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Skepchick Sundaylies: Cool Science Ladies, a Mammoth Comeback, and Sitcoms vs. Women

Skepchick Sundaylies: Cool Science Ladies, a Mammoth Comeback, and Sitcoms vs. Women

Welcome to Skepchick Sundaylies, formerly ICYMI! Surly Amy realized that, hey, you guys are busy people. You’re out there building robots and saving the world every weekday. You don’t have time to read all the goodness that is the Skepchick Network on Monday. But, if you’re reading Skepchick, you’re probably also dirty heathen who are sleeping in and watching television on ... »

Stop Calling Macklemore “Brave.”

Stop Calling Macklemore “Brave.”

A few days ago, Macklemore took home four Grammys (for New Artist, Rap Performance, Rap Song for “Thrift Shop,” and and Rap Album for The Heist). After the ceremony, Macklemore posted a picture to his Instagram of a text message he sent to Kendrick Lamar, who he beat out for best rap album, where he says, “You got robbed. I wanted you to win.” He goes on to say that he want... »

ICYMI: Mathematical Mystery, Street Harassment, Dragons, and Abortion. All Sans Michael Stipe.

ICYMI: Mathematical Mystery, Street Harassment, Dragons, and Abortion. All Sans Michael Stipe.

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Does the Sum of All Natural Numbers Equal -1/12? Avery explains some of the mathematical mystery behind this weird result. Young People and Activism, MLK and CeCe McDonald Young activists can learn a lot from Martin Luther King, Jr. The Lessons of Success Olivia argues that we can learn just as much from our successes as from our mistakes. Mad Art Lab You Are Your Ge... »

ICYMI: January 12 – January 18 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: January 12 – January 18 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick Danica McKellar’s Fun Little Bites of Mathy Goodness Elisheba reviews Math Bites, the new web series aimed at getting girls interested in math. Will You Be Disappointed in Me? Olivia pinpoints one of the hardest things about being a millennial. Why Skepticism Needs Social Justice, and a Call to Arms Grim argues that not only does skepticism benefit from social justice. Skeptic... »

ICYMI: December 29 – January 4 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: December 29 – January 4 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 80: Oscillation, Conservation, Physics-ification! Mindy thinks about oscillation in terms of energy. Guest Post: Barbie the Feminist Former Teen Skepchick contributor Elles explores the feminist themes in Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse. Triggers: What They Are, What To Do Have you seen posts with “trigger warnings” but are confused by what that... »

ICYMI: December 22 – December 28 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: December 22 – December 28 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 79: That’s So Derivative Mindy continues learning about simple harmonic motion, with a brief calculus review. Skepticism as Survival It doesn’t fix everything, but skepticism has been a powerful tool in Grimalkin’s fight against depression. The Implications of Santa’s Race By pitting White Santa vs Black Santa, we’re ignoring ... »

ICYMI: December 8 – December 14 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: December 8 – December 14 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 77: Return of Hooke’s Law Mindy continues her lessons in periodic motion. Mad Art Lab Lab Track: Make a Circuit with Me Ashley highlights a song from the 1970s that makes extensive use of electrical engineering imagery. A Brief Overview of Last Night’s Twitter Fiasco and Why Blocking is Important Elizabeth explains why changes to Twitter’... »

ICYMI: October 27 – November 2 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: October 27 – November 2 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 71: A Weighty Situation Mindy discusses the relationship between and weight. Speak Your Mind: Autumn Colors Fall is the best season. What is your favorite part? Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Absolute Time’s an Atrocity Edition Jam to Postmodern Jukebox’s song about time dilation. Mad Art Lab Gorilla A Bruno Mars song makes Ryan laugh every time, ... »

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