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Skepchick Sundaylies: Montessori, Human Sacrifice, Creationism, and the Debut of Skeptability!

Skepchick Sundaylies: Montessori, Human Sacrifice, Creationism, and the Debut of Skeptability!

Everyone! Welcome our shiny new sister site Skeptability in the Skepchick Family! Sunday Funny: Science Works. Sometimes. (via Twisted Doodles) Teen Skepchick Treating Depression is Not Medicalizing Sadness Depression and sadness are not the same thing. The Physics Philes, lesson 98: The Most Important Equation in All of Physics Who knew that wave velocity and acceleration would be so important? M... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: “Free Gifts,” Hedy LaMarr, Google Classroom, and Mother’s Day

Skepchick Sundaylies: “Free Gifts,” Hedy LaMarr, Google Classroom, and Mother’s Day

Teen Skepchick Sex and Sexuality: Masturbation Alice makes the case for masturbation. Do Your Research: Campus Sexual Assault Olivia encourages would-be college freshmen to look into how their choice in university handles sexual assault. If Proselytizing Speech Were Held to the Standards of Advertising Speech When you’re promised a “free gift” that seems too good to be true, be s... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Baby Love, Your Inner Fish, Creationism, and the Frozen Agenda

Skepchick Sundaylies: Baby Love, Your Inner Fish, Creationism, and the Frozen Agenda

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 96: Surf the Wave Function Ever wonder what a wave function is? Mindy finds out. What If I Don’t Know? Olivia acknowledges that, for some people, their sexual orientation is not obvious to them. A Mandatory Love for Babies Elizabeth doesn’t get those fuzzy feelings around babies she’s been told she’s supposed to have. Mad Art Lab Ne... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Nerd Girls, Bisexuality, Creationism, and Raising a Young Skeptic

Skepchick Sundaylies: Nerd Girls, Bisexuality, Creationism, and Raising a Young Skeptic

Sunday Funny: xkcd explains free speech Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: Magic Time Elizabeth reviews the 2002 novel by Barbara Hambly. What It Means to be a Woman in Nerd Culture: The Mary Sue Alice explains what bugs her about the Mary Sue trope. Don’t Worry, You’ll Change Your Mind: Making Life Decisions Young Olivia discusses the implicit sexism and ageism in telling a young... »

ICYMI: Quizotron, College, Scary Jesus, and the Uselesssness of Math

ICYMI: Quizotron, College, Scary Jesus, and the Uselesssness of Math

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Denial of Service Attacks and the Cost of Security Elisheba explains how DDoS attacks work and why they are so hard to protect against. What Actually Happened and a Rough Timeline Grimalkin clarifies his objection to ablesim. On the Uselessness of Mathematics and Resultant Magical Oracular Godness of Computers Just because computers can do math for you doesn’t ... »

Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham! Here Are Some Tips

Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham! Here Are Some Tips

Tomorrow, Bill Nye will debate Ken Ham at the Creation Museum. I made a video with a few tips to help him out! Basic transcript: DON’T DO IT BILL NYE »

The Huffington Post’s Resident Conspiracy-Theorist Creationist

The Huffington Post’s Resident Conspiracy-Theorist Creationist

I’ve always had mixed feelings about The Huffington Post. They make money with notorious clickbait and yet don’t pay their non-staff writers. Their UK political editor is someone who, despite being an Oxford graduate and a journalist, chose his words rather poorly when speaking of non-Muslims, especially atheists (he did apologize for it). Steven Novella has written several times on th... »

ICYMI: October 6 – October 12 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: October 6 – October 12 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick Critical Fandom: Speaking Out Eddy discusses the benefits of being vocal. The Physics Philes, lesson 68: Cracking Under the Shear Pressure Mindy learns about two more types of stresses and strains, and takes you along for the ride. Some Answers to “Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science?” Vy discusses some ways to mitigate gender bias in STEM fields. Mad Art Lab Gir... »

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