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You’ve Had a Week to Mourn. Now What?

Last week, our country elected an orange spray-painted rubber tire as leader of the free world. Since that time, there have been tears, there have been protests, and – since …

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The Other Sit-In

Last night, people around the US were captivated by what was happening on C-SPAN. I never thought that’s a sentence I’d say. C-SPAN wasn’t running programming as normal, however. It …

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It’s the Sundaylies, with Neuro-Accessibility, Cosplay Science, and Online Activism

Sunday Funny: UV Flowers (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick Christianity and the Worth of People It’s that time of year when Elizabeth is reminded that she’s worthless without God. Mad Art …

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Skepchick Sundaylies, with Orange is the New Black, Women on Money, and Nuclear Shell Theory

Sunday Funny: Saint Cecilia, Dying (via Hark! A Vagrant.) Mad Art Lab Quantizing the Nucleus: Maria Goeppert-Mayer and the Creation of Nuclear Shell Theory “How does radioactive decay know when …

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Sundaylies with the Flame Test, Operation Pi, “Poised and Articulate” Teachers, and Owning Guns while Parenting

Sunday Funny: Full-Spectrum Bulbs (via Tree Lobsters) Teen Skepchick How Things Don’t Work: Dancing for a Cause Edition Elizabeth learns the difference between promoting a cause and promoting yourself. Mad …

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ICYMI: Ann Freud, Quack of the Month, Science Demonstrations, and Attachment Parenting

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 91: Go with the Flow Mindy takes on Bernoulli’s equation and lives to tell the tale. Mad Art Lab Understanding the Lost Children: The …

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ICYMI: Changing the World, Invisible Dragons, and Religious Freedom

Teen Skepchick Amanda Marcotte Got It Wrong Olivia argues that it’s not OK to arrest an rape victim in order to compel them to testify. Changing the World, One Small, …

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ICYMI: Mathematical Mystery, Street Harassment, Dragons, and Abortion. All Sans Michael Stipe.

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Does the Sum of All Natural Numbers Equal -1/12? Avery explains some of the mathematical mystery behind this weird result. Young People and Activism, MLK and …

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