Religion and SpiritualitySkepticism

Reason is the Reason for the Season

The holidays are upon us, and once again we are overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of the season. Many cultures and religions throughout history celebrate the winter solstice.  If you’re curious, here’s a list from Wikipedia.  According to Wikipedia, “winter solstice occurs at the instant when the Sun’s position …

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Alternative MedicineSkepticism

Super Awesome Code of Skeptic Confrontation

Vy’s tea party question really got me thinking about all the times that I have caused more harm than good while being skeptical and the reasons why. It seemed to me that sometimes I’ve been to blame for most of the negative feedback regarding my comments towards other people’s pseudoscientific …

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PsychicsScience

Official Sitcom of Skeptics?

Every Monday night (when I do not have a test or other school assignment that needs doing) I sit down with a glass of chocolate silk milk, kick back and geek out to watch ABC’s “The Big Bang Theory.” After the opening scene cracks me up, I get treated to …

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Skepticism

Geeky Thanksgiving Facts

Here are some nerdy facts and videos that I found via Google.

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ScienceSkepticism

Happy Mole Day!

It’s Mole Day. A day we celebrate Avogadro’s wonderful number 6.02 x 10^23.  And I am exactly 58 minutes late of the 6:02 of October (10) 23rd. I have a treat for you all. Last year two of my classmates made this wonderful song to the tune of The Can …

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Religion and SpiritualityScienceSkepticism

Make The Tent Bigger!

First off I want to apologize for not posting as often as I’d like. I have been very busy with fall soccer, calculus, anatomy and physiology, etc. But soccer is almost over and once again, making the playoffs unfortunately seems unlikely. So that will give me more time. Anyway on …

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Skepticism

A little follow up post to high school hierarchy.

I guess I need to explain what I meant with the “laughing at freshman” comment. Freshman hazing is a bit different in my school. Laughing at freshman is literally as far as it goes. No one, at least in my social circle (which is the entire school, only about 300 …

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Skepticism

What Hurts The Most

Even though I am a rational teen, I occasionally have my “teen moments.” For example, I just went to see a Taylor Swift/Rascal Flatts concert where I screamed the entire time. However, yours truly was not paying attention when she was getting ready for the concert and ended up wearing …

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