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ICYMI: May 12 – May 18 on the Skepchick Network


Teen Skepchick

The Physics Philes, lesson 48: Physicists Make Weird Things for Science
Mindy draws a weird picture in the name of physics, and also talks tries to explain moment of inertia.

Hell Ain’t a Bad Place to Be
Eddy muses on the concept of hell.

Speak You Mind: Summer Vacation
The whole summer is ahead of you. What are you plans?

Mad Art Lab

“Palm Reader” and “Religion vs. Skepticism”: SkepchickCon, Part 1
Gigi reveals a photo project she’s been secretly working on for SkepchickCon 2013.

Nerd Racism – A Defense
Ryan understands why some nerds require strict adherence to the source material.

Welcome Home, Chris Hadfield
Cloe illustrates the world’s most popular astronaut.


In Very Catholic Malta (en español)
Prayer made easy: just check the box.

There’s No GMO Without an O (en español)
If they can market non-GMO salt, what other products can we market to people who don’t know what O in GMO stands for?

Please Tag Me (en español)
The crazy world of labels in food.


AI: Transferring Schools
How do you transition to a new environment?

AI: Summer Plans
Do you still think of summer as vacation time?

Keep Your Heterosexism, Jezzies
Will rebukes heterosexism in the comment thread on Jezebel.

School of Doubt

Journalism Fail: Weissman on Financial Aid
Dan critiques a recent article on the college financial aid system and finds some flaws.

“Let the Students Decide for Themselves”: Or, Don McLeroy is Full of What Makes the Grass Grow Green in Texas
DrShell takes on the faux critical thinking mindset espoused by creationists.

Pop Quiz: Call Me Maybe (Except Not When You’re in Class)
How do you deal with mobile phones and other technology in the classroom?

Featured image credit: Danielle Walquist Lynch


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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