Quickies

  • Skepchick Quickies, 12.20

    The best science of 2010. Why Prince Charles is too dangerous to be king. (From appleman.) The least christmasy Christmas things. (From cerebus40.) Help declare ‘corrective rape’ a hate-crime in South Africa. (From Luciano.) DIY Darwin ornament.

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  • Skepchick Quickies, 12.13

    Ice-Age reptile extinctions provide a glimpse of likely responses to human-caused climate change. (From Rosaire.) People in jobs traditionally held by the other sex are judged more harshly for mistakes (From Amberjoy.) Is your operating system a girl? (From cerberus40.) This looks like something we need to look into claims that the H1N1 vaccine caused more miscarriages. (From Katie.)

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  • Skepchick Quickies, 12.8

    Does sexing up mathematics compute? Erin at Tattooed Science thinks so. Religion’s benefit to humans has nothing to do with a god. (From Mark.) The stay-at-home daughters movement. (From Stephanie.) Help Skeptic North vote on the best Canadian contributions to critical thinking and skepticism.

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  • Skepchick Quickies, 12.6

    Some UFOs may be ball lightning caused by fireball meteors. (From Jay.) On Hedy Lamarr, the gorgeous geek genius who helped invent the cell phone. NYT says, when it comes to marriage, smart women are their own worst enemies. Kari Byron: busting myths about working moms.

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  • Skepchick Quickies, 12.1

    Computer game makes you a genetic scientist. (From cerebus40.) VA lawmaker claims TSA pat-downs are part of a “wide-scale homosexual agenda.” (From Infinite Monkey.) Heroes of sciences ornaments. (From jes3ica.) Why mentors matter for women in technology.

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  • Skepchick Quickies, 11.29

    A woman in Spain claims to now own the sun. Saudi women sue male guardians who stop marriage. (From Chasmosaur.) Nike harnesses ‘Girl Effect’ again. Sad truth. (From Mark.)

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  • Skepchick Quickies, 11.24

    New study finds evidence for precognition. A Texas Walgreen pharmacy refuses to sell Plan B to men. Geek Feminism is collecting recommendations of good histories of women in science. How to encourage women in Linux. Applicable to many another field as well. Vaccinate your kids.

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  • Skepchick Quickies, 11.22

    The Royal Society’s lost women scientists. Are there differences in the way boys game and the way girls game? In case your objection to vaccines was the pain a needle caused, they’ve working on that, too. (From Katherine.) The United Nations has removed a plea for lesbians, gays and bisexuals not to be executed.

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