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ICYMI: March 31 – April 6 on the Skepchick Network

If you are like many people I know, you probably spent the weekend at NECSS or Skeptech or some other awesome conference while I have stayed at home, slaving away to bring you this roundup of posts from the Skepchick Network. Pooooooor me. Read them, why don’t you?

Teen Skepchick

The Physics Philes, lesson 42: Angular and Linear Movement, Long-Lost Cousins
Mindy tries to explain the relationship between angular and linear movement in a way that doesn’t bore you to tears.

Modern Fairy Tales
Olivia explores the purpose of fairy tales in the modern world.

Speak Your Mind: Spring!
What plans do you have for the warming weather?

Mad Art Lab

Cooking with Puppets
If  you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first watch this puppet cooking show.

Stem Cells, Telomeres, and Other Biological Fountains of Youth
Elizabeth explains five avenues of anti-aging research.

Why I’ll Keep Stretching Even Though It Hurts
Acrobat and Ph.D. Candidate Elizabeth justifies her before-exercise stretching.


From Studying the Soul to Studying Behavior (en español)
A brief look at the science of psychiatry and psychology.

What Are You Ashamed Of? (en español)
Everyone hides horrible books in their shelves. What are yours?

Look Behind You… A Three Headed Monkey! (en español)
A trip down memory lane now that Disney closed LucasArts.


Montely Mathematics: Some Algebra(s)
Belle has issues your monthly math challenge.

AI: Humor III: When It’s Offensive
For you, when do jokes cross a line?

I am Queer: Beyond the Trans/Cis Binary
Sometimes the words we have are not adequate to encompass who we are.

Skepchick Norge is Looking for New Writers (på norsk)
Do you speak Norwegian and want to write for Then send us an email before Friday!

School of Doubt

Cheating Scandal in Atlanta; or, The Ones Who Got Caught
The Atlanta cheating scandal should force us to rethink teacher accountability.

Pop Quiz: What’s Your Dream Science Class?
What would your dream science class look like, and do you think it’s even feasible?

Where Do I Get One of These Fancy Essay Grading Bots?
An essay grading machine probably wouldn’t cut it for DrShell.

Featured image credit: stevendepolo


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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