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Skepchick Sundaylies: Computer Gamer, Silent Spring, and Doodling Dongs

Sunday Funnies: Adventures of Not-All-Man! (via Please Listen to Me); Girl Pants (via Sociological Images and Dumbing of Age)

Teen Skepchick

Science Sunday: Go to the Computer!
Elizabeth explains why the computer Crazy Stone is playing Go so well, and why it’s so impressive.

The Physics Philes, lesson 93: Do the Wave
Mechanical waves! How do they work?

The Cool Kids: Why To Be One
Olivia opines about why you should want to Internet influential.

Mad Art Lab

Evolution! A game of Unnatural Selection
Mad Art Lab’s Ryan has helped design a game!

A Voice from the Silent Spring: The Life and Ecology of Rachel Carson 
Dale tells the story of Rachel Carson, the woman who exposed the dangers of DDT to the world.

Build an Art Machine for the SciFri Science Club!
Here is a project for lovers of science and art.


More Than Words: Demon-Haunted World (en español)
Silvia reviews Carl Sagan’s classic book.

School of Doubt

Pop Quiz: Education, Diluted
Alasdair is back just in time to help us celebrate World Homeopathy Day.

Common Core is going to EAT CHRISTIAN CHILDREN
DrShell’s title speaks for itself.

Pop Quiz: Doodling Dongs
Jennifer wonders why kids draw dicks everywhere.

Grounded Parents

Knowing vs. Teaching
Lance explains how common core math really works, and eviscerates that tired meme comparing the new way to subtract versus the “old-fashioned” way.

Internet Meme Demolition Derby! Childhood is Not a Disease!
In another edition of Lou’s “Meme Demolition Derby,” he gets to the heart of that horrible “childhood is not a disease” picture that you’ve probably seen all over Facebook.

How Bullies Gave My Son a Better Education
Jay relates a story of how his son, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s, was able to get a quality education because of the bullying and discrimination he faced at a previous school. It’s a good lesson to everyone–you have to be the best advocate for your family and you have to fight for what’s right, because sometimes you’re the only one who will.

Featured image credit: Matt MacGillivray via Flickr


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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