Skepticism

ICYMI: December 9 – December 15 on the Skepchick Network

Yo. What’s shakin’, Internet? I’ve got some cool stuff for you. Well, I didn’t write any of it. I just read it and made a list. But that’s work, right? …

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Skepticism

ICYMI: September 30 – October 6 on the Skepchick Network

Hello! You’re back, I see. Ready to catch up on what you missed last week on the Skepchick Network. I don’t blame you.

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Quickies

Skepchick Quickies 8.20

On August 20th, 1858, Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution through natural selection. Even though he had developed the theory some 20 years prior, he was famously pushed into …

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Parrot Louse
Science

Lice, Lice Baby: Convergent Evolution in bird lice

This video is a great example of some fascinating evolutionary biology.  Illinois Natural History Survey ornithologist Kevin  Johnson describes his research on the history of feather lice.  Anyone who works with …

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ReviewsScience

Book Review: Spider Silk

Spider Silk: Evolution and 400 Million Years of Spinning, Waiting, Snagging, and Mating.  Leslie Brunetta and Catherine L. Craig.  2011. Yale University Press. Spiders evoke a lot of complex feelings from …

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Bomby the beetle
Anti-ScienceReviewsScienceSkepticism

Epic Creationist FAIL: Bombardier Beetle Book

Oh My. For years I’ve heard about the kid’s book “Bomby the Bombardier Beetle“, published by the Institute for Creation Research.  You might remember them as the  folks that suggested teachers of …

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ScienceSkepticism

Ask Surly Amy: Evolution Books

Dear Surly Amy, Earlier in the year I picked up a copy of The Greatest Show on Earth, by Richard Dawkins, and devoured it. What surprised me though is that …

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Skepticism

Ray Comfort’s Personal Cartoonist

As people may know, I make comics about religion.  But, they’re created from the standpoint of an Atheist.  Of course, one of my goals is to get people to start …

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