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  • Meta Stuff

    It’s the Sundaylies, with Neuro-Accessibility, Cosplay Science, and Online Activism

    Sunday Funny: UV Flowers (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick Christianity and the Worth of People It’s that time of year when Elizabeth is reminded that she’s worthless without God. Mad Art Lab Materials Science for Cosplay 4 – Thermosets Ryan explains what thermosets are and how they can up your cosplay game. EL Wire for Beginners Robin explains how to make…

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  • Activism

    Online Harassers Prove My Point Yet Again

    This post and the video within contains NSFW language and discussion of online harassment and rape and death threats. Because of course it does! Can you even believe it? I know, I know, we should be skeptical of outrageous claims but it’s TOTALLY true. We STILL GET VICIOUS HATE MAIL ABOUT COFFEE AND ELEVATORS. STILL. TODAY. Yup. I brought up…

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  • Events

    Art For Skepticon

    My favorite events are events that include art in the mix. And SkeptiCon in Missouri is doing just that! The planners found an extra room at the hotel where they are having their annual FREE conference that focuses on skepticism, atheism and science and they are letting us put art in it! WOOT! This year’s event has a planetary science…

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  • Activism

    SkeptiCon is Coming and a call to ARTISTS!

    It’s that time of year when the Midwest’s largest and only FREE skeptic and atheist conference takes place. That’s right, SkeptiCon is just around the corner and THIS year it’s gonna be even better than ever. Why? Because THIS year they are letting me organize an art show! WOOOOOT! Skepticon 7 is the weekend of November 21st–23rd 2014 and will…

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  • Events

    Giveaways? Prizes? Raffles? It Must Be Time for Skepticon!

    The legendary Skepticon is nigh. As always, the speaker roster is impressive and includes our very own Debbie and Rebecca. In addition, Rebecca and I will be participating in the Godless Perverts Story Hour. While going to it might be free from registration costs, running such a summit of awesome heathenishness isn’t free. With just over a month left, Skepticon is…

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  • Events

    EVENTS This Week—Carl Sagan Day, Imagine Science Film Festival & More!

    This weekend, people all over the world are celebrating Carl Sagan, the man who pointed out both that we are star stuff and that we are the residents of a tiny unimportant planet “tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.” Few scientists could capture so well both the nearly…

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  • Events

    EVENTS This Week—Skepticon, FTB/Skepchick Mashup SuperParty & MOAR!

    Happy Friday, skeptics! This week, we’re going to do things a little differently because (a) I am barely emerging from my candy coma; (b) next Friday is too late to write about that weekend’s Skepticon awesomeness; and (c) I am going to Skepticon! And I’ll see you there, right? RIGHT?!

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  • Activism

    A Quick Note on Speaking and Acting Up

    I just wanted to pop in and throw my support at Rebecca, Jen McCreight and all the other outspoken people who have been targeted with the ridiculous amounts of trolling and outright hate that we have seen escalate over the past few months. Did you guys hear how they posted my home address with a photo of where I live…

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