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Clove oil in your sexual lubricant?

I am a big fan of do-it-yourself (DIY) personal care products. Body scrubs, hair conditioners, face masks – just a few things I’ve whipped up at home on the cheap. …

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So about That Shirt…

I’ve been looking forward to the Rosetta Landing for quite some time. Sure, not as long as many who have worked on the project, but I had been following the …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Just the Facts, Psychoneuroimmunology, MOOCs, and Kim Kardashian

Sunday Funny: Landing (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 119: Turn Up the Heat After several weeks off, Mindy is back with a brand new Physics Philes! DBT …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! The Youth (Non)Vote, Inventer of Endocrinology, Learning about Students, and Reckless Cancer Assumptions

Sunday Funny: Typographic Chemistry (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Not So Beautiful Game Step 6: In Which an Opportunity for Research and Plot Development is Lost Elizabet may not have …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: Scottish Art, Student Privacy, Dating with Kids, and the Intersection of Racism and Ableism

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 115: The Doppler Shift Mindy learns about Doppler shift at non-relativistic speeds. Mad Art Lab Making a Book Celia and Treelobsters make a book …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: Hobbies v. Crafts, Vaccines, Scottish Independence, and the End of the Forced Apology

Sunday Funny: SMF (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick DBT Skills: The Calm Yo Tits Edition Olivia provides the keys for interpersonal effectiveness. The Physics Philes, lesson 114: We Got da Beats …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: PUAs, Genetic Medicine, and 23andMe

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 111: The Legend of Kundt’s Tube Mindy applies nodes and anti-notes to longitudinal waves. The Not So Beautiful Game Step 3: In Which Our …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: How Not to React to a Suicide, Lunar Influence, Male Circumcision, Safe Sex, and the Politics of the Emergency Room

Sunday Funny: The Science Channel (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 110: Ring My Decibel Mindy is all about wave intensity. 5 Inappropriate Responses to Robin Williams’ Suicide …

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