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Skepchick Sundaylies! Women Ruin Everything, The Brain Thief, and Anti-Vax Parents

Sunday Funny: Right Angles (via Tree Lobsters) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 127: Kinetic-Molecular Model of Ideal Gases, Part 2 Mindy continues trying to parse the kinetic-molecular model of …

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When Curiosity Kills

Science is a tool, and is inherently about understanding and knowledge. But science has also been used to destroy, a topic often explored in science fiction. Science is a double-edged …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Ideal Gases, Digital Footprints, and a Defense of Going Gluten Free

Sunday Funny: Gut Fauna (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 126: Kinetic-Molecular Model of Ideal Gases, Part 1 Mindy learns how to apply Newton’s laws of motion to …

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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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