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    Skepchick Sundaylies! Hilbert’s Tenth Problem, Animal Superpowers, and Dating a Feminist

    Sunday Funny: Terry Pratchett (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick Ignorance Embraced with Neither Shame nor Gloating There’s nothing necessarily virtuous about knowing or not knowing about pop culture. Mad Art Lab Mad Art Cast Episode #4 Would a bunch of artist go live on Mars? What’s so cool about Ceres? Find out! Julia Robinson and the Cracking of Hilbert’s Tenth Problem…

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    Skepchick Sundaylies: Implausibility of Griffins, LGBTQ Homelessness, and Special Needs Pets

    Sunday Funny: Cure for Pants (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 113: Don’t Interfere (Or Do) Mindy explains wave interference. Cryptophile: Griffins Eddy starts his series on the plausibility – or implausibility – of the biology mythical creatures. The Not So Beautiful Game Step 4: In Which our Narrator Talks about Himself Elizabeth is even less impressed with…

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    ICYMI: Medical Illustrations, Popular Kids, Freedom of Speech, and Valentine’s Day

    Teen Skepchick The Difference between Banning and DDoS Private individuals are not required to give a platform for your speech. Speak Your Mind: Sochi or Bust Tell us your thoughts on the Winter Olympics! Thanks for Proving Our Point If you want to prove sexism doesn’t exist, stop being sexist. Mad Art Lab Wellcome Library Images and Finding My Inner…

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    Sunday AI: OMGWTF and Pets

    So, I was catching up on my news reading this morning, and stumbled across this horrific story. And seriously, it’s bad–don’t click this link unless you are prepared: Man Sets Woman on Fire in Elevator “Police are questioning a man in connection with the death of a New York City woman who was set on fire in the elevator of…

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  • Pets, Alt Med, and a Transgendered Cat

    Kristin in Toronto recently wrote in with the following question: . . . Anyway, the other day my hairdresser told me that she was going to start taking her 12-year-old dog to a chiropractor. “Really? They have doggy chiropractors?” I said, and she told me yes, they do, as well as doggy acupuncture and doggy naturopathy. She even suggested that…

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  • I have Pubic Lice in my Mailbox

    As much as that sounds like a euphemism, it isn’t. Remember the crazy guy who claims he has specially bred giant Japanese crab lice that don’t bite? And that they make great pets? (Like Sea Monkeys in Your Pants!) So, when I wrote about that, and how utterly full of shit that website is, I got an email from a…

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