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ICYMI: Frances Allen, Rooster Talkin’, Marriage Traditions, Rape Media, and “Intellectual Snobbery”

Teen Skepchick Fair Lady of Computer Science Who Kicks Ass For Women’s History Month, Elisheba gushes about Frances Allen. The Sexualization of YA Fiction Olivia argues that young adult fiction, …

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Meta Stuff

ICYMI: October 13 – October 19 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 69: Hooke’s Law, Line, and Sinker Mindy explains Hooke’s law and how it relates to stresses and strains. 17-Year-Old Made to Receive Blood Transfusions …

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Feminism

I Stand With Wendy

Update (6/26/13 2:25 PST): Well, would you look at that! Governor Perry is just going to do it all again. Great. Gov. Rick Perry is calling lawmakers back immediately for …

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Science

Cross Post: Science Education – An Endangered Species?

This post was originally posted on School of Doubt on 1 May 2013. I can’t even begin to wrap my brain around the attacks on science and science education that …

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Skepticism

Sequester? I Hardly Knew Her!

As probably the only person on the planet that thinks government budgets are interesting, watching the last couple months of budget negotiations in the US Federal government have been really …

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ScienceSkepticism

Is There a Liberal War on Science?

If so, Michael Shermer hasn’t made a very good case for it. Today, via io9, I stumbled across an article by Shermer in Scientific American called “The Liberals’ War on …

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Skepticism

Great Idea, Wrong Species

The best pithy response about Marxism comes from E. O. Wilson, the entomologist, who responded to a question about that system with “great idea, wrong species”. I would say that …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: American Politics

Today is the last day to register to vote here in Texas, so I’m heading off to the post office… because we’re also backwards here and don’t believe in internet. …

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