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Auctions for Science: Last Chance for Gamergate Embroidery #CVG2015

Those of you who lost out in the bidding wars over the last Gamergate embroideries have one more shot. Jac has one more to auction, this one with green thread …

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Final Auctions for Science: Furiosa Belt Crest, Collectibles, Science Art, and More!

This is the last set of auctions to raise money for SkepchickCon, the Skepchick-hosted events at CONvergence, including science activities, demos, salons, panels, and more. You can see the Skepchick …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Misandry, Matriarchy, and More

If misogyny and misandry were forced to make small talk, would they find they have anything in common? Both are gender related, sure. Oh, and they have the same prefix! …

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Auctions for Science: Signed Science Art Prints by Surly Amy and Cosplay Photo Shoot #CVG2015

This week’s auctions are all about STEAM, putting the art into STEM and the STEM into art. All proceeds go toward the many science and art activities, workshops, and salons …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Pie Chart a la Mode

Pie charts are pretty much the most basic charts out there, to make and to read. They also tend to be more visually appealing than other charts, being all round, …

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Auctions for Science: Tunic and Handmade Journal from India, Custom Cocktail

Science fiction is like a gateway drug for science. One of the reasons we hold SkepchickCon at CONvergence, a sci-fi/fantasy con, is that the audience is already interested in science …

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Bad Chart Thursday: CNN Pot Pie

We are living in the age of the infographic, and no chart is safe, least of all the ordinary pie chart. Making the chart visually appealing comes first, and clarity …

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SkepchickCon Needs Virtual and Local (Twin Cities) Volunteers!

If you are planning to come to CONvergence, thinking about coming, not planning to come but live in the Twin Cities area, or are not going to be anywhere near …

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