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Feminism

When Doubt is a Poison

Stories of sexual harassment in the science and skeptic communities are nothing new around here, despite the efforts of far too many people to dismiss them. To understand the impact …

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Activism

What a Mental Patient Looks Like

As the Earth reached its equinox point in its orbit, as the weather begins to get a little bit chillier, our thoughts turn to Halloween. Ah yes, a holiday of …

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Anti-ScienceScienceSkepticism

I Blank Science

Twitter is a fascinating look at the current discussion around the world, or at least some segment of it, on just about any given topic. Today, thanks to Zen Faulkes, …

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Science

Cross Post: Science Education – An Endangered Species?

This post was originally posted on School of Doubt on 1 May 2013. I can’t even begin to wrap my brain around the attacks on science and science education that …

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Anti-ScienceScience

Science Deniers Give Us Too Much Credit

Really, have you noticed? I’m speaking in particular about climate science-deniers and a realization I had while I was at the American Geophysical Union meeting last December. Deniers give scientists …

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Skepticism

A Skeptic on a Ghost Hunt

Sometimes, as skeptics, it is really easy to get bored with those same old “woo woo” topics that have been done to death again and again. And it is so …

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Quickies

Skepchick Quickies 9.13

Well lucky for all of us, Amanda is off saving the world again with her sidekick baby sloth. So, I’ll be serving up this morning’s quickies! Editorial suggests that health …

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ActivismScience

YOU Can Make Science Happen

When the world is going to shit, sometimes it helps to remember what is awesome around you. For me that involves a lot of science. Doing science, learning about science, …

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