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    Quickies: Legos, Geese, Sheep Eyes, and Y’all…

    Hello, all! It’s been quiet around here… I don’t know about everyone else, but I’m already behind on grading and it’s week 2 of the semester. Hooray? Okay, here are some stories that have very little to do with anything big actually happening right now, but I do need a break so… The “Florence Y’all’s” is my favorite new baseball…

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  • Guest Bloggers

    Guest Post: On Being a Defiant Athlete

    Editor’s Note: Shaunta is back! And this time she is sending a message to her younger self, about regrets and growing up, and also the difference between an athlete and an exerciser.  *** If my life was reduced to data and stretched out in a timeline, there would be several delineating markers. Before and after my parents divorced when I…

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  • Activism

    Take A Walk

    Surly Amy here with some simple advice. Life got ya down? Feeling blue? Bored? No car? Sick of the internet? Nothing on TV? Just beat that video game? Hate all the people around you? The solution to all of those problems might be as simple as taking a walk. I know exercise is hard and not all of us can…

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  • Meta Stuff

    ICYMI: July 21-July 27 on the Skepchick Network

    Hello! I have exciting news. We’ve added a new Skepchick site! Well, OK. It has been around for a bit, but now it’s better! Let me re-introduce Skepchick Events! They aren’t just about promotional posts anymore. They live blog events and publish some kick ass interviews, so you should totally start checking them out on the reg. Teen Skepchick The…

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  • Science

    7-minutes of Science-based Super Fitness!

    It’s science. It’s right there in the name. The Scientific 7-minute Workout. SCIENTIFIC, PEOPLE! As in, REAL SCIENCE. It’s even in a journal. A science journal. Of workouts. You cannot argue with this. You work out for seven minutes and it’s even better than running 5 miles. Science says so. And so does everyone else on earth who doesn’t want…

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