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ICYMI: June 2 – June 8 on the Skepchick Network

Got a case of the Mondays? Check out these Skepchick Network posts.

Teen Skepchick

The Physics Philes, lesson 51: Pipe Dreams
Mindy continues her quest for physics knowledge with an explanation of torque.

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (to the DSM)
Olivia summaries the changes to the DSM, for those who are interested.

The Risk of Honesty
Olivia knows that if potential employers were to find her writing she’d probably never be hired. So why does she do it?

Mad Art Lab

The Quagmire of Cultural Appropriation
Ryan tries to borrow from other cultures without being horribly inconsiderate or offensive. It’s harder than it sounds.

Interview with Your Pal, Glendon Mellow
A group of biologists interviews the artist ans scientific illustrator, and records it for your enjoyment.

Plug Me In: Remember Me
The new release from Capcom probes what would happen if your memories became digital commodities.

Skepchick SE

Placebo – The Power of Imagination (på svenska)
Homelessclubkid explains the placebo effect.

Escéptica

On Insults (en español)
Why is it that so many swear words are rooted in misogyny?

Queereka

AI: Responding to Problems in the System
How do you know when it’s time to back away from an organization you’ve been associated with?

AI: Triage
What activities compete most for your time? How do you decide where your time is best spent?

Skepchick Norge

A Skeptic’s Guide to Facebook (på norsk)
Nica looks at claims circulated on Facebook, this time about the alleged danger of storing cut raw onions.

School of Doubt

The Horror, the Horror: School Fundraisers
DrShell enumerates the reasons why school fundraisers are the worst.

Pop Quiz: How Do You Manage Your Privacy?
As an educator, do you find yourself “hiding” online?

The Atheist Academic I
What do you think of the spate of religion-themed graduation speeches?

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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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