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Skepchick Sundaylies: Numismatic Quilling, Names on Facebook, Atheist Rosh Hashanah, Life Before Disability

Sunday Funny: Being a woman at an atheist convention. (via Medium)

Teen Skepchick

The Not So Beautiful Game: In Which Our Intrepid Narrator Validates his Ideological Convictions via Reality Television, Name Drops, and then Blames the Internet for Mental and Societal Ills
Elizabeth isn’t even offended by this book anymore. She’s just bored.

DBT Skills: Be Excellent To Yourselves
Olivia gives helpful advice about how to balance your needs with the needs of others.

Mad Art Lab

The Best Neil deGrasse Tyson Intro Ever
The title pretty much speaks for itself.

It Came From Teichmueller Space! The Mathematical Adventures of Maryam Mirzakhani
Dale tells the story of the Iranian mathematician.

Numismatic Quilling
Kim destroys money for art.


Raising Crows: Breastmilk or Formula? (en español)
Elara sets out to find out what’s best for a newborn and finds that the official recommendations are not backed up by the scientific literature.

Quack of the Month: Vandana Shiva and Woo Feminism (en español)
Lulú gives us an overview of the anti-GMO woo and the anti-scientific brand of feminism that Vandana Shiva promotes.


Facebook and Real Names
Sophia lays out why Facebook’s new name policy is a problem.

School of Doubt

Academic deadlines are hardly a matter of life and death; Jennifer wonders how strictly we should enforce them.

Why College
Apostrophobia is skeptical of an recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education that claims professors aren’t doing enough to broaden students’ horizons.

Grounded Parents

Giveaway: Redefining Girly
Emily is giving away a copy of Redefining Girly, a book about how parents can fight the stereotyping and sexualization of their daughters. Comment on her post to be entered to win a copy!

Spanking the National Football League
Lou weighs in on the Adrian Peterson controversy and what science knows about corporal punishment.

A Very Atheist Rosh Hashanah
Jenny talks about how her family observes Rosh Hashanah despite being atheist.


Who I Was Before I Became Disabled
Sarah talks about who she was before she got sick and compares it to who she is today.

Yessenia describes anxiety using a food analogy.

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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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One Comment

  1. I (pseudo)feminist Woo a ‘girl thing?’

    When Harris was babbling about reason/argument as ‘guy things,’ Greta Christina and others were pretty quick pointing out that Pew survey showing atheism to be distributed gender-neutrally worldwide.

    Has anyone tested the assumption that New Age horseshit really IS more successfully targeted at women? Which ‘test beliefs’ would one survey FOR?

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