Terrible Race Pie Charts
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Bad Chart Thursday: Redefining Race

So you want to make a point about Americans’ skewed perceptions of race? Step One: Don’t use a racist chart. Even if your heart is in the right place. Even …

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News Flash: Join 3 Skepchick Network Contributors Today at 3 PST

All this weekend our friends at Freethought Blogs are having their yearly online conference. And today at 3pm PST join lil ol’ me, Dr Ray Burks and Lauren Lane from …

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Bad Chart Thursday: #SOTU Edition

The State of the Union now comes with full-color illustrations, which is nice for the kids, Powerpoint addicts, and anyone who wants to add another layer to the SOTU drinking …

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Kavin is a Skepchick Now

Hi readers! I’ve just joined the ranks of some of the most brilliant feminist critical-thinkers on Earth, so I’d like to introduce myself. Some of you won’t have heard of …

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Bad Chart Thursday: New Years Linked to Autism

Shocking news from the unironically named website The Mind Unleashed: “MIT Researcher’s New Warning: At Today’s Rate, Half Of All U.S. Children Will Be Autistic By 2025.”* Autism: a fate …

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Myers-Briggs and politics
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Bad Chart Thursday: Who Are You?

I took the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a personality inventory, in high school, and when I got my horoscope results, I admit that I was pretty amazed at how well it …

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Venezuelan election chart
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Bad Chart Thursday: Worst Chart in the Multiverse

This week’s chart is not recent, but I missed it the first time around, and it’s so terrifically bad, I have to share it in case you missed it too. …

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The Official Skepchick & Mad Art Lab Gift Guide

Are you a holiday procrastinator (like me)? Never fear, the Official Skepchick & Mad Art Lab Gift Guide is here! For the skeptic, nerd, feminist, or all-around badass in your …

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