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Skeptability is launching!

Hello! In case you don’t know me, I’m Sarah, and I’ve been blogging for Skepchick for almost a year now. I’ve written about my disability a couple times before, and I’ve wanted to write about …

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Why I am Boycotting the 2014 Winter Olympics

[TW: Homophobia, violence, rape]  I’m not a particularly big fan of most sports. It’s not so much that I dislike them as that I’m indifferent to them. I live in …

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Skepchick Quickies 3.1

Google boss: Using a smartphone is “emasculating” – But Google glasses just make you look like a bro with bad taste in shades. Read it and Weep: 19 Kids and …

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Skepticism

Super Bowl Winner Predicts N. Korea’s GDP

It’s time once again for Bad Chart Thursday! This week, I was thinking a lot about the old joke that the Super Bowl winner determines whether the stock market will …

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Skepticism

Ditch those Roids for Antler Spray

Yes, you read that correctly. For those of you that don’t operate in the sports universe like I do (I assume most of you), it is Super Bowl week. The media …

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Ninja Infiltrates Skepchick

Hi Everyone! My name is Jamie and way back in 2008 I sent an email to Rebecca saying I was interested in becoming a Skepchick. Needless to say, I didn’t …

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The Great Face-Paint Debate

Recently, the Internet (especially its feminist and feminist-flavored corners) has exploded over the topic of makeup. For many, the personal became political and vice versa. The aspect of the debate …

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Cool Science: DNA Origami and DNA LEGOs

Researchers have been taking cues from nature since its inception. Building nanostructures and and devices out of DNA is simply another example of this. DNA and RNA is a sophisticated …

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