Quickies: This week in loss, resistance, nostalgia, and more…
Is it Friday already? A veteran of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement and leader in Congress today, Representative Elijah Cummings has died at age 68. Did you celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the US last Monday? Read why this holiday is an act of resistance to colonization even today. My friend from college tagged me in post about a real-life…Read More »
It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Slicing Through Fake News, Fighting for Truth in the Age of Trump, Toys Dressed for Lab Work, and more!
Sunday Funny: The Math Professor’s Lemma. (via SMBC) Mad Art Lab Fake News? Take a Razor to It. Amy’s art reminds us that the simplest explanation for something is often the best explanation. Astronomy Cast Podcraft and Review Ryan makes a replica of the golden record on board the Voyager space probes. Science is Not the Enemy Important reminder: Despite…Read More »
ICYMI: December 29 – January 4 on the Skepchick Network
Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 80: Oscillation, Conservation, Physics-ification! Mindy thinks about oscillation in terms of energy. Guest Post: Barbie the Feminist Former Teen Skepchick contributor Elles explores the feminist themes in Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse. Triggers: What They Are, What To Do Have you seen posts with “trigger warnings” but are confused by what that means? Olivia…Read More »