In Case You Missed It: February 19-February 25 on the Skepchick Network

Hello, Skepchick readers! Didn’t our sister sites kill it last week? What?! You missed it? What? Don’t worry. I’ve gone through and picked out some of the best bits for you to sink your eyeballs into. Enjoy!

Teen Skepchick

Science Sunday: Color Blindness
Vy explains the biology behind and the variants of color blindness.

Green with Skepticism: Climate Change Denial
Katie busts some common arguments used by climate change denialists.

Confronting Rape Culture
Nenfea discusses some ways of confronting people who perpetuate rape culture.

Mad Art Lab

AI: WBC Faking Protests, Can We Do Better?
Where should the Westboro Baptist Church pretend to protest next?

Amuse-Bouche: Why Alcohol Makes Your Head Spin + Corpse Reviver No. 2
Anne S provides a drink recipe, and then explains the inevitable result of drinking it.

Heart Suckers – A Series of Photos
Amy photographs anatomically correct heart suckers made by Anne, Maggie, and Steve.

Skepchick SE

The Religious Shock Doctrine (på svenska)
Technicolor argues that it’s distasteful for religious groups to use charity as a way to evangelize.

Moralism Without Borders (på svenska)
Wall Scanning wonders why religious people are so into everyone’s sexual behavior.

Kohlrabis are from Venus, Carrots are from Mars (på svenska)
Amygdala explains the difference between organic and biodynamic farming.


Miracle Products For Your Car (en español)
Silvia explains why the claims made by one of these devices are nonsense.

Scientific Suicide (en español)
Investing in R&D is not a luxury for rich countries, is what makes a country rich, that’s why the recent cuts in R&D in Spain are such a bad idea.

A Ride Into Space (en español)
A quick look at weird stuff that has gone into space.


Sunday School: On Kissing Cousins
Rachel discusses the biological and social arguments against consanguinamory.

AI: Activism and Social Justice
Do science and skepticism have a place in social justice movements, and vice versa?

AI: Animal Companions
Tell us about a special animal in your life!

Featured image credit: AndyRobertsPhotos


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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