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Skepchick Quickies, 10.18

Researcher builds machines that daydream. (From Alyssa.) Cooking and kitchen myths debunked. On neuroscience, free will and determinism. Um, okay – science tarot. (From Lena.)

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Skepchick Quickies, 10.13

Females equal to men in math skills. (From Mark.) OK Cupid takes on stereotypes with their analysis of gay sex vs. straight sex. We missed Kirk Cameron’s birthday yesterday. Here, …

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Skepchick Quickies, 10.11

Polish woman dies when doctors refuse treatment, fearing for fetal life. George Carlin on science and the meaning of life. For the parents out there: how to mom wrong. On …

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Skepchick Quickies, 10.6

Talking to author Cordelia Fine about her book Delusions of Gender and “neurosexism.” (From Brianna.) 7 safety measures that don’t make you any safer. (From cerebus40.) Why we choose the …

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Skepchick Quickies, 9.27

Why you probably shouldn’t stick your hand in the Large Hadron Collider. (From Isaah.) Witches, wizards and faith healers are to be banned from advertising in Russia over concerns that …

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Skepchick Quickies, 9.22

Clerics in the South Pacific have fingered the key cause of climate change – homosexuals. Jezebel covers “Gardasil horror stories” – and commenters try to set the record straight on …

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Skepchick Quickies, 9.20

Danica McKellar discusses her math books and changing up math’s unsexy image. (From ZenMonkey.) Pope Benedict XVI’s astronomer: the Catholic Church welcomes aliens. (From Jay.) Man charged with pretending to …

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Skepchick Quickies, 8.15

The limits of science: should we be skeptical of science itself? How animals made us human. Are more distractible people more creative? (From cerberus40.) Where religion and evolution go hand-in-hand. …

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