ICYMI: December 29 – January 4 on the Skepchick Network
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.
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.
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?
AI: 2013 Internet Awesome
Tell us about the best of the Internet you encountered in 2013.
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?
Event: Be Secular Conversation
Mark Sandlin and Jerry DeWitt discuss LGBT rights, reproductive rights, church/state separation, and much more on Jan. 11.
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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