I’ve done it again. I’ve compiled a list of some of the most awesome things that happened last week on the Skepchick Network. It’s just a little gift from me to you.
Suspension of Disbelief: The Great Gatsby
Katie reviews the new movie based on the classic novel.
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality
Katie approves of an attempt to inject some rationality into the Harry Potter books.
Arguments vs Debates
Olivia provides a handy guide to help you determine whether you are in an argument or engaging in a dialogue.
Trolls, Evolutionary Psych, and Homeopathy: SkepchickCon, Part 3
Gigi discusses some of the photos in her SkepchickCon 2013 photo series.
Genetics in Game of Thrones: Greyscale
Elizabeth compares the fictional virus that cases greyscale to the very real virus that causes chicken pox.
Beth shares her adventure in logo origami.
Queer History: May
Find out about some important moments in queer history.
Lesson Plan Review: The Skeptic Society’s Skepticism 101 In-Class Exercise
P.E. takes a look at some skeptical lesson plans provided by The Skeptic Society.
Pop Quiz: Am I “Normal?”
Has your status as an educator ever made you feel as though you aren’t “normal?”
Art and Ideology in the Classroom
Since we can’t change the past, problematic works of art are something we need to confront head on in an academic environment.
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