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    Ambition, Alcoholism, and Alias Investigations: Jessica Jones Review

    Now that Jessica Jones has been out long enough for everyone else to have finished it and for me to have made it through my second run through, it seems appropriate to give it a write up, as it takes an ambitious swing at tackling many of the diversity issues that have plagued Marvel properties since they began making movies.…

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    Skepchick Sundaylies: Werewolves, Gay Wizards, Problematic Music, and Disability as a Feminist Issue

    Sunday Funny: Broadside Ballads (via Hark! A Vagrant) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 116: Relativistic Doppler Shift Mindy’s back and she has special relativity in tow. Cryptophile: Werewolves Eddy discusses the plausibility of werewolves. DBT Skills: Adulting! Olivia explains why it’s important to take care of yourself in very basic ways. Escéptica Gods! Lugh (en español) Silvia continues introducing…

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  • Meta StuffPhoto of Skechick Sundaylies: Being Too Girly, Bach Flowers, Lab Dynamics, Birth Safety, and Being the Sweaky Wheel

    Skechick Sundaylies: Being Too Girly, Bach Flowers, Lab Dynamics, Birth Safety, and Being the Sweaky Wheel

    Sunday Funny: Solar Collector (via Tree Lobsters!) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 101: Wave Energy and Intensity Mindy learns explains the relationship between waves and energy. Like a Girl Eddy is going to be who he is, whether you think he’s being too girly or not. The Ethics of Doing Business with the Religious Is it OK to do…

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  • FeminismPhoto of Bad Chart Thursday: Not Misogyny

    Bad Chart Thursday: Not Misogyny

    This post is not about misogyny. This post is not about Elliot Rodger. Those sentences I just wrote? They also are not about misogyny or Elliot Rodger. If you think they are, then you are claiming they do not contain the words “this” or “post” or “not” or “about.” You can’t have it both ways, people. Here’s a list of…

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  • Meta StuffPhoto of Skepchick Sundaylies: Montessori, Human Sacrifice, Creationism, and the Debut of Skeptability!

    Skepchick Sundaylies: Montessori, Human Sacrifice, Creationism, and the Debut of Skeptability!

    Everyone! Welcome our shiny new sister site Skeptability in the Skepchick Family! Sunday Funny: Science Works. Sometimes. (via Twisted Doodles) Teen Skepchick Treating Depression is Not Medicalizing Sadness Depression and sadness are not the same thing. The Physics Philes, lesson 98: The Most Important Equation in All of Physics Who knew that wave velocity and acceleration would be so important?…

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    You Can’t Fix What You Can’t See

    Content notice: suicidal thoughts. “I can’t wait until you get sick so that I can take care of you,” a former partner joked once, when I brought him soup because he had a cold. Taking care of our loved ones is among the most rewarding parts of a relationship. It can be hard to remember to find new ways to…

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    Doctors vs Orgasms

    Doctors, hey, can I talk to you for a minute? As a patient? Because I think it’s time we had a chat. See, docs (is it okay if I call you “docs”? I’d like to think we’re all friends here.), I’ve been having some trouble with one of your own. I mean, overall she’s great, but on this one thing,…

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    ICYMI: December 22 – December 28 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 79: That’s So Derivative Mindy continues learning about simple harmonic motion, with a brief calculus review. Skepticism as Survival It doesn’t fix everything, but skepticism has been a powerful tool in Grimalkin’s fight against depression. The Implications of Santa’s Race By pitting White Santa vs Black Santa, we’re ignoring all the other races Santa…

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