ICYMI: July 21-July 27 on the Skepchick Network
Hello! I have exciting news. We’ve added a new Skepchick site! Well, OK. It has been around for a bit, but now it’s better! Let me re-introduce Skepchick Events! They aren’t just about promotional posts anymore. They live blog events and publish some kick ass interviews, so you should totally start checking them out on the reg.
The Physics Philes, lesson 58: More on Yo-Yos
Mindy continues her physics self-eduction with more information on rotational and translational motion.
Undying (and Unrequited) Love for Santa Claus
New Teen Skepchick writer Christian laments his father’s love for a non-existent entity.
A Religious Person’s Feelings: More Important than an Atheist’s Trauma
Lauren explains why it might be OK to get snarky when someone says they will keep you in their prayers.
Evolution in Gaming
Ryan points out how gaming gets evolution right and very, very wrong.
The Great Canyon
Gigi and family take a trip to the Grand Canyon and are awed by what they saw.
Pacific Rim Science Review
Pacific Rim might be the best robot-punching-monsters movie ever made. Too bad the science is crap.
Attack the Cathedral? Abort Mission (en español)
During this week’s pro-choice demonstrations in Santiago (Chile), some protestors decided it was a good idea to interrupt mass and vandalize the city’s cathedral.
Who are your heroes and role models?
To Katie and Arin
Cheyenne reacts to the story of Katie and Arin, two trans teenagers in love.
The Atheist Academic VI: Where You Should Put Your Penis
What can teachers do to promote a more sex positive environment for students and minimize sexual assault?
Walking Away from Hatred
The son of a prominent white supremacist turns his back on his racists upbringing thanks to a college education.
The Oatmeal’s Running Strip and the Morality of Sport
Dr. Shell has a problem with the idea that exercising the “right” way makes you a good person.
And Now We Drink: #FtBCon Liveblogging by @cultofcourtney and @melmall
Did you miss #FtBCon? Don’t worry. Melanie and Courtney drunk tweeted it for you.
TAM 2013 Recap
Ashley critiques this year’s TAM.
Featured image credit: Grand Canyon National Park