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  • Skepticism

    Everything I Know About Pairings I Learned From Wine and Popcorn

    Pictured, my friend Bridget O’Malley’s genius pairing: rosé champagne and Twizzlers. Every year in wine media I see posts about what wines to pair with Thanksgiving dinner. With Superbowl Sunday. With Easter ham. With Flag Day. Even though I think people obsess about pairings a lot less than they used to, pairing advice, much of which I find completely useless…

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    ICYMI: September 8 – September 14 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 64: Equilibrium in Two Easy Steps! Ever wonder why buildings don’t fall down? It has to do with equilibrium. Critical Fandom: Helpless and Slutty Eddy analyzes two nefarious tropes that hold female characters back. Feminism Made Me an Atheist Olivia has always been a feminist, and it was feminism that lead her into atheism…

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    ICYMI: August 11 – August 17 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick Even Teens are Paying Attention to Gluten, Nowadays The misunderstanding of gluten has trickled down to the teenage set, it seems. It’s Just a Phase The thoughts and experiences of someone should not be dismissed out of hand simply because that someone is a teenager. CIA Finally Admits Existence of Area 51 – Let’s Talk Ad Hoc Christian…

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    ICYMI: March 31 – April 6 on the Skepchick Network

    If you are like many people I know, you probably spent the weekend at NECSS or Skeptech or some other awesome conference while I have stayed at home, slaving away to bring you this roundup of posts from the Skepchick Network. Pooooooor me. Read them, why don’t you? Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 42: Angular and Linear Movement, Long-Lost…

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    ICYMI: February 10 – February 16 on the Skepchick Network

    It’s a very exciting day inside this week’s ICYMI post. If you’ll notice, we have a new edition to the Skepchick family. It’s Skepchick.no, blog-casting from Norway straight into your computer! Go show them some love, won’t you? Teen Skepchick What is Glass? Is glass a liquid or a solid? Or something else entirely? Genetically Modified Salmon: Food or “Frakenfish?”…

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  • TurkeyFAIL

    In most households in the UK, the women do the majority of the housework and cooking, regardless of whether they have a job too. This doesn’t mean we actually work more, at least according to this 2007 survey, apparently men work as hard but concentrate their efforts at the office, where women slack off in their careers but power around…

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