ScienceSkepticism

#AskAChemist: Is a NFL QB’s fancy water just BS?

In this episode of Ask A Chemist… Oh FFS. @DrRubidium, help this man! https://t.co/s9nBIoSW76 — Michele Banks (@artologica) August 26, 2015 “Help him with what?,” you might be asking… I …

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Feminism

Summer Jam: ‘Fat Girls’ by Briki fa President ft. Ninene

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSVVpkXBKqs&w=560&h=315]   ‘Fat Girls’ by Briki fa President ft. Ninene has a sick beat, an inclusive message (“100 lbs, 200 lbs, 300 lbs, 400lbs… if you a fat girl, then hold it down…”), …

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#AskAChemist: Are wine baths a waste of money?

This week’s episode is brought to you by NBA baller Amar’e Stourdemire, Chemical & Engineering News, and Franzia. Enjoy!   [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_n-IjL692WI&w=560&h=315] ________ Featured image from Franzia

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Pluto
Random Asides

BREAKING: Starbucks to build on Pluto, universe rejoices

@DrRubidium Maybe 20. ;) — Starbucks Coffee (@Starbucks) July 14, 2015 Plutoppuccinos FOR EVERYBODY!!! #PlutoFlyBy FTW!!! ___________ Featured image is our beautiful Pluto, credited to NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest …

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#AskAChemist: Putting the fix in on Trix

In this episode of Ask A Chemist, it’s cereal business. A friend of mine texted me the following: WHAT THE HELL ARE THEY DOING TO MY TRIX?!?!?! After a short exchange …

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The Highlander Rule of PoCs

There’s been a long acknowledged rule when it comes to people of color (PoCs) being involved in things. “Things”? What kind of “things”? How about the boards of tech companies? Darold …

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Events

Chemist on TV show NOT about meth

OUTRAGEOUS!!! Literally. The TV show is called Outrageous Acts of Science and I am the chemist!   #OutrageousActs is a Science Channel show, described as below: Science Channel’s fast-paced countdown series OUTRAGEOUS …

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Superscience of The @Avengers

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gr3ov7R89Xo&w=560&h=315] Can’t get enough superhero science? Check out physics professor Dr. James Kakalios’ superheros website and his book ‘The Physics of Superheros‘. Dr. Kakalios consulted on the above video and has …

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