Skepchick Quickies 8.28

On August 28, 1845, the first issue of Scientific American was published. (Although, I’m more of a mental_floss reader, myself.)

BONUS: I don’t want to end on a down note, so here are “Adorable Notes That Children Wrote About Their Loved Ones.”


Mary Brock works as an Immunology scientist by day and takes care of a pink-loving princess child by night. She likes cloudy days, crafting, cooking, and Fall weather in New England.

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  1. Mary,

    Sorry I haven’t posted any comments here in awhile.

    I thought Scientific American was around much longer than that. Its an excellent magazine by the way.

  2. I made it to the March on DC the 28th with my 13 year old daughter wearing my “Heresy Makes for Progress” Women in Secularism 2 t-shirt and had a blast in spite of never getting past security–when people started fainting around us like flies we bailed on getting through. The emphasis in the crowd out back was on social justice though everyone feels the poverty and economic disparity. You can read about it at
    http://www.skepticmoney.com/2013-march-on-washington-for-jobs-and-freedom/. Important to remember that the Civil rights act included women as a specific addition.

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