Skepchick Sundaylies! Featuring the Science of Hot Peppers, Bisexuality vs. Pansexuality, a GMO-Free School District, and Those Ugly, Ignorant, and Poor Youth
Sunday Funny: Jesus is immune to water attack. (via SMBC)
Sex Ed with James Dobson: In Which We Feel Bad About Ourselves Because We are Ugly, Unintelligent, and Poor
The good Doctor Dobson explains all the ways in which teens hate themselves in excruciating detail.
Ada Lovelace and the Curious Practice of Programming for Non-Existent Computers (Women in Science 45)
What did Ada Lovelace actually do? Dale shares the facts of one of histories most fetishized scientists- with illustrations!
Cosplay Compliments, or Shut Up about My Eyes
Ryan talks about the good and bad of cosplay compliments.
Capsaicin and The Science Inside Hot Peppers
Amy’s latest painting teaches you about the chemical capsaicin and the Padrón pepper.
Bisexual vs. Pansexual: What’s the Difference?
Trav discusses the similarities and differences between bisexuality and pansexuality.
A Skeptatic Dialogue, Conclusion
Jay’s dialogue between Quentis and Firmatio reaches its exciting conclusion!
Dead Babies: What Lengths, For What Purpose?
Anti-abortion activists are not above using pictures of their own miscarried children to promote their agenda. As Jay says, “in their attempt to humanize their poor babies (who need no humanizing to begin with), they instead show the dehumanizing effect of their ardent, dogmatic beliefs.”
Marin School District Goes GMO-Free, Fails Basic Science
Jenny writes about a school that is serving up food to students with a healthy dose of non-GMO propaganda.
Weekend Reads: Gen X Parenting, Star Wars Land, and Baby Pandas!
Bethany’s list of links includes a story about the upcoming Star Wars lands at Disneyworld and also baby pandas!
Featured image credit: Agustín Ruiz via Flickr