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Feminism

The Herstory of Hepeating

What follows is a guest post by my friend and former Skepchick Maria D’Souza Walters. I’ve added a bit of commentary below. Everyone needs a place to vent their daily frustrations …

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Parenting

Cross-Post: Don’t Like. Don’t Share. Don’t Comment. Don’t Pray.

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Deek and originally featured on Grounded Parents. A link to the whole article, where you can leave comments, is at the bottom.  …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Leaving Facebook Makes You as Happy as a Cleanse Makes You Healthy

Does Facebook contribute to unhappiness, an unsatisfying social life, and envy? The Danish Happiness Research Institute recently conducted an experiment to find out. This was clearly a rigorous and serious …

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ActivismFeaturedScience

Stick to the Science! Or, Why I am Deeply Annoyed at Some Fellow Astronomers

All too often when a public (or semi-public) discourse involves many facets of a problem, someone is going to make a point to tell scientists to “stick to the science!” …

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Skepticism

What Ferguson Can Teach Journalists

One of my many takeaways from Ferguson coverage over the last two weeks has been a confirmation of a suspicion I’ve held for awhile: journalists have more than earned their …

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Meta Stuff

Skepchick Sundaylies: Computer Gamer, Silent Spring, and Doodling Dongs

Sunday Funnies: Adventures of Not-All-Man! (via Please Listen to Me); Girl Pants (via Sociological Images and Dumbing of Age) Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Go to the Computer! Elizabeth explains why …

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Meta Stuff

ICYMI: March 17 – March 23 on the Skepchick Network

Stop! Stop whatever you’re doing! I guarantee* it’s not as important as catching up on Skepchick Network posts! * Guarantee void in all places in the universe ever. Teen Skepchick …

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Skepticism

ICYMI: September 23 – September 29 on the Skepchick Network

Hello! It’s Monday! Time to get out of bed, put on your grown-up pants, and catch up on what you missed on the Skepchick Network last week.

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