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Skepchick Sundaylies, with Online Anonymity, (Not) Losing Weight with Acupuncture, and Sophie Germain’s Minimized Mathematical Contributions

Sunday Funny: But have you tried taquitos? (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick Anonymity Online Manatee discusses the reasons for online anonymity. Mad Art Lab Primal Screams: Sophie Germain’s Mathematical Labors (Women …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: 50 Shades of Fail, Jazz Killjoys, Science and God, and the Ideology of Skepticism

Sunday Funny: Phil Plait’s Lament (via MegaCynics) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 109: Speed of Sound Part 2 Mindy is still trying to figure out how fast sound travels. …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: Open Wireless, Nature vs Nurture, Urine Therapy, World Cup, and Pro-GMO

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: With Liberty and Internet Access for All Elizabeth discusses the importance of the “open wireless” movement. DBT Skills: Mindfulness Olivia continues her series on DBT skills. …

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ICYMI: Biometric Secrurity, Ms. Marvel, Climate Change Denial, and Life as a Gamer

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Biometric Security and the Impermanence of Fingerprints Some things, like fingerprints and retinal patterns, aren’t as permanent as we think they are. The Physics Philes, lesson …

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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

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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 …

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Why Did Almost All Answers on Quora Make My Head Explode? (Part Last)

Welcome to the final installment of “WTF is wrong with you, Slate? Why are you posting this crap?” If you haven’t already, you may want to read parts one and …

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Why Did Almost All Answers on Quora Make My Head Explode? (Part Two)

Yesterday, I wrote about an absurd question which was answered on Quora and cross-posted to Slate, increasing the internet’s exposure to faulty, mythical beliefs about human nature by probably at …

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