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    Cross-post: Hail to the Queen – interview with Simone Giertz

    This post (in swedish) was originally published at Skepchick.se Simone Giertz is a Swedish inventor, a youtube sensation, and the queen of creating amazing – yet somewhat impractical – robots. Some call them shitty, but I think they’re great. Who wouldn’t like a robot that feeds you cereal? Or washes your hair? Or one that wakes you in the morning by…

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    ICYMI: January 12 – January 18 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick Danica McKellar’s Fun Little Bites of Mathy Goodness Elisheba reviews Math Bites, the new web series aimed at getting girls interested in math. Will You Be Disappointed in Me? Olivia pinpoints one of the hardest things about being a millennial. Why Skepticism Needs Social Justice, and a Call to Arms Grim argues that not only does skepticism benefit…

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    ICYMI: December 29 – January 4 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 80: Oscillation, Conservation, Physics-ification! Mindy thinks about oscillation in terms of energy. Guest Post: Barbie the Feminist Former Teen Skepchick contributor Elles explores the feminist themes in Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse. Triggers: What They Are, What To Do Have you seen posts with “trigger warnings” but are confused by what that means? Olivia…

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    ICYMI: December 15 – December 21 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick Improving Our Inclusivity (and Vocabulary!) Regarding Ableism New Teen Skekpchick contributor Grimalkin argues that ableist language has no place in skepticism. Customary Introductory Post Get to know another new Teen Skepchick contributor, Elisheba! What is a Good Person? Putting belief in God over actually helping other people does not automatically confer onto you “good person” status. Mad Art…

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    ICYMI: December 8 – December 14 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 77: Return of Hooke’s Law Mindy continues her lessons in periodic motion. Mad Art Lab Lab Track: Make a Circuit with Me Ashley highlights a song from the 1970s that makes extensive use of electrical engineering imagery. A Brief Overview of Last Night’s Twitter Fiasco and Why Blocking is Important Elizabeth explains why changes…

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    ICYMI: December 1 – December 7 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 76: Oscillation Vacation Mindy starts learning about periodic motion. Suspension of Disbelief: Day of the Doctor Olivia reviews the 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor Who. Mad Art Lab Cursebrand – Chapter 16 Ryan’s fantasy novel continues… Getting Groped – Gender Bias and Gender Bending Ryan discusses the physical harassment he experienced as Slave Leo.…

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    ICYMI: November 24 – November 30 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 75: Physics and Biology! Living Together! In Space! Mindy explores what apparent weightlessness is and what happens to the human body in sustained weightlessness. Suspension of Disbelief: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire Olivia reviews the second installment of the Hungar Games franchise. Mad Art Lab Sagan Day 2013 Repost – We All Live on…

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    ICYMI: November 17 – November 23 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 74: The Motion of Planets Mindy reviews the three laws of planetary motion. Speak Your Mind: Mars v. Saturn NASA is facing tough budget decisions. Which planet should we continue to explore? Mad Art Lab Happy Sloth Day and Merry Slothmas Amy celebrates Sloth Day with art! Art Inquisition: What’s that Sound? What makes…

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