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Teen Skepchick

Science Sunday: Biometric Security and the Impermanence of Fingerprints
Some things, like fingerprints and retinal patterns, aren’t as permanent as we think they are.

The Physics Philes, lesson 90: Don’t Cross the Streams!
Mindy discusses the nature of fluid flow.

Calorie Counting: Yay or Nay?
Olivia turns her skeptical eye to the efficacy of calorie counting.

Mad Art Lab

Ms. Marvel #2: Heina Dadabhoy and I Talk Islam in Comics, and the Demise of the Spinebreaker
Dale and Heina geek out over comics.

#MALCosmos Live Tweet: Week 2
Those wacky artists at the lab have been live tweeting Cosmos. Join them each week!

Kitchen Lab: Chi-rish Cupcakes That Did Not Bomb
Alcohol makes the best cupcakes.


WTF, Evolution? (en español)
Lulú muses about how nature seems cruel, but it really isn’t.

School of Doubt

It’s Getting Hot in Here, So Extract All Your Coal!
Richard reports that climate change deniers in Wyoming are working against the Next Gen Science Standards.

Pop Quiz: Freedom of Speech in the Classroom
Jennifer wonders if it’s really a good idea to deny teachers first amendment protections.

Pop Quiz: What Did You Call Me?
Universities are becoming less formal, and Dan thinks English grammar might be contributing to the change.

Grounded Parents

Just What is “Comprehensive” Sex Education?
Ginny goes over the basics behind how to educate children in sex and sexuality

#BanBossy? Nope.
Jenny shares her thoughts on the “Ban Bossy” campaign, arguing that we should embrace the label instead of trying to ban it.

The Family that Plays Together: My Life in Games
Tammy talks about the role of gaming in her life and brings up International Table Top Day, started by Wil Wheaton as a way to encourage social gaming.

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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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