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ICYMI: Ann Freud, Quack of the Month, Science Demonstrations, and Attachment Parenting

Teen Skepchick

The Physics Philes, lesson 91: Go with the Flow
Mindy takes on Bernoulli’s equation and lives to tell the tale.

Mad Art Lab

Understanding the Lost Children: The Life and Science of Anna Freud
Dale tells the story of ground-breaking child psychologist Anna Freud.


Raising Crows: Vitamin Supplements (en español)
Elara takes a look at what pre-natal vitamin supplements do and don’t do.

Quack of the Month: Signature-Collecting Websites (en español)
Camarada Bakunin explains how the websites we use for our slacktivism make money.

School of Doubt

Pop Quiz: The Interrupting Student
Jodee wonders why some students—Will this be on the test?—*sigh* interrupt so much.

A Demonstration of Newton’s Third Law
Jennifer sets off a homemade water-jug rocket in class.

Pop Quiz: Where Should Students be Voting?
Dan complains about voter suppression and wonders where short-term residents like students should be voting.

Grounded Parents

Revealing the Big Secret
Lance reviews “What’s the Big Secret?”, a book about sex ed for small children, and also reveals how the sex talk went for his little boys.

Still Disturbing Tends for Indian Girls and Women
Kavin reflects on Indian culture and wanting her first baby to be a girl.

You Can be a Feminist Attachment Parent, but Promoting Attachment Parenting Just ain’t Feminist
You can parent your child however you want, but when you promote a parenting method that uses “biology” as a justification for different gender roles, don’t call it “feminism” just to make yourself feel better.

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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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  1. The Mad Art Lab link for the Anna Freud story is giving me a malware warning. The main page is fine, just the one you linked to.

      1. Google’s still blocking, even the direct link. It won’t even give me an option to go forward.

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