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Skepchick Sundaylies: The Game, Thor’s Armor, Snowpiercer, Inclusive Atheism, Subtle Sexism, Helicopter Parenting, and Identifying as Disabled

Skepchick Sundaylies: The Game, Thor’s Armor, Snowpiercer, Inclusive Atheism, Subtle Sexism, Helicopter Parenting, and Identifying as Disabled

Sunday Funny: Gender Roles (via TheRobinHead) Teen Skepchick DBT Skills: Mindfulness “How” Olivia continues her series on DBT skills. Bi-erasure: Constantine In NBC’s new show Constantine, smoking is fine but bisexuality is taboo. The Not so Beautiful Game Step 1: An Uncompelling Frame Narrative Stigmatizes Mental Illness Elizabeth is reading The Game so you don’t have to. Mad Art Lab ... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Open Wireless, Nature vs Nurture, Urine Therapy, World Cup, and Pro-GMO

Skepchick Sundaylies: Open Wireless, Nature vs Nurture, Urine Therapy, World Cup, and Pro-GMO

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: With Liberty and Internet Access for All Elizabeth discusses the importance of the “open wireless” movement. DBT Skills: Mindfulness Olivia continues her series on DBT skills. Assassins Can’t Be Women? Eddy discusses the sexism behind Assassin’s Creed approach to female characters. Mad Art Lab Nature, Nuture, and Social Justice Elizabeth has thought... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Managing Emotions, Caveman Genes, Going with Your Gut, Body-Shaming, and ZOMG Chemicals!

Skepchick Sundaylies: Managing Emotions, Caveman Genes, Going with Your Gut, Body-Shaming, and ZOMG Chemicals!

Sunday Funny: Man Gum (via chainsawsuit) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 104: Standing O for Standing Waves Mindy is armpits deep in mechanical waves at this point. DBT Skills Part 1: Learning Emotional Management Olivia explains dialectical behavior therapy and how it can help everyone cope with their emotions. Existential Crises and Epiphanies of the Teenage Mind Alice opines on the un... »

A Superfluous (and Late!) Hobby Lobby Post

A Superfluous (and Late!) Hobby Lobby Post

I’m trying desperately to purge my life of legal analysis, but the glob damn Supreme Court just keeps pulling me back in. Jamie wrote a very good summery of what happened, but I didn’t spend three years in law school for nothing! I’d like to try to explain exactly how, in my opinion, this case went off the rails. I read Burwell v. Hobby Lobby expecting (hoping?) to have my head f... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Coconut Bacon, Pride Celebrations, Tenure, Natural Parenting, and ADHD

Skepchick Sundaylies: Coconut Bacon, Pride Celebrations, Tenure, Natural Parenting, and ADHD

Sunday Funny: Throwing Rocks (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 103: Of Nodes and Anitnodes Mindy, on her quest to learn all the physics, learns about nodes and antinodes. Mad Art Lab Album of the Week – tUnE-yArDs’ “W H O K I L L” If you’re anything like me, there’s nothing quite like a great bit of art to light that fire under your social activist ass. In my case, nothing burns... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Climate Change Bummer, the Second Temple, Summer Vacation, and GMOs

Skepchick Sundaylies: Climate Change Bummer, the Second Temple, Summer Vacation, and GMOs

Sunday Funny: Everything at Manfeels Park Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 102: Reflections Mindy learns more and more about mechanical waves, like what happens when they bounce off a barrier Mad Art Lab A Web, Not a Road: The Anthropology of Margaret Mead Dale writes, “There is hardly a name in science more encrusted with bad faith generalizations and well-meaning but ahistorical h... »

I Heart Physics

I Heart Physics

Do you have any idea what I’m doing right now? I’m sitting here in the physics study room my university – in the middle of June – writing this post. Before that I was reading ahead in my general physics textbook. Tomorrow? Tomorrow I start teaching myself multiple integration. I’m not in summer school. I’m just doing these things because I want to. I’m alw... »

Skechick Sundaylies: Being Too Girly, Bach Flowers, Lab Dynamics, Birth Safety, and Being the Sweaky Wheel

Skechick Sundaylies: Being Too Girly, Bach Flowers, Lab Dynamics, Birth Safety, and Being the Sweaky Wheel

Sunday Funny: Solar Collector (via Tree Lobsters!) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 101: Wave Energy and Intensity Mindy learns explains the relationship between waves and energy. Like a Girl Eddy is going to be who he is, whether you think he’s being too girly or not. The Ethics of Doing Business with the Religious Is it OK to do business with loathsome ideologies? Escéptica Introd... »

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