ICYMI: August 12 – August 18 on the Skepchick Network

Hang on to your hats, ladies and gentlemen. We’re expecting gale force awesome to come sweeping through your computer and into your eyeballs. You have been warned.

Teen Skepchick

Can We Reclaim the Movement?
Nenfea argues that it’s important to fight for the heart of the atheist movement.

Don’t Drop the Science!
Eddy encourages high school students to forget the haters and study science.

Being Sick…in China
Katie recounts her experience with Chinese medicine.

Mad Art Lab

Calendar Curiosities – Schrödinger 125
Celebrate Erwin Schrödinger’s birthday with this nifty paper doll!

Giger Counter
Steve D makes an H.R. Giger-inspired Geiger counter.

Build Blog: Silver Gauntlets
Ryan walks you through the process of making replica silver gauntlets from Ocarina of Time.

Skepchick SE

The Russian Bear and an (Un)Holy Alliance (på svenska)
Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church have allied to create one big oppression machine.


Sniffing Out the Fiction (en español)
Lucy tells us about a few smell-related news items.

E.T.: Phone Earth (en español)
If there’s life on other planets, why would they want to contact us?

Artificial Us (en español)
We’ve been manipulating crops, livestock and pets forever, so what do people mean when they say “natural”.


AI: Poor Men
How do you deal when your family perpetuates sexist attitudes?

Leave Us Out of It
PETA and Lady Gaga can have their tiff. Just leave the LGBTQ community out of it.

Sometimes People Surprise Me
Yessenia explains how one jerk can ruin a safe environment and how anti-harassment policies can help.

Featured image credit: JD Hancock


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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  1. Mindy

    Oh no the Xenomorph is going to eat that cute little green martian from Toy Story. Run little Martian run!!

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