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  • QuickiesPhoto of Quickies: We Present a Special Post-DragonCon Cute Animal Friday

    Quickies: We Present a Special Post-DragonCon Cute Animal Friday

    Oh my goooooosh, it’s been so long. I haven’t abandoned you! Well, not entirely. I had two weeks of family gatherings, grant proposal deadlines, first classes of the semester, and DragonCon. It was…. well, busy is an understatement. I’m keeping it light and fun today because I need it. #selfcare A new religion is born! Well, not really. But the…

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  • Meta StuffPhoto of Skepchick Sundaylies! Genderbending at Dragon*Con, Feminist Bikini Leia, and the Bad Type of Conformity

    Skepchick Sundaylies! Genderbending at Dragon*Con, Feminist Bikini Leia, and the Bad Type of Conformity

    Sunday Funny: The Radical Empiricist (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) Teen Skepchick Sex Ed with James Dobson: In Which Conformity Leads us to Ruin our Bodies Through Drugs and Also Fail to Stand Up to the Evil Atheist Professor Conformity will kill you, kids! But only a very specific kind of conformity. A Non-Exhaustive List of Things which will Turn…

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  • EventsPhoto of Party with the Stars

    Party with the Stars

    And by stars, I mean the REAL stars. Like those ones full of hydrogen and helium and a little bit of everything else? We’ll be partying with those astronomical bodies in Atlanta once again the night before Dragon*Con. You’re invited! The Sixth Annual Atlanta Star Party is being held at Emory University’s Math and Science Center at 7pm on August…

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  • EventsPhoto of EVENT: Atlanta Star Party–Tickets Going Fast

    EVENT: Atlanta Star Party–Tickets Going Fast

    Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. If you’re going to DragonCon or if you’ll be in Atlanta August 29 for any other reason, get your Star Party tickets now before they’re sold out. The Atlanta Star Party is a popular annual stargazing cocktail party for charity. For $60, you get food and soft drinks (alcoholic drink tickets are available as well), presentations and demos by astronomers,…

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  • SkepticismPhoto of ICYMI: September 9 – September 15 on the Skepchick Network

    ICYMI: September 9 – September 15 on the Skepchick Network

    Guys, the news is terrible. Don’t read the news. Put down the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, or whatever fancy pants newspaper you read in the morning. Just sidle on up to your computer and check out what you missed last week on the Skepchick Network.

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  • SkepticismPhoto of ICYMI: August 19 – August 25 on the Skepchick Network

    ICYMI: August 19 – August 25 on the Skepchick Network

    Look! On your computer/smart phone/tablet screen! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…highlights from the Skepchick Network!

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  • Afternoon InquisitionPhoto of AI: If I Could Have A Super Power

    AI: If I Could Have A Super Power

    I am not going to even try and pretend that I am not completely brain dead today. I just got back from Dragon*Con in Atlanta and it was AWESOME! It was seriously the most fun I have had at a convention. Ever. I am now a mushy pile of exhaustion and happy and so today’s AI is going to be…

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  • EventsPhoto of 5 Reasons to Go to Dragon*Con

    5 Reasons to Go to Dragon*Con

    I am supposed to be working right now but I am a REBEL! Instead, I am going to tell what I think are the top 5 reasons to go to Dragon*Con this weekend. Don’t like that? Tell it to my newly forming robot army. It may not look too tough now, but I saw it making plans with the bathroom…

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