video games

Skepchick Sundaylies: Open Wireless, Nature vs Nurture, Urine Therapy, World Cup, and Pro-GMO

Skepchick Sundaylies: Open Wireless, Nature vs Nurture, Urine Therapy, World Cup, and Pro-GMO

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: With Liberty and Internet Access for All Elizabeth discusses the importance of the “open wireless” movement. DBT Skills: Mindfulness Olivia continues her series on DBT skills. Assassins Can’t Be Women? Eddy discusses the sexism behind Assassin’s Creed approach to female characters. Mad Art Lab Nature, Nuture, and Social Justice Elizabeth has thought... »

A screenshot from the upcoming Legend of Zelda game.

Women are just too hard to create, says billion-dollar video game company

If you’re hearing a lot about video games lately, it’s probably because the Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E3, is happening this week. This is when game developers, reviewers, and other gaming industry professionals get together to nerd out about upcoming video games. (Of course, I say “nerd out” fondly, as it has been a lifelong dream of mine to attend E3... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Neuroembryology, Mayan Gods, Summer Break, Slightly Used Trumpets, and Game of Thrones

Skepchick Sundaylies: Neuroembryology, Mayan Gods, Summer Break, Slightly Used Trumpets, and Game of Thrones

Sunday Funny: Where is Everybody? (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 100: Need for Wave Speed II Mindy marks her 100th Physics Philes with a discussion of wave speed Mad Art Lab Today, I Solved the Internet [With honest enthusiasm] Ryan solved the internet. Neuroembryology in Wartime: Rita Levi-Montalcini and the Discovery Of Nerve Growth Factor Dale tells the fascinating story o... »

Top Video Games of 2013

Top Video Games of 2013

It’s the end of the year! That means it’s time for lists! Hooray! I was a big gamer growing up, but once I got to college, I got sick of being harassed for daring to be a woman who plays video games and basically stopped gaming for years. I finally got back into gaming, and so I’m going to share my top video games of 2013 (in no particular order)! First, though, some questions! D... »

ICYMI: September 22 – September 28 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: September 22 – September 28 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 66: Walk the Plank! Mindy continues her discussion of center of gravity. Speak Your Mind: Your Brain on Blogging Does writing help you make better arguments? Rape as Backstory: Not Buying It Women have to be hurt to be considered strong? Olivia is so over that. Mad Art Lab Brian Cox Paper Doll Here is a naked Brian Cox for you. Salt Therapy: Take it with a... »

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Zombies, parasites, ants, and brains

I’ve posted a few things before from the Breaking Bio group that I participate in, which is basically an online coffee house brew pub where a bunch of my biology friends get together and talk about cool research.  I thought you might enjoy this interview with a researcher that works on ZOMBIE FUNGUS. We interviewed David Hughes (@zombieantguy): entomologist, parasitologist, and specialist on... »

ICYMI: June 2 – June 8 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: June 2 – June 8 on the Skepchick Network

Got a case of the Mondays? Check out these Skepchick Network posts. Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 51: Pipe Dreams Mindy continues her quest for physics knowledge with an explanation of torque. Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (to the DSM) Olivia summaries the changes to the DSM, for those who are interested. The Risk of Honesty Olivia knows that if potential employers were to find her writing she&#... »

ICYMI: May 19 – May 25 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: May 19 – May 25 on the Skepchick Network

Rise and shine! It’s time to start the day! But don’t hurt yourself. Start out by reading these highlights from the Skepchick Network. Then we’ll work on putting on some pants. Teen Skepchick Vocal Criticism of Religion Beccy continues her series on the history of atheism. Suspension of Disbelief: Star Trek Into Darkness Eddy reviews the latest adventure of the Starship Enterpris... »

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