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Bad Chart Thursday: Gun Deaths Don’t Matter Because Cancer

In President Obama’s response to the mass shooting in Oregon last week, he asked the US media to report gun deaths side by side with terrorism deaths to demonstrate that …

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Cross Post: Kids + Guns

***Editor’s note:  This cross post from Grounded Parents is by J.G. Hovey. Click through the link at the bottom to read the full post and make comments.  ******   I …

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Veronica Rutledge
Parenting

Cross Post: Guns Don’t Kill People, Toddlers Kill People

Editor’s note:  This cross post from Grounded Parents was written by Erich Bacher two weeks after Veronica Rutledge was shot in the head by her 2-year-old son. Click through the …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! PUAs, Student Comprehension, ENIAC Bartik, and a Mother’s Intuition

Sunday Funny: Location Sharing (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick DBT Skills: Radical Acceptance Olivia walks us through the last DBT skill. The Not So Beautiful Game, Step 8: In Which our …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: Paper Classes, Dinner Time, and Guide Dogs

Sunday Funny: Orb Hammer (via xkcd) Escéptica Pakistan and Nobel Prizes (en español) Lulú explains why many Pakistanis are not thrilled with their Nobel laureates. School of Doubt Campus Security …

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ICYMI: August 4 – August 10 on the Skepchick Network

‘Sup. Monday, amirite? (I am right.) Fix those blues with a dose of Skepchick Network awesome. Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: UV Light vs Bacteria Xe’nedra shares here experiment with UV …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: Guns. Just guns.

I’ll be honest—guns scare me. Which they should, I guess, because they’re guns. Yet somehow, I ended up in Texas… where we have signs on restaurants that say things like …

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