Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Millennials and the Economy, Eels Up Noses, Warm-Blooded Ichthyosaur, and Saturn and Its Oddball Moon

The economy killed Millennials. (via The Atlantic) Eels are being found up monk seals’ noses and no one knows why. (via Atlas Obscura) There is evidence that the ichthyosaur was warm-blooded. (via Dead Things) Saturn’s moons have Earth-like water. Well…most of them. (via D-brief) Featured image credit: NASA Goddard Space …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Ocasio-Cortez on Staff Salaries, Medieval Plague Travels, Senators Convinced of Saudi Prince’s Guilt, and Forced Hugging

Ocasio-Cortez, with whom I am falling madly in love, criticizes congress for employing unpaid interns. (via Business Insider) Mapping plague bacteria. (via Ars Technica) US Senators convinced Saudi Prince behind journalist murder. (via NPR) Forced hugging: it is a thing in corporations. Somehow. (via themarysue) Featured image credit:NIAID via flickr

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Tumblr’s Porn Ban, New Gravitational Wave Detections, the Lack of an AIDS Vaccine, and Black Hole Fountains

Tumblr’s porn pan shows who controls what we see online. (via Wired) There are new gravitational wave detections, including the most distant black hole collisions ever! (via Scientific American) Why don’t we have an AIDS vaccine? (via The Crux) Rethinking what the matter around black holes looks like. (via D-brief) …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Influential Films, Presidential Funerals, the Brightness of the Observable Universe, and a Database of Fugitive Slave Ads

Wizard of Oz is the most influential film of all time. (via Ars Technica) Presidential funerals, an overview. (via NPR) Measuring the brightness of the universe. (via Engadget) A database of fugitive slave ads from Cornell.  (via hyperallergic) featured image credit:Hades2k 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

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

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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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