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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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Doctors vs Orgasms

Doctors, hey, can I talk to you for a minute? As a patient? Because I think it’s time we had a chat. See, docs (is it okay if I call …

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ICYMI: Emmy Noether, Stay-at-Home Dads, and the War on Experts

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 84: My Damp Collection Mindy examines how oscillations slow to a stop. What it Means to be a Woman in Nerd Culture: The Fake …

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Differentiating the Good from the Bad in Stem Cell Research

When it comes to stem cell research and treatments, consumers are often considered to be the group most likely to be taken advantage of by snakeoil salesmen. However, having your …

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ICYMI: February 3 – February 9 on the Skepchick Network

There you are! I’m so glad you made it! You don’t even know what you missed last week. You. Don’t. Even. Know. So I made this list of highlights for …

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Centrum Silver has Been “Studied”

I think Superbowl Sunday is the best. You get to hang out with friends, eat and drink things that are really bad for you and focus on one of the …

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Ask Surly Amy: Allergy Shots

Dear Surly Amy, What’s the scoop on allergy shots? The year I spent on the maintenance dose was the sickest I’ve ever been in my life. I just moved to …

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Intention vs. Reality: Why BMI Is Not Just a Tool

The new year is upon us. Last night, many people drank to excess, placed too much significance on where their lips were as the clock struck midnight, and woke up …

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