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Skepchick Sundaylies! Bland Produce, Better Ways to Modify Behavior, and Teaching Children to Own Their Bodies and Choices

I’m back from collecting mushrooms for the Skepchick annual stir-fry! Did I actually bring back any mushrooms? Ah, no. I don’t remember much after I was enveloped in a mysterious …

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Going Dry: How To Talk About Wine Sweetness

“Is it dry?” Of the many curveball wine-shopping questions I get, this is the one that throws me for a loop. It’s not because I don’t know the answer, or …

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It’s the Sundaylies, with a James Dobson Love Quiz, Desktop Aquariums, and Fantasy Food

Sunday Funny: Advanced Level Nonsense (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick T is for Tribulations: The Big Gendery Post Cat explains the difficulties of being transgender in the UK. Sex Ed with …

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Pre-order Your Copy of The Fear Babe: Shattering Vani Hari’s Glass House

  With foreword by Dr. Kevin Folta, The Fear Babe:  Shattering Vani Hari’s Glass House, due out on October 29th, is now available for pre-order. Dubbed “the book the organic …

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It’s the Sundaylies! With Honeybee Sex, Eggplant Recipe, and Combating Fear with Facts

Sunday Funny: Issues (via Poorly Drawn Lines) Teen Skepchick Bird’s Do It, Bees Do It Even- Wait?! How Exactly Do Bees Do It??? Alice explains the sex shenanigans of honeybees. …

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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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Skepchick Sundaylies! The Youth (Non)Vote, Inventer of Endocrinology, Learning about Students, and Reckless Cancer Assumptions

Sunday Funny: Typographic Chemistry (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Not So Beautiful Game Step 6: In Which an Opportunity for Research and Plot Development is Lost Elizabet may not have …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: Pick-Up Artists, Bad Costuming, Spanking, “Health Food,” and a Tobacco Tax…for kids!

Sunday Funny: Confirmation bias is for everyone. (via Wondermark; HT: Sociological Images) Teen Skepchick The Not So Beautiful Game Step 2: In Which a Good Stiff Motivational Speech Might Be …

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