ActivismAnti-ScienceReligion

Truth as Blasphemy

As mentioned in the quickies a few weeks ago, Sanal Edamaruku, president of the Indian Rationalist Association, revealed that a “weeping” cross was not actually a miracle at all, but …

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Skepticism

Going on vacation… WITH SCIENCE!

I don't know about you guys, but I'm ready for a vacation. It's been a rough few months and it would be nice to just get away for a little …

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Guest Post: Crowdsourcing Skeptical Outreach on Wikipedia

We recently mentioned (in Skepchick Quickies 4.5) the Smithsonian Archives' Wikipedian in Residence Sarah Stierch who is encouraging more women to edit Wikipedia. Stierch led an effort in March to …

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Quickies

Skepchick Quickies, 3.16

The Bad Science Effect – from Angela D First Neutrino Message Sent Through Rock; Could One Travel Back In Time? The fantastic Phil Ferguson is donating for each individual protesting …

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Skepticism

New Nuclear Power: A Glowing Review

Last week, the United States approved the construction of two new nuclear reactors in Georgia. The reactors will be the first new plants built in the U.S. in over three …

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Measuring Success: Proving that Activism Works

When you are trying to change the world, how do you know when you’ve succeeded? Last week, when Skepchick went dark, did it do any good? Last year, I put …

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Quickies

Quickies 1.11

‘Morning! I’m covering for Jen this morning as she is busy (moreso than usual) saving the world! Memories of naked Alexander Skarsgard – “…we were wondering if the show would have …

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Red Dresses and Silver Ribbons

Last week, Jenny Lawson, The Bloggess, wrote a about her continued battle with depression. I have a few close friends who I have seen struggle with various forms of depression …

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