I know, I know. I got this post up late. I’m sorry. I know you were lost without me. But I got back from SkepchickCON at 2:00 in the morning, and I was so very tired. But fear not! I’m here now, awake and refreshed and ready to provide you with the Skepchick sister sight nourishment you need.
The Pseudoscience of Victim Blaming 3: Legitimate Rape
Bad science and pseudoscience are often used to justify sexism.
Speak Your Mind: Summer Fun Things
What do you look forward to on your summer vacation?
The Science of Dialects
Olivia explains just what the heck dialects are.
Rockets, Shams, and Placebo Adventures
You want puppets? Well we’ve got plenty!
FACE OFF: Skull-A-Day v. Street Anatomy Gallery Show at the IMSS
Who knew skull art could be so incredible?!
More Adventures in Terrible Data Sonification
A University of Minnesota undergrad wants you to take his data sonification and make beautiful music with it.
SSA-West 2013: The Ride Over
Yessenia’s trip to SSA-West was…eventful.
AI: Common Misunderstandings
What are some common misunderstandings you run into?
No, I Will Not Forgive You
Apologies are a good start, but in and of themselves don’t necessitate forgiveness.
It’s Just a Breast
Why is graphic violence OK, while mild nudity is not?
New Mississippi Law Allows for Religious Content in Class Assignments
Students can unilaterally substitute science for religion without repercussion. Oof.
In Honor of American Independence Day, a Post About How Creepy the Pledge of Allegiance is. Happy Birthday, America!
No matter how you slice it, the Pledge of Allegiance is weird.
Featured image credit: Ben Francis