In Case You Missed It: April 24-30 on the Skepchick Network

Skepchick, once a humble monthly e-zine, has expanded beyond our wildest expectations. We’ve spawned several sister sites, all of them dripping with huge gobs of awesomeness. So, to help make sure you don’t miss anything, check here every Monday for a list of some notable posts from Mad Art Lab, Teen Skepchick, and Skepchick Sweden. (Don’t worry, Skepchick SE posts will be linked to the original Swedish and translated to English via Google.) Check out the links after the jump. 

Mad Art Lab

AI: Pondering Political Propaganda
Asks the question, how do we respond to artistic choices made my campaigning politicians?

Voyager spacecraft to Enter Interstellar Space
Watch a video about the piece of incredible 1970s technology that is leaving the solar system.

On the Frivolous Use of Advanced Technology
In which Steve D discusses how we take modern technology for granted.

Desperately Seeking Science (PS: I Found It)
A review of an episode of Radiolab entitled “Desperately Seeking Symmetry,” in which Smashley forgives the program for its past mistakes.

Teen Skepchick

Logic Me This: The Slippery Slope
A regular TS feature, in which we discuss a variety of logical fallacies and how to spot them. This week, the slippery slope argument.

Suspension of Disbelief: Source Code
TS contributor Katie reviews Source Code. Spoiler: IT INVOLVES A SOURCE CODE.

Well here I am stunned…
In which one TS contributor laments the extent universities go to fudge their Title XI numbers, and encourages “obnoxious” feminism.

Escape from the Woo Zoo: The Case for Not Going Through the Motions
What happens when a religious black sheep goes against the fray.

Skepchick SE

Sanna Ehdin + Big Pharma = sant! (Click here for the original Swedish.)
Ms. Sanna Ehdin is a former immunologist, now “free scientist” who publishes books with dangerously faulty advice about various things like diet and infectious diseases, who turns out to have financial ties to the Big Pharma industry she professes to work against. Skepchick SE contributor Charmkvark found her out.

Image credit: NASA


Mindy is an attorney and Managing Editor of Teen Skepchick. She hates the law and loves stars. You can follow her on Twitter and on Google+.

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