In Case You Missed It: October 23-October 29 on the Skepchick Network

Mindy is busy trying to carve every Skepchick’s head into pumpkins, Mount Rushmore style, so she asked me to take over her weekly round-up of Skepchick Network highlights.

Mad Art Lab

Don’t Dress as Slave Leia
Slave Leia is a bad costume and Ryan tells us why.

What Do You Call A Skeptic…
Share your best punchline on the post’s comments.

Teen Skepchick

Modern Mythology: Sugar and Your Skin
Does eating candy, especially chocolate, cause acne?

Suspension of Disbelief: The Thing
Katie reviews the movie The Thing. The new one – not the old one.

Skepchick SE

The Goal Is More Important Than the Journey
Guest blogger mildamakter muses over how she found her place in skeptic circles and points out that not everyone enjoys hardcore science.


It’s Not The Same Thing
Andrés talks about Maryam Namazie´s “The Islamic Inquisition” lecture from back in June and how it has helped him change his views.

Living With Science

Harold Kroto asks what is the value of science for society. Lucy went to his talk and tells us all about it.

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Born and raised in Mexico City, Daniela has finally decided to abdicate her post as an armchair skeptic and start doing some skeptical activism. She is currently living in Spain after having lived in the US, Brazil and Italy. You can also find her blogging in Spanish at

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