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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!   [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_n-IjL692WI&w=560&h=315] ________ Featured image from Franzia

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The Highlander Rule of PoCs

There’s been a long acknowledged rule when it comes to people of color (PoCs) being involved in things. “Things”? What kind of “things”? How about the boards of tech companies? Darold …

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Chemist on TV show NOT about meth

OUTRAGEOUS!!! Literally. The TV show is called Outrageous Acts of Science and I am the chemist!   #OutrageousActs is a Science Channel show, described as below: Science Channel’s fast-paced countdown series OUTRAGEOUS …

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Auctions for Science: Tunic and Handmade Journal from India, Custom Cocktail

Science fiction is like a gateway drug for science. One of the reasons we hold SkepchickCon at CONvergence, a sci-fi/fantasy con, is that the audience is already interested in science …

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