Well, I definitely missed the Friday Quickies this week. Oops. So let’s end the weekend by celebrating some Black joy and accomplishments in the wake of Juneteenth. (And, yes, these selections are totally biased towards my loves of Star Trek, astronomy, and fitness.) Listen to the amazing Nichelle Nichols talk about the era of blaxploitation in film and how Dr.…Read More »
Skepchick Sundaylies: Pick-Up Artists, Bad Costuming, Spanking, “Health Food,” and a Tobacco Tax…for kids!
Sunday Funny: Confirmation bias is for everyone. (via Wondermark; HT: Sociological Images) Teen Skepchick The Not So Beautiful Game Step 2: In Which a Good Stiff Motivational Speech Might Be in Order Elizabeth is finding out what it means to be a pick-up artists with her recurring discussion of ‘The Game.’ Modern Mythology: Turn on Your Brain Ali takes on…Read More »
Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 80: Oscillation, Conservation, Physics-ification! Mindy thinks about oscillation in terms of energy. Guest Post: Barbie the Feminist Former Teen Skepchick contributor Elles explores the feminist themes in Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse. Triggers: What They Are, What To Do Have you seen posts with “trigger warnings” but are confused by what that means? Olivia…Read More »