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Skepchick Sundaylies! Encryption in Literature, the Blackest Black, Teaching Syrian Refugees, and the Relationship Between Birth Month and ADHD

Sunday Funny: The secret to happiness. (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick Encryption in Literature: Dancing Men (Spoilers) Elizabeth discusses the encrypted messages in “The Adventure of the Dancing Men.” Mad Art …

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On Setting The “Universal Sex Difference” Bar Way Too Low

This post was co-written by Veronica Berglyd Olsen and Will Robertson. Studies about brains, gender, and sex always seem to make headlines somewhere. Recently, the Washington Post and many other …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! with Egyptian Pyramids, Cuttlefish, Teaching as a “Calling,” and Immunotherapy

Sunday Funny: The Coxcomb (via Hark, a vagrant) Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Why We can Feel Confident that the Egyptian Pyramids were not Granaries Elizabeth explains why the Egyptian pyramids …

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The Sundaylies! Ant Hill Art, Diversity Statements, and the Grounded Parents Podcast

Sunday Funny: Young Scientists vs. Old Scientists (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick Sex Ed with James Dobson: In Which Masturbation is Kind of OK, but Extramarital Sex will Send us Straight …

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Muslim Science-Loving Kid Comes Out On Top, Infuriates White Atheists

The brave and brilliant youngster Ahmed Mohamed has been showered with support since his ludicrous and racist arrest this week, receiving invitations to MIT, Harvard, NASA, Facebook, Twittter, and the …

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[Cross-Post] Follow The Money: Why You Can’t Trust the EWG’s Ethically-Challenged Sunscreen Guide

Ed’s Note: Today’s cross-post was written by Jenny Splitter at Grounded Parents. If you want to leave a comment, click through the link at the bottom to go to the …

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[Cross-Post] Dear Planned Parenthood: You ROCK for Helping Patients Donate Fetal Tissue

Ed’s Note: This cross-post was written by Steph at Grounded Parents. If you want to leave a comment, click through the link at the bottom to the full post.  ****** It’s …

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#AskAChemist: Are wine baths a waste of money?

This week’s episode is brought to you by NBA baller Amar’e Stourdemire, Chemical & Engineering News, and Franzia. Enjoy!   ________ Featured image from Franzia

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