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ICYMI: December 29 – January 4 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick

The Physics Philes, lesson 80: Oscillation, Conservation, Physics-ification!
Mindy thinks about oscillation in terms of energy.

Guest Post: Barbie the Feminist
Former Teen Skepchick contributor Elles explores the feminist themes in Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse.

Triggers: What They Are, What To Do
Have you seen posts with “trigger warnings” but are confused by what that means? Olivia provides an explanation.

Mad Art Lab

MAL Exclusive: Gripp – We Should Be So Lucky
The Lab gets an exclusive look at a track from Marshall “Gripp” Gillson’s new album.

New Year, New Puppet Videos
Get your monthly-ish dose of puppet goodness.

Isabel Morgan, Polio, and the High Cost of Marriage
Meet the woman who proved the killed-virus polio vaccine could work.

Escéptica

Raising Crows: Whenever? (en español)
How the new abortion legislation will affect Elara’s decision to have kids.

Two Hours A Day (en español)
How do you chose to spend your free time?

Video of the Week: Red Pandas Playing in the Snow (en español)
‘Nuff said.

Skepchick SE

Victims and perps outside the norms, part 1: Tales of power structures and individual focus, for good and bad (på svenska)
Technicolor starts a three part series on criminals and victims that don’t fit the mold.

Thoughts From the Baby Bubble (på svenska)
Anna’s been told to “enjoy the baby bubble”. One day she’s a hardworking, driven and passionate human being characterized by her professional pride. The next, it’s just her and her baby. Isn’t this a bit weird?

Queereka

AI: 2013 Internet Awesome
Tell us about the best of the Internet you encountered in 2013.

School of Doubt

Pop Quiz: Did You Get Your Flu Shot?
Is the flu sweeping through your area this year?

Hey Jackass! Fireworks are Illegal for a Reason!
Dan ruins some kids’ New Years fun. But he had a good reason.

Pop Quiz: Are You Willing to Lose Your Job for Your Beliefs?
How far are you willing to go for your principles?

Skepchick Events

Event: Be Secular Conversation
Mark Sandlin and Jerry DeWitt discuss LGBT rights, reproductive rights, church/state separation, and much more on Jan. 11.

Grounded Parents

Teaching Moments
Tammy uses Christopher Columbus to teach her stepson about questioning authority.

Mommy, I Don’t Want to Look Fat
Raising kids without weight stigma is tough.

Men at Work, or The Dads That Do
It turns out that fathers are pretty important to the well-being of children.

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Mindy

Mindy

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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  1. January 7, 2014 at 5:48 am —

    Very well written article on triggers.

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