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  • PoliticsPhoto of Bad Chart Thursday: How Trump Sees Voters

    Bad Chart Thursday: How Trump Sees Voters

    In response to an argument no one was making, a Trump supporter gifted everyone on a Facebook thread with this week’s featured chart. I think it was secretly a cry for help because it (unintentionally?) mocks Trump. Here’s the chart in question: The top of the chart is not credited, although it resembles a US government agency pie chart, such…

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  • QuickiesPhoto of Quickies: A controversial moment, a vicious proposal, a ridiculous claim, and a potty mouth

    Quickies: A controversial moment, a vicious proposal, a ridiculous claim, and a potty mouth

    Welcome to your Friday Quickies! Brandt Jean’s Act Of Grace Toward His Brother’s Killer Sparks A Debate Over Forgiving – NPR does a pretty good job of capturing a wide array of voices, specifically black voices, commenting on this controversial moment. You all heard how the Trump administration actually considered a gorram alligator-filled moat for a border wall, right? The…

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  • ParentingPhoto of Cross-Post: Don’t Like. Don’t Share. Don’t Comment. Don’t Pray.

    Cross-Post: Don’t Like. Don’t Share. Don’t Comment. Don’t Pray.

    Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Deek and originally featured on Grounded Parents. A link to the whole article, where you can leave comments, is at the bottom.  ****** You may have seen it in your Facebook news feed: a picture of a mother in the NICU cradling her baby surrounded by medical equipment, a smiling child with down…

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  • FeminismPhoto of Cross-Post: Family Meme Time

    Cross-Post: Family Meme Time

    The following post was written by AJ at Queereka. To read the full article and comment, head over to Queereka. What do you do when a normally cool close family member sends you an obnoxious meme? My Dad and I send each other gross and funny stuff off the internet all the time. We’re close, and share a similar wicked sense…

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  • Meta StuffPhoto of Skepchick Sundaylies! Phone Judgment, Secular Christmas, Plankton and Galaxies, Asexual Nudes, and Gendered Kid Clothing

    Skepchick Sundaylies! Phone Judgment, Secular Christmas, Plankton and Galaxies, Asexual Nudes, and Gendered Kid Clothing

    Sunday Funny: Recursion (via Manfeels Park) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 122: Heat of the Sublime Mindy explores what happens when water melts and boils. DBT Skills: Chillaxin Olivia explains how focusing on one thing that makes you feel good can help diffuse a stressful situation. The Inevitable Judgment Against Phones Elizabeth has had just about enough of your…

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  • Meta StuffPhoto of Skepchick Sundaylies: Climate Change Bummer, the Second Temple, Summer Vacation, and GMOs

    Skepchick Sundaylies: Climate Change Bummer, the Second Temple, Summer Vacation, and GMOs

    Sunday Funny: Everything at Manfeels Park Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 102: Reflections Mindy learns more and more about mechanical waves, like what happens when they bounce off a barrier Mad Art Lab A Web, Not a Road: The Anthropology of Margaret Mead Dale writes, “There is hardly a name in science more encrusted with bad faith generalizations and well-meaning…

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  • Afternoon InquisitionPhoto of AI: Satire and Spreading Memes

    AI: Satire and Spreading Memes

    I have been reading about internet memes and how and why derivative and satirical works get spread on the internet in preparation for a panel I am going to be on at CONvergence/SkepchickCon next week. It is an interesting topic I had never thought that deeply about. I am not looking at the comparison of memes to actual genetics as…

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  • Meta StuffPhoto of ICYMI: May 5 – May 11 on the Skepchick Network

    ICYMI: May 5 – May 11 on the Skepchick Network

    Heeeeeeey. I compiled some Skepchick Network posts for you to nosh on. Just some stuff I thought you’d like. NBD. Enjoy. Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: Iron Man 3 Eddy reviews the latest Tony Stark adventure. Why I Go to the Chiropractor Olivia goes to a chiropractor and she doesn’t care what you think about it. Cultural Attitudes Toward Atheism…

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