Good morning! I see you survived the weekend more or less in one piece. You must have been doing it wrong. Here are highlights from the Skepchick Network to start your week off right.
ScienceSunday: Finding the Higgs
Ali Marie explains what the Higgs Boson particle is and why it’s important.
Nenfea discusses the possibility that sex and gender are socially constructed concepts.
Modern Mythology: Flushing Toilets & The Coriolis Effect
Lauren puts an end to a certain toilet myth.
Scenes from a MAL: Buffalo Bill the Proxy Mouse
Maria shares one of the more interesting exchanges from the Mad Art Lab back channel.
Art and Science
Surly Amy explains her passion for making art about science.
Rubber Spines and Bent Space
Ryan makes another foray into sexist fantasy art.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Skepticism (på svenska)
Homelessclubkid on what brought her to skepticism.
To be or not to be…a troll (en español)
The teenaged daughter of a politician tweets something stupid and is attacked for it. Is the strong response violence against women? Is it bullying? Lucy tries to answer those questions.
Coming Out Stories: When Coming Out is Shutting Yourself In
Natalie shares her coming out experience.
Let’s Talk About Open Access
Kendra discusses the benefits of open access to the science-loving skeptic.
Queer Health: Healthcare Providers and You
Michelle Bell offers some advice for navigating the not-so-queer-friendly healthcare system.
Featured image credit: John Stansbury