Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: BDSM Sex Robots, Biased AIs, Bogus Homeopathy Data gets published, and Women Play Guitars

BDSM sex robots and the first law of robotics. (via Gizmodo) The biased AI amazon built for recruiting. (via BusinessInsider) Bogus homeopathy data published in a major journal. (via Ars Technica) Instrument makers realize women also play guitars. (via NPR) Featured image credit: Raven via flickr

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Out of Control Climate, Finding the Heliopause, Political Taylor Swift, and the Danger of Flexibility Without Strength

The latest UN climate change report is alarming. (via Vox) Scientists think that Voyager 2 is nearing the edge of the solar system. (via Gizmodo) Taylor Swift made Republicans and white nationalists sad by announcing that she supports Democrats for the Senate and House. (via Rolling Stone) Is it possible …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Fitbit Data as Evidence, Migrants as they Wish to be Seen, the Consequences of Rape, and Suggested Responses to the Kavanaugh Confirmation

Fitbit data used in murder case. (via Ars Technica) Photographing migrants as they wish to be seen. (via NPR) Consequences for rapists vs consequences for victims of rape. (via Washington Post) 5 things you can do in response to the Kavanaugh Confirmation. (via TheMarySure) Featured image credit: Gadgetmac via flickr

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Expanding the Use of the HPV Vaccine, Nobel Peace Prize, Human Feet, and Kavanaugh Confirmed

The HPV vaccine has been approved for people age 27 to 45. (via The New York Times) The Nobel Peace Prize goes to anti-rape activists. (via BBC) What makes the human foot special? (via Scientific American) Brett Kavanaugh is our problem now. (via Jezebel) Featured image credit: au_tiger01 via Flickr

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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

Foretelling Saturday: Better Randomness and More Options

Fridays keep getting away from me, so I must sacrifice alliteration sometimes just for the sake of getting some post any post up. Last week I tried using an internet site to randomly generate a Bible verse. Not only was the verse about me being able to get a boat 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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