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Get to Know Your Skepchicks: Veronica

Get to Know Your Skepchicks: Veronica

Way back in the day when Bigfoot roamed the earth and Sylvia Browne was a name that gave Skeptics™ a boner, I first became a Skepchick. And back in those fun and exciting days of yore, I used to do a feature on this here blog called, “The Skeptic Next Door.” I was young and enthusiastic and I just wanted to meet all the super-cool people who were into “debunking” and knew w... »

I Love the Science of Mixology and Food at SkepchickCON

I Love the Science of Mixology and Food at SkepchickCON

SkepchickCon at Convergence is going to be completely fantastic this year! And to prove that to you I am bringing you another interview with one of the fabulous presenters! Today, I am serving you up a quick taste of the science of mixology with Mad Art Lab contributor, Anne Sauer. Anne is known as our “Iron Chef” over on Mad Art Lab because she is a literal genius when it comes to foo... »

Selfies

Selfies

In case your twitter was broken yesterday or you live in a cave I would like to bring your attention to an article published on the website, Jezebel. The article called, Selfies Aren’t Empowering. They’re a Cry for Help was by far one of the most shallow posts I’ve read since I last looked at the pages of TMZ. The article starts out by mentioning that the Oxford Dictionary recently recognized the ... »

ICYMI: October 20 – October 26 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: October 20 – October 26 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick Science Genius: Hip Hop Remixes Science There’s a new pilot program using hip hop to teach science. What do you think? The Physics Philes, lesson 70: Gravity. It’s the Law! The first of many posts on gravity, undeniably the best fundamental force. The Pseudoscience of Victim Blaming: You’re Not Healthy Enough, AKA The Mike Adams Eddy argues that just telling sick people ... »

Assholes Outside Planned Parenthood

Assholes Outside Planned Parenthood

I’m just back from Geek Girl Con and it was fan-freaking-tastic. Such a great convention, run by great people with a professionally run vendor room, brilliant panels, concerts, science activities and a literal bucket-load of other inspiring activities. This is my 3rd year going to GGC (I’ve been there since the first!) and I hope to be able to attend every year. It’s one of my fa... »

ICYMI: September 8 – September 14 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: September 8 – September 14 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 64: Equilibrium in Two Easy Steps! Ever wonder why buildings don’t fall down? It has to do with equilibrium. Critical Fandom: Helpless and Slutty Eddy analyzes two nefarious tropes that hold female characters back. Feminism Made Me an Atheist Olivia has always been a feminist, and it was feminism that lead her into atheism and skepticism. Mad Art Lab... »

ICYMI: August 18 – August 24 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: August 18 – August 24 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The ‘Schism’ in Skepticism A smaller skeptics movement sans misogynists is OK with Lux. Suspension of Disbelief: The World’s End Eddy reviews the last installment of Simon Pegg’s and Edgar Wright’s ‘Cornetto trilogy.’ Speak Your Mind: Art Class How does doing art feed your academics? Mad Art Lab A Tale of Two Mediums: Photography vs. Cinemat... »

ICYMI: July 14 – 20 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: July 14 – 20 on the Skepchick Network

Hello! You’re back! It’s been, like, a whole week. Better catch up on what you missed last week on the Skepchick Network. Teen Skepchick The Pseudoscience of Victim Blaming 4: Selling Miracles Eddy continues his series by examining the ways woo-peddlers blame diseases on sick people. Contradictions with Religion Beccy discusses the contradictions in religion, and how that logically lea... »

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