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    Quickies: Stunning Astronomy paired with Cute Animal Friday

    No intro this time… just the stories! The MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa catches our galaxy’s supermassive black hole “blowing bubbles” in an image that I find stunning from a technical standpoint AND beautifully ethereal. (If you want to get really nerdy, a freely-available preprint of the scientific journal article can be found on arXiv.) Remember ‘Oumuamua, the asteroid…

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  • Meta Stuff

    It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Christian Advertising, Amazing Supergirl Cosplay, Pies You Can Make with Your Kiddos, and more!

    Sunday Funny: What it’s like. (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) Teen Skepchick Constructive Criticism: Christian Advertising Elizabeth comes up with some ways Christians might be better able to convert people. Mad Art Lab The Mysteries of Antikythera The mystery of the Anthikythera Mechanism was thought to be unsolvable…until it wasn’t. When Memory Has Gone: The Neuroscience of Suzanne Corkin Much…

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  • Science

    The Memory of Water

    This post was originally posted over on Mad Art Lab and serves as your periodic reminder to visit the Lab to see what happens when you mix artists, critical thinkers and scientists together. (Hint: You get something awesome.) Now please enjoy my interpretation, both in text and in paint of The Memory of Water. ______________ The main premise behind the…

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  • Skepticism

    ICYMI: December 23 – December 29 on the Skepchick Network

    Happy New Year’s Eve, everybody! You know the best way to gear up for 2013? By checking out what you missed over Christmas on the Skepchick Network. Then, if you’re like me, you’ll fall asleep on the couch at 9 pm. YOLO. Teen Skepchick Discovering the Real Reason for the Holiday Season Lauren experiences a “traditional” Christmas season for the…

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