Hey y’all! Since Mindy is now a physics expert, she’s been called away to CERN to consult on the Higgs Boson data, so I’m filling in for her on this week’s recap. Let’s get to it! Here’s what you might have missed last week on the Skepchick network.
Nenfea critiques a book recommended by her therapist.
Oh My God, Bless You!!!
Elly discusses removing religious references from acknowledging sneezes.
Theism/Atheism—A False Dichotomy?
Edward Strickson explores how reducing people’s religious views to theist/atheist is a false dichotomy.
Whistle for Progressive Mainstream Hip Hop
Ryan analyzes the lyrics of Flo Rida’s song “Whistle.”
Comic Sans: How To Forget That We Just Confirmed The Higgs Boson
Maki discusses the use of a certain horrid font in the Higgs Boson announcement.
Lab Track: Music from Nature
Check out this awesome video of musician Diego Stocco who uses all sorts of natural and synthetic items to create music.
Sunday School: On Pronouning
Rachel gives some advice (and asks for your own!) about how to avoid mis-pronoun people.
Aretha poses an interesting question about dealing with people who recognize some kinds of privilege but not others.
1Flesh: How Sperm is Magic
Yessenia highlights the ridiculous claims made on a ridiculous anti-condom website.
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