Events

  • Science

    Procrastinator’s Guide to the Solar Eclipse

    I love to procrastinate. Actually, no. I hate it. But my brain is just SO good at getting me into that mode. So I totally understand if you are just now realizing that one of the biggest astronomical events of a lifetime is happening just a few days from now. If you’re not already tuned in to all things astronomy,…

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  • Events

    Skeptics Under the Stars 2013

    When last October rolled around, I’m sure a lot of you were really sad that you didn’t hear anything about our annual star party camping trip Skeptics Under the Stars. You probably assumed we just weren’t doing it anymore and put your tent back in storage. Well, I’m here to tell you that we did not forget or cancel it!…

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    EVENTS This Week—Skepticon, FTB/Skepchick Mashup SuperParty & MOAR!

    Happy Friday, skeptics! This week, we’re going to do things a little differently because (a) I am barely emerging from my candy coma; (b) next Friday is too late to write about that weekend’s Skepticon awesomeness; and (c) I am going to Skepticon! And I’ll see you there, right? RIGHT?!

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  • Events

    EVENTS This Week: Marian Call, Ben Radford & More!

    You really have no excuse for not going out this week. Except those of you on house arrest. (But there’s even something for you near the end of this post.) A variety of skeptical, humanist, atheist, sciencey stuff is going on this week—from Marian Call’s last concert before leaving for Europe to Ben Radford’s talk on his experiences as a…

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  • Events

    Come See Me at Sex & Secularism in Montreal!

    Good news! The Canadian Humanists are hosting what’s sure to be a fascinating, entertaining conference called Sex and Secularism in Montreal next weekend, August 3-5. Better news! I’ll be there, along with badass mofos like Maryam Namazie, Greta Christina, Andrew Copson, and Humanist of the Year Sue Johanson, who many of you may know as the hilarious lady with the…

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  • Science

    See the Venus Transit

    As Skepchick’s token astronomer*, I feel it is my duty to inform you dear readers of all the awesome cosmological things that are happening in the universe. You may have already heard that a very rare, twice in a lifetime event is happening this Tuesday/Wednesday, the transit of Venus across the Sun as viewed from Earth. I have all the…

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  • Activism

    Stand Up for Free Expression

    We here at Skepchick got an email from Maryam Namazie asking us to help promote an event being held in London on February 11 called: A Day to Defend Free Expression. Nothing could make us prouder than to endorse this event and ask you, our readers, to participate if you can, spread the word, and maybe even send them some…

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  • Surprise Thanksgiving Treat: NYC Drinking Skeptically Tonight!

    In a few hours, I’ll board a bus to take me from Boston to New York, where I plan to meet up with my favorite New York City skeptics at the Four-Faced Liar in the Village! I’ll be arriving a bit late (10pm with no traffic, but let’s face it, it’s the day before Thanksgiving), so I hope you all…

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