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Skepchick Sundaylies! with Gravitational Waves, a Frontier Suffragette, and Joining the Military to Pay for School

Sunday Funny: The autism-vaccine link no one is talking about. (via SMBC)

Mad Art Lab

Dr Phil Plait aka The Bad Astronomer Explains Gravitational Waves
The Gang on Mad Art Cast talk gravitational waves with Phil Plait.

Lavinia Waterhouse: Gold Rush Physician, Frontier Suffragette
Dale recounts the life of a physician, businesswoman, and suffragist who advocated for the health of women.

Augmented Vision and Innovative Painting
Julie discusses how art, science, and technology combine to make extraordinary images.

Grounded Parents

Weekend Reads: Transgender Kids, Black Girls in Books, and 99 Red Balloons on Red Balloons
Lou’s weekly links include one with a recent study about mental health outcomes for “out” transgender children.

The Curious Case of the Missing Chocolate Milk Study
Bethany discusses some possible ethical violations behind the recent chocolate milk/concussion research.

Internet Meme Demolition Derby: Free Tuition for Some?
Should people who can’t afford college be forced to join the military as their only way to pay? Topher does the math and talks about why this idea, like most memes, would not go exactly like people think.

Featured image credit: NASA Blueshift 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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