Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Phone Scams, Earplugs, New Snake Discovered, and Fossilized Monkey Teeth

Vishing and smishing makes bank. (via Ars Technica) You need earplugs at concerts. (via NPR) Terrifying danger noodle stabs sideways. (via The Geek) Fossilized monkey teeth in Kenya. (via phys.og)F Featured image credit via flickr

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: History of Wifi Security, Republican Women and Sexism, White Women and Conservatism, and Ancient Polynesian Tattoos

History of wifi security protocols. (via Ars Technica) Most republican women don’t consider systemic sexism a big issue. You don’t say.(via TheMarySue) White women and conservatism. (via The Guardian) 2700 year old Polynesian tattoo kit. (via livescience) Featured image credit: Miniyo73 via flickr

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: DST is Good, House Plant Myths, Wrestling While Female, and the Straight Dope on Tetanus

Daylight Savings Time isn’t your enemy. Standard Time is. (via Slate) Sorry, your house plants aren’t making the air in your home cleaner. (via The Atlantic) Colorado high school wrestler is frustrated when boys refuse to wrestle her. (via NPR) Rust doesn’t really have anything to do with tetanus. (via …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: All-Woman Spacewalking Team, the Weight of a Galaxy, Type D Killer Whales, and Citogenesis

The first all-woman spacewalking team is finally happening! (via Gizmodo) How much does our galaxy weigh? (via D-brief) “Type D” killer whales have been found near Cape Horn. (via NPR) The internet has a “citogenesis” problem. (via Slate) Featured image credit: ESO/S. Brunier

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Science

Science

Today I Made the World a Better Place

I got a flu shot.  I made it slightly easier for people with compromised immune systems to exist in public spaces.     Featured image credit Yaniv Ben Arie via flickr

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Religion

Religion and Spirituality

The Qur’an: a Readthrough. Juz 1 and Surah 2, verses 30-72

Continued from here It’s been some time. Life doesn’t stop happening. At verse 30 of Surah 2 we have a mythological history of the world, sorta kinda similar to Genesis. But different.  Starting out right away we have an argument between God and the Angels. Behold, thy Lord said to …

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Feminism

FeminismPop CultureTelevision

Doctor Who is being played by a woman; Sci-Fi ruined forever

After 54 years of men exclusively playing the alien known as ‘Doctor Who’ Jodie Whittaker will be taking on the role as the first woman to do so. Predictably this has not gone down well. After the announcement the wave of hateful comments poured in, which is not to say …

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