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In Case You Missed It: August 7 – August 13 on the Skepchick Network

You guys, I would stop whatever you’re doing and check out these Mad Art Lab, Teen Skepchick, Skepchick SE and Escéptica highlights. Seriously. You won’t be sorry.

Mad Art Lab

Are the Grammys Racist?
Smashley explains the slimmed-down Grammy categories.

Death, Art and Gratitude
New contributor Cloe offers her thoughts on how non-believers and skeptics can cope with death.

It’s All in Your Head
Steve D on the evolutionary tradeoffs of pareidolia.

Teen Skepchick

Modern Mythology: Getting in Sync
Lauren explores whether women’s periods really sync up.

Living with the Knowledge of Imperfection
Nenfea on how our intellectual decisions hold up against the nitty-gritty of real life.

Teen Skepchick Interviews: Dr. Kiki
Melanie interviews neurophysiologist and science journalist Kristien Sanford.

Skepchick SE

Me and Birro in the Same Box of Matches (på svenska)
Charmkvark explains that,  yes, mathematicians are normal humans.


AI: Pieces of Me (en español)
Luciana talks about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and asks us our views on the bioethic issues raised by Henrietta’s case.

In Defense of the Family (en español)
Andrés talks about a “pro-family” religious organization in Argentina that tries to censor what they call “blasphemy terrorism” (i.e. anything they don’t like).

Pretty and Smart (en español)
Fran asks if we are really at a point in history where beauty is so important it can overshadow a social movement.

Featured image credit: diongillard


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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