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Bad Chart Thursday: Ebola, or Cyborgs, Will Kill Us All

I don’t know about you, but the first question I ask when hearing about a tragedy on another continent is WHAT ABOUT ME? So naturally, when I read this Forbes …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Big Cider

When I first saw the headline “The fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the US isn’t a beer, wine, or spirit,” I immediately assumed the simplest, most obvious interpretation—that some kind of …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Abortions and House Fires

Hey, did you know that the leading cause of DEATH in the United States is not heart disease? It’s true. I saw it on Facebook, thanks to a tip from …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Pie Charts for Ladies

Hey, ladies. Are you tired of men using complicated charts and graphs to convey their brilliant man brain thoughts deliberately so that women won’t understand them? Because everyone knows women …

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Events

Get Your Quiz-o-Tron Tickets! #cvg2014

Hey, Twin Cities people and CONvergence goers, don’t forget to get your tickets to Quiz-o-Tron for tomorrow night (Wednesday). Starring CONvergence favorites Bill Corbett, Molly Glover, Joseph Scrimshaw, Sharon Stiteler, …

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Skepticism

Skepchick Space Lab Schedule at CONvergence

CONvergence is this weekend! Which means we are going to SCIENCE. In addition to hosting several panels and workshops as part of SkepchickCON, the science and skepticism track of CONvergence, …

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Auctions for Science Extravaganza!

Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. This is our last week to raise money for SkepchickCon, the science, skepticism, and social justice track at CONvergence, a sci-fi/fantasy con held in the Minneapolis …

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Auctions for Science: DIY Plague Doctor Mask & Photo Shoot for 4 at CONvergence

Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. This week’s auctions to raise money for science education and outreach at CONvergence are all about cosplay! DIY Plague Doctor Mask Kit First, donated and handmade …

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