Game of Thrones

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    A Storm of Chemistry

    Moon tea offers the women of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond The Wall some control* over their lives – a rarity in a series. This herbal tea is a birth control method, implied – or explicitly stated – to be an abortifacient. In George R.R. Martin’s The Storm of Swords, a recipe for moon tea is given by Lady Lysa as “…tansy and…

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    Cover Letter Requesting Employment at Tyrion Lannister’s Winery

    To Lord Tyrion Lannister of Meereen, advisor to Daenerys Stormborn, The Unburnt; Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar, and of the First Men Queen; Queen of Meereen; Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea; Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons: I am writing to offer my services as oenological consultant to your recently announced project, The Imp’s Delight. You mentioned…

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    Cosplay SkepchickCON-Style

    Another SkepchickCON has come to a close and this year was one of the best ever. As usual, our merry band of Skepchick Network contributors walked the halls of CONvergence in some top notch cosplay. Mad Art Lab‘s Beth realized two nights before SkepchickCON that she had not put together a cosplay yet. She made a Target run and ended up…

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  • Meta StuffPhoto of Skepchick Sundaylies: Neuroembryology, Mayan Gods, Summer Break, Slightly Used Trumpets, and Game of Thrones

    Skepchick Sundaylies: Neuroembryology, Mayan Gods, Summer Break, Slightly Used Trumpets, and Game of Thrones

    Sunday Funny: Where is Everybody? (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 100: Need for Wave Speed II Mindy marks her 100th Physics Philes with a discussion of wave speed Mad Art Lab Today, I Solved the Internet [With honest enthusiasm] Ryan solved the internet. Neuroembryology in Wartime: Rita Levi-Montalcini and the Discovery Of Nerve Growth Factor Dale tells…

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  • FeaturedPhoto of Game of Thrones Recap: Season 4, Episode 1

    Game of Thrones Recap: Season 4, Episode 1

    Content Note: Rape, incest, homophobia, gendered insults, potential anorexia, sleep disorders Spoiler’s From Last Night’s Episode Ahead Original article by Courtney Caldwell cross posted from Mad Art Lab Fresh from last season’s crowd-surfing, white savior finale (and just as our hearts were beginning to heal after the Red Wedding), Game of Thrones is back for more action, incest, and just plain weird-ass…

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    Misogyny and Game of Thrones (SPOILERS and TRIGGER WARNINGS FOR EVERYTHING!)

    I caught up on Game of Thrones (the TV show) last night and I had the exact same reaction as the rest of the Internet so there’s really no need to go into the specifics, there. From here on out, assume lots of spoilers up to the Season 3 episode The Rains of Castamere, though no spoilers for the books…

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    ICYMI: May 26 – June 1 on the Skepchick Network

    I’ve done it again. I’ve compiled a list of some of the most awesome things that happened last week on the Skepchick Network. It’s just a little gift from me to you. Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: The Great Gatsby Katie reviews the new movie based on the classic novel. Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality Katie approves of…

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  • SkepticismPhoto of ICYMI: September 16 – September 22 on the Skepchick Network

    ICYMI: September 16 – September 22 on the Skepchick Network

    Happy Monday! I feel like it’s been forever since I’ve seen you! Well here’s a little gift to get your week started off right. Have a great day!

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