In Case You Missed It: January 22-January 28 on the Skepchick Network

Howdy! It’s Monday, and you know what that means. Time to catch up on what you missed last week on the Skepchick Network! YA-HOO!

Teen Skepchick

Weird Coincidences
Melanie explains why your extraordinary experiences are utterly ordinary.

Modern Mythology: Diet Soda – Savious or Sinner?
Beccy delves into misconceptions around the sugar-free drink.

Suspension of Disbelief: The Year of the Flood
Mindy review the Margaret Atwood dystopia.

Mad Art Lab

Fun with Flowers A.K.A. Flowers to Dye For
Amy walks us through the process of using flowers as fabric dye.

Does It Really Sound Better on Vinyl?
Smashley examines the claim made by young hipsters and old hippies alike.

Scenes from MAL: FLAVABOOM
Maria gives us a peek at the goofiness that is the Mad Art Lab backchannel.

Skepchick SE

It’s One Life and It’s This Life (på svenska)
Charmkvark introduces us to the music of First Aid Kit.

I Have IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome (på svenska)
Skepticism has helped Kaylee deal with her irritable bowel syndrome.

On Detox, Retox, Villi, and How to Die Like Elvis (på svenska)
Amygdala explains why your digestive system probably doesn’t need detoxing.


Women Breaking Records (en español)
We often hear about great feats of strength or endurance, but Lulú wants to hear more about the women that are performing feats that might seem normal to us but require an enormous amount of courage, such as women driving in Saudi Arabia.

Solar Flares: Should We Be Worried? (en español)
Fran explains solar flares, their danger, and what to make of the way they get reported.

My Big, Skeptical, TV Adventure (en español)
Silvia was on TV! She got invited as the token skeptic on a panel with a shaman and a spiritual healer, and tells us all about it.


AI: Brave New Mindset
Aretha wants to know: Is there a book that has changed your life?

Arguing with Pro-Life Derpers 101
Yessenia classifies the various types of pro-life fanatics and recommends tactics to arguing with them.

Asexuality on House, M.D.
Will’s take on the hubbub surrounding a recent episode of the medical drama.

Featured image credit: obihave


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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