Skepchick Quickies 12.9

On December 9, 1965. the Kecksburg UFO Incident occurred, in which an object streaked through the sky and allegedly left debris behind. According to NASA, the “UFO” was a Russian satellite burning up in the atmosphere. It’s a pretty interesting read–check it out if you have a few minutes!


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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  2. “This is one of my favorite songs–especially the bonus protest lyrics that nobody really sings anymore.”

    This Land Is Your Land was one of our go-to songs during the Wisconsin protests back in 2011, when Scott Walker was union busting. The people who didn’t know the full set of lyrics definitely learned them.

    In the shadow of the steeple I saw my people,
    By the relief office I seen my people;
    As they stood there hungry, I stood there asking
    Is this land made for you and me?

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