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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Magical Resistance, Creating an RPG, and the Changing Face of Critical Thinking

Sunday Funny: What biologists do. (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) Mad Art Lab Resisto Tyrannus Your new Harry Potter-inspired resistance slogan. Superhero RPG Design Diary 1 Ryan has been developing …

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Pluto’s Apparent Planethood

New stories about the former planet Pluto popped up in my news feed again this week. It has now been over a decade since the definition of what qualifies as a planet was voted over, but this is still a controversial issue to many. I too got a special place in my heart for Pluto, but should what astronomers classify it matter to me?

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#ClimateFacts Tweetstorm at POTUS Jan. 26, Noon Eastern Time

The Trump administration and some members of Congress are intent on misinforming the public on climate change and acting on these lies in a storm of decisions that will damage …

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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Slicing Through Fake News, Fighting for Truth in the Age of Trump, Toys Dressed for Lab Work, and more!

Sunday Funny: The Math Professor’s Lemma. (via SMBC) Mad Art Lab Fake News? Take a Razor to It. Amy’s art reminds us that the simplest explanation for something is often …

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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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