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Skepchick Sundaylies: Montessori, Human Sacrifice, Creationism, and the Debut of Skeptability!

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Sunday Funny: Science Works. Sometimes. (via Twisted Doodles)

Teen Skepchick

Treating Depression is Not Medicalizing Sadness
Depression and sadness are not the same thing.

The Physics Philes, lesson 98: The Most Important Equation in All of Physics
Who knew that wave velocity and acceleration would be so important?

Mad Art Lab

Maria Montessori: When Genius Devours Itself
Dale tells the story of Maria Montessori, whose groundbreaking contributions to science education were overshadowed by her efforts to keep them pure.

Art by Amy Davis Roth from The American Atheist Art Show
The art that Amy created for display at the American Atheist Art show.


Strange Ways: Human Sacrifice and Cannibalism in the West (en español)
Lulú comments on the shockingly gory images found Catholic churches and rites.

School of Doubt

Part 4: Creationism – When You Teach Science There is No Controversy
Peter continues his series on creationism.

Pop Quiz: Commencement Speeches
In light of recent controversies, Apostrophobia wonders what commencement speeches are really good for.

Pop Quiz: Graded Homework…Why Bother?
Jodee asks if grading homework is really worth all the effort we put into it.


Welcome to Skeptability!
The disability-focused sister site has finally launched.

The Cult of Positivity
Randi points out that “thinking positive” will not cure her chronic illness, and people should still acting like it will.

Featured image credit: William Clifford via Flickr


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One Comment

  1. About the photo: Those dinosaur riding people were really bad at making saddles, weren’t they? But on the other hand, they were really good at purple dye. In Roman times, the value of that saddle blanket would be equivalent to hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars.

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