In Case You Missed It: January 29-February 4 on the Skepchick Network

Bonjour, and happy Monday! Did your football team of choice win the big football competition? If not, these highlights from the Skepchick Network will lift your spirits. If your team did win, sober up and read these post anyway.

Teen Skepchick

Modern Mythology: Crying Over Spilled Food
Is the five second rule for real?

Suspension of Disbelief: Princess Mononoke
Beccy reviews this 1997 anime.

Physicist Tries Vitamin C for Cancer: Doesn’t Work
Lauren reports on Sir Paul Callaghan experiment and the harm it caused.

Mad Art Lab

218112 – Welcome to Geo’s Orbit
Do you like good music, skepticism, and other awesome things? Then Surly Amy has the event for you.

Harmonizing Humanism: Quiet Company
Smashley chats with Taylor Muse and Tommy Blank of Quiet Company.

Constraints of Art
Iszi opines about the benefits of rules when creating art.

Skepchick SE

Indigo Children and ADHD (på svenska)
Technicolor explains the rise of indigo and crystal children.

ECT – An Apology (på svenska)
Some misconceptions about electroconvulsive therapy, clarified.

On Dahström’s Science (på svenska)
A guest review of the science behind Sex is in the Brain.


Freedom of Software (en español)
Ángela explains the benefits of open source Software.

Alexia vs. Camino (en español)
The movie “Camino” (path) is based on the true story of Alexia, a girl who died happy because she was going to meet god and her family is trying to beatify her. Fran wants to know how much truth is there to this story.

Red Flags of Quackery (en español)
Mad Art Lab’s Maki Naro kindly did a version of his awesome guide to quackery in Spanish for Escéptica.


Sunday School: Smells Like Seventeen Spirit
Rachel makes magazine teen advice columns more queer-friendly.

Bisexuality and Sexual Fluidity
Bellis discusses the sexuality continuum and stigma against people who identify as bi.

Coming Out Stories: The Road to Realisation
Bip explains the path she is taking to understand her sexuality and gender identity.

Featured image credit: Muffet


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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