In Case You Missed It: February 26-March 3 on the Skepchick Network

Howdy-ho! How would you like a big steaming plate of awesomeness? You would? Well then check out what happened last week on the Skepchick Network. Awesomeness guaranteed.

Teen Skepchick

The “Sexy Baby” Phenomenon
Vy discusses the infantilization of women on TV.

The Problems with Making Physics Popular
People don’t want to hear about the more esoteric side of physics, which is a problem, argues Lauren.

Science Profile: Make Your Own Molecule
Ali Marie profiles 10-year-old Clara Lazen, who discovered a new molecule.

Mad Art Lab

Sufficient Proof: Look to Television for the Answer?
Would you accept the same amount of proof that is provided on television shows?

Bechdel vs. Science
Ryan adds a little scientific flair to the famous Bechdel test.

Calendar Curiosities: It’s in the Cards
Happy Birthday, Herman Hollerith, inventor of the punchcard!

Skepchick SE

Plastics in Margarine and Other Truths (på svenska)
Parents tell their kids some crazy stuff.


Bad News In Science (en español)
The only news paper with a decent science section in Spain just closed.

Born on the 29th of February (en español)
It’s Silvia’s B-day and she has a list of superstitions about leap day.

A Declaration of Love (en español)
Carolina writes a love letter to science.


AI: Inappropriate Questions
Have you ever been confronted with the invasive nature of people’s curiosity?

Equal Pay and the Attacks on Contraception
Yessenia argues that the contraception debate is inextricably related to the principle of equal pay for equal work.

AI: Bitch, Please?
Does the new line of gay-themed teas help or hurt the LGBT movement?

Featured image credit: Mike Licht


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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