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Skepchick Sundaylies: Implausibility of Griffins, LGBTQ Homelessness, and Special Needs Pets

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The Physics Philes, lesson 113: Don’t Interfere (Or Do)
Mindy explains wave interference.

Cryptophile: Griffins
Eddy starts his series on the plausibility – or implausibility – of the biology mythical creatures.

The Not So Beautiful Game Step 4: In Which our Narrator Talks about Himself
Elizabeth is even less impressed with this section than the others. That has to be some sort of achievement.

Mad Art Lab

Sunflowers, Suffragists, and Artistic Development in Children
Julianne noticed how kids in her class drew sunflowers and discovered a century of child development research.

So You Want to Scan Some Artwork…
Celia guides you through digitizing your pencil drawings.


Bios: Maria Gaetana Agnesi (en español)
Daniela writes about the amazing work and childhood of this great mathematician.

Gods: Bastet (en español)
Silvia tells us about an ancient deity who should rule the internet: Bastet, the Egyptian cat goddess of protection.


Queerview Mirror: Annie on my Mind
Ser reviews the novel Annie on My Mind.

The Problem of LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Does Not Start or End with Daniel Pierce
Jac discusses how a viral video can help bring more attention to the problem of LGBTQ youth homelessness.


My Derp Cat
Yessenia writes a touching piece on a special needs cat she cares for.

School of Doubt

Scottish Independence Part 2: Interview With a Pro-Independence Teacher
Alasdair continues his multi-part series on Scottish independence.

Back to School Night
Back to School Night can be a stressful ordeal for those of us who don’t easily make conversation with strangers.

First Impressions
Do you know right away if a student will strive or struggle? Apostrophobia has a gut instinct for these things.

Featured image credit: Rachel Kramer 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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  1. As loathsome as ‘The Game’ is (and I couldn’t carry on even to the half-way point) it isn’t actually a sample of PUA Lit. Throughout, Strauss maintains the claim of being an outside observer, an infiltrator. Actual PUA literature is much, much worse.

    In the introduction of the book, Strauss writes something about sharing with an editor the contents of this website:

    Anyone who makes ANY excuses for these pigs needs to spend a few minutes seeing how revolting the mindset is. The secondary horror is that we seem to have raised a generation of young men dumb and angry enough to buy this crap.

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