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  • Meta StuffPhoto of Skepchick Sundaylies: Rape Culture, Trans* Tales, Ovulation, Tenure, and the Patriarchy of Surnames

    Skepchick Sundaylies: Rape Culture, Trans* Tales, Ovulation, Tenure, and the Patriarchy of Surnames

    Sunday Funny: Astronaut Vandalism (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 99: I Have a Need. A Need for Wave Speed! Mindy learns one way to calculate wave speed. On the Nonexistence of Anything Creepy: Network Edition Elizabeth finds evidence of rape culture where you least expect it. Mad Art Lab A Series of Black and White Portraits from…

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  • SciencePhoto of The Female Athlete Triad: Not As Fun As it Sounds

    The Female Athlete Triad: Not As Fun As it Sounds

    Content notice: eating disorders. “Have you ever heard of the Female Athlete Triad?” I know what my new doctor’s about to say as soon as I hear the words “female athlete.” Having struggled with the ghosts of an eating disorder throughout my twelve-year running history, I get asked if I’m aware of the world’s best-named collection of ailments at least…

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  • SkepticismPhoto of ICYMI: August 26 – September 1 on the Skepchick Network

    ICYMI: August 26 – September 1 on the Skepchick Network

    I have taken time out of my lazy Labor Day weekend to put together this list of sweet, sweet Skepchick Network posts. Just for you. I think you’ll like it.

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    Talk About Gluten

    There has been a lot of media hype recently surrounding gluten. Practically every packaged food product that can list “gluten free” now does. What we need is a medical doctor who specializes in weight loss and nutrition to help us understand what is really going on. So I hopped in the Skepchick-super-jet to find the perfect person to answer some…

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  • Rationality Goes out the Window When it Comes to Food

    Some topics are challenging to approach from a rational perspective. Especially experiential topics: food, love, and music, for example. Although rationality has a place in all three, only a vulcan would put the science before the sensual. Since the 1980s, dietary guidelines have shown that eating fruits, vegetables, & whole grains and avoiding refined sugars & saturated fats can help…

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  • Granola and Masturbation

    This post about the history of granola has been deemed Too Hot for Adsense! You can now read it here.

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