olympics

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    It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Refugee Nation, Naked Trump, Singing Your Love for Calculus, and more!

    Sunday Funny: Resting Geek Face. (via Wondermark) Teen Skepchick Awesome Sauce Music Friday: I Love Calculus The Joan Jett/math crossover you didn’t know you needed. Mad Art Lab Make It Stranger Stranger Things meets typography to make the perfect nostalgia storm. Do You Have a Flag? The Olympics put a spotlight on refugee athletes, and now they have a flag…

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  • Skepticism

    ICYMI: August 5 – August 11 on the Skepchick Network

    Now that the Olympics are over, I can stop pretending like I want to get in shape. Which means that I can sit in front of my computer reading blog posts guilt-free. And you – yes, you! – get the benefit, dear readers, because I have compiled a list of some of the best stuff you missed last week on…

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  • Skepticism

    ICYMI: July 29 – August 4 on the Skepchick Network

    If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably neglected blog reading this week by spending all your time watching the Olympics and wondering if it would be a good idea to take up swimming. Don’t worry. I’ve got your back. Here are some of the highlights from the Skepchick Network.

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  • I Hate the Olympics

    There, I said it. To be fair, for the most part I am completely ambivalent to the Olympics — I don’t watch, I don’t discuss it around the water cooler, and I don’t scan the sports section of the paper to see how many medals “we” have won (“we” is odd because I had nothing to do with it and…

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  • Technology. Is it Sporting?

    Apparently Japanese contenders for Olympic swimming medals are in a tizzy because British swimwear manufacturer Speedo has developed a swimsuit which, it is claimed, is responsible for the breaking of thirty-seven swimming records since February. The bodysuit, called the LZR Racer, ‘sucks the muscles into perfect shape for swimming’ and repels water to reduce drag, and was developed with NASA.…

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