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Cross-post: Hail to the Queen – interview with Simone Giertz

This post (in swedish) was originally published at Skepchick.se Simone Giertz is a Swedish inventor, a youtube sensation, and the queen of creating amazing – yet somewhat impractical – robots. Some …

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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! #TrumpPence Logo, Yellow Bamboo, Classroom Robots, and more!

Sunday Funny: Null hypothesis confirmed. (via SMBC) Mad Art Lab Mad Art Cast: Art Lowers Stress Even If You Suck At It and the New Blue The Gang talk about …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Phone Judgment, Secular Christmas, Plankton and Galaxies, Asexual Nudes, and Gendered Kid Clothing

Sunday Funny: Recursion (via Manfeels Park) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 122: Heat of the Sublime Mindy explores what happens when water melts and boils. DBT Skills: Chillaxin Olivia …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! PUA Name–Dropping, Quantum Healing, Facts and Education, and Putting People with Food Allergies at Risk

Sunday Funny: Optimist vs. Pessimist vs. Opportunist (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 121: Mountains Out of Mole Hills Mindy only briefly confuses mole the animal with mole …

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Online Activism with Hashtagivist

Katie Williams and Richard Kraaijenhagen have created an interesting program that is designed to help activists use twitter to get their messages out to a wider audience. Their program is …

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Skepticism

Does Ban Bossy Really Help Women in Tech?

Over the past few weeks, you may have noticed your social media contacts affirming that they plan to “Ban Bossy.” This campaign, launched by Sheryl Sandberg’s LeanIn.Org initiative and the …

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ICYMI: November 10 – November 16 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 73: In Orbit Ever wonder how satellites stay in orbit? Mindy has the answer. Speak Your Mind: Atheist Church Are “atheist churches” a good …

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Skepticism

PBJs, Nail Polish, Barrels of Crabs: The Week(s) in Startup Sexism

There’s so much to say about startups and sexism! In the past few weeks, several items have surfaced that continue to reveal not just the deep-seated sexism in tech, but …

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