Put down that morning paper. There’s nothing you need to know in there. (Other than people from Cyprus are called Cypriots. Who knew?) Just snuggle down and catch up on what you missed last week on the Skepchick Network.
A Whole-Brain Activity Map, and the Obama Administration
The Obama Administration announced a plan to fund a huge effort to map the human brain. But it won’t solve all life’s mysteries.
Eating Disorders: Fat Phobia
Olivia argues that it’s not a fear of fat that is at the heart of eating disorders.
Teen Skepchick Interviews: Jamion, Janeth, and Eclasia
Kate interviews three young women involved in the Women’s Leadership Project.
Butterfly in the Sky…Can We Keep It?
How an offhand comment on the lifespan of butterflies lead to raising caterpillars.
Kitchen Lab: YES! Soup for You!
BonnieBeth teaches you how to make one of her favorite soup.
Conquering Infections Disease Through Memes
We can combat anti-vax propaganda with the most Internet-y of all things: memes.
AI: Homos at SCOTUS
Have you been following the Prop 8 and DOMA cases? Share your thoughts!
Pop Quiz: Who was Your Worst Teacher?
Tell us about your worst teacher. What made them so bad?
Pop Quiz: First, We’ll Cut Education…
Why is education funding always the first to go? What can we do about it?
Deconstructing “Happy Meat”
Teaching about nonhuman animal rights involves taking down the myth of “happy meat.”
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