If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably neglected blog reading this week by spending all your time watching the Olympics and wondering if it would be a good idea to take up swimming. Don’t worry. I’ve got your back. Here are some of the highlights from the Skepchick Network.
Science Sunday: Zombie (Ant) Apocalypse
Ali Marie explains how an ant’s brain can be taken over by a fungus.
Medical Madness: Pregnancy and Childbirth Edition
Beccy delves into the world of medieval childbirth.
Simon Pegg on Twitter: Geek Girls
Elly wonders where we should draw the line between objectification and respectful appreciation.
Darryl Cunningham Investigates Fracking
Explore science through comics.
What Constitutes a Cat
Steve D explores what makes a cat a cat.
Anne S gives you a lesson in cocktail-mixing.
AI: Bad Reactions
How do you react to transphobic or cissexist questions?
What is your favorite distraction?
AI: Avoiding Distractions
How do you avoid distractions and stay motivated?
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