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    Skepchick Sundaylies: Computer Gamer, Silent Spring, and Doodling Dongs

    Sunday Funnies: Adventures of Not-All-Man! (via Please Listen to Me); Girl Pants (via Sociological Images and Dumbing of Age) Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Go to the Computer! Elizabeth explains why the computer Crazy Stone is playing Go so well, and why it’s so impressive. The Physics Philes, lesson 93: Do the Wave Mechanical waves! How do they work? The Cool…

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    ICYMI: Changing the World, Invisible Dragons, and Religious Freedom

    Teen Skepchick Amanda Marcotte Got It Wrong Olivia argues that it’s not OK to arrest an rape victim in order to compel them to testify. Changing the World, One Small, Doable Action at a Time Elisheba finds that her Peace Corps experience translates into making the world better at home. Why We Dress How We Do Grim argues that the…

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    ICYMI: November 3 – November 9 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Falling Through the Earth Avery explains what happens if you fall through the center of the Earth. The Physics Philes, lesson 72: You’ve Got Potential Mindy digs a little deeper into gravitational potential energy. Speak Your Mind: Shifting Norms What taboo will we consider normal in the future? Mad Art Lab Art Inquisition: How Gross Can…

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    ICYMI: November 4 – November 10 on the Skepchick Network

    It was a wild weekend at SkeptiCon. But never fear. I have still managed to read and compile some of the Skepchick Network hits from last week. Enjoy. I’m gonna go pass out.

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    Skepchick Quickies 8.8

    On August 8th, 1576, the cornerstone for the Danish astronomical observatory Uraniborg was laid on Hven (now a small Swedish island). The research institute was operated by Tycho Brahe, an astronomer known for his remarkably accurate work (and epic mustache). Kepler was Brahe’s assistant and used his data to develop his own astronomical theories. The Scam Wall Street Learned From the…

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    Skepchick Quickies 7.16

    Today is July 16th and I have a few interesting anniversaries to share with you all: Apollo 11 was launched (1969), Comet Shoemaker 9-Levy began to collide with Jupiter (1994), the first nuclear bomb was detonated in the Manhattan Project (1945), AND the world’s first parking meter was placed in Oklahoma City (1935). Thanks, Wikipedia! Today is also National Hot…

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  • Carl Sagan Day Art Update

    Remember  when I said I was working on a Carl Sagan Day project? It’s all finished! I created a limited edition series of pendants to honor Carl Sagan and to help raise money for the Center for Inquiry. You guys, I’m so seriously honored to have been part of this project. I remember being a little kid and sitting on…

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  • Happy Birthday, Carl Sagan

    He would have been 75. Celebrate by watching his last interview, in which he talks about pseudoscience, scientific illiteracy, and his book The Demon-haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark. Via Neatorama’s 10 Neat Facts About Carl Sagan

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