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  • Meta Stuff

    It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Slicing Through Fake News, Fighting for Truth in the Age of Trump, Toys Dressed for Lab Work, and more!

    Sunday Funny: The Math Professor’s Lemma. (via SMBC) Mad Art Lab Fake News? Take a Razor to It. Amy’s art reminds us that the simplest explanation for something is often the best explanation. Astronomy Cast Podcraft and Review Ryan makes a replica of the golden record on board the Voyager space probes. Science is Not the Enemy Important reminder: Despite…

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  • Feminism

    Ghostbusters Just Fulfilled a Bit of My Childhood

    Me: “Oh my god oh my god 5-year-old me would have lost her MIND if she saw this Ghostbusters movie with ladies in it!” Him: “Well, 30-something-year-old you did just lose her mind.” Summer 1984. A young woman in New York is very pregnant and looking to escape the heat. She’d like a good laugh while she’s at it. So she goes…

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  • Featured

    Girls and Boys with Science Toys

    I’ve just come back from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. I was wowed and stunned by the amazing projects and smart young men and women from all over the world doing science and engineering of all kinds. On the way to the airport, I check in online to find that science is once again being described as “boys with…

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  • Feminism

    Ask Surly Amy: Non Gendered Toys For Those Noisy Neighborhood Kids

    Hey Amy, My wife and I live in kind of a poor neighborhood, and we’re sort of well-off by comparison. While we’re not friends with our neighbors, we’re fond of the local kids, who are loud but kind of sweet and open and friendly. We don’t and can’t have any kids of our own. Last year we had an excuse…

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  • Christmas Tees!

    I promise, soon I’ll talk about at least one thing that’s not vaccine related. Really, I’m actually into other things… I’ll even take requests for other topics. Hey! I have an idea! Instead of vaccines, let’s talk about Christmas! You know what would be a great Christmas present? A Hug Me! I’m Vaccinated T shirt! The Women Thinking Free has…

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