stay tuned. It’s gonna be pretty epic. But until then check out these highlights from the Skepchick Network.

Teen Skepchick

Suspension of Disbelief: The Amazing Spider-Man
Eddy reviews the new Spider-Man flick.

Being Present
Olivia extols the virtues of meeting our fellow activists in person.

Alternative Schmalternative: Now It’s Personal
Ine explains the problem with arguing personal choice when using alternative medicine.

Mad Art Lab

Show Off Your Ugly Things
Ashley encourages you to show off your art.

Killer B’s and Funny Ladies
Chebutykin on getting more women involved in comedy.

Fluorescent Cocktails at SkepchickCON and CONvergence
Anne shares her recipe for glowing cocktails.

Skepchick SE

A Little Different Sex (på svenska)
Homelessclubkid discusses the different types of human sexuality.

Escéptica

Think of the Babies, I Mean, Calves (en español)
Natural remedy stores are now selling “vegan” cow colostrum pills. Really.

The Problem With Herbs (en español)
Plants can have medicinal properties, so what’s the harm on using herbal remedies? Ileana explains.

I Smell (en español)
Lucy presents three smell-related news items. Can you guess which one of them is false?

Queereka

Sunday School: On Marriage
An LGBTQ perspective on changing one’s name after marriage.

Teh Funny
Yessenia explains that, for a rape joke to work, it must actually be a joke first.

Gender Neutral Pronouns
Benny on the difficulties of using gender neutral pronouns.

Featured image credit: MarilynJane

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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