Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday: I Got that Flow

This showed up in my FB news feed and it makes me very very happy.  Not exactly accurate in all places, but non euphemistic, and makes me happy with its approach specifically to men who just don’t want to know anything about it. Featured image credit: Connor Gaston via flickr

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Streets Red with Blood, Suicide Contagion, High Heels, and Bandwidth to the Rich

Answering the question of how many people have to die to make the streets run red. (via Stack Exchange) The science behind suicide contagion (via NYT) Employers in the UK can continue to force female employees to wear heels.  (via Telegraph) AT&T deploys fiber to the rich, ignores the low …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Male Victims of Domestic Violence, Wedding Cake, Why Good AIs go Bad, and the Bubble Islands of Titan

Sheltering male victims of domestic violence (via Femalista) History of wedding cake. (via NPR) Why AIs become racist and sexist. (via Ars Technica) Islands on Titan may justbe bubbles. (via phys.org) Featured image credit: Kimberly Vardeman via flickr. 

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: School Lunches, Prison Computers, Marathoning while Female, and Russian Terminator Robots

Prison ceiling computing. (via BBC) Russia is not sending a terminator robot to the space. This is one of the most disappointing headlines ever. (via Ars Technica) Forcing schools to write down their lunch policies (via NPR) The first woman who ran the Boston Marathon was attacked for it.(via the Mary Sue) Featured …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Venusian Tectonics, Global Health Facts, Stephen Hawking on Economic Inequality, and Aleister Crowley Reads Poetry

Venus may have plate tectonics but without the plate part. (via Ars Technica) Facts about global health. (via NPR) Interview with Stephen Hawking about inequality. (via The Intellectualist) Aleister Crowley reads occult poetry, because of course he does, in the only known recording of his voice. (via Open Culture) Featured …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Google and the Wage Gap, Adult Toy Security, Whitewashing Black Characters, and Ghost in the Shell

Adult toy fails penetration test.  In addition to being the best headline ever, it is a reminder that there are security issues in our internet of things. (via the Register) White actors portraying black characters. (via The Huffington Post) Getting Ghost in the Shell wrong. (via Ars Technica) The Dept of Labor …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Misquoting, Protecting Against LGBT Discrimination with the Civil Rights Act, Unvaccinated Flu Deaths, and Warrantless Electronic Searches

Misattributing quotes. (via NPR) 7th Circuit court rules that the civil rights act of 1964 also protects LGBT people from discrimination. (via APNews) Today in obvious news, most child flu deaths are because the children were unvaccinated. (via CTV news) Proposing regulation to protect electronics from warrantless searches at the …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Declining Birth Weight, Declining Child Mortality, the Bridge Collapse in Atlanta, and Constellations the Tabletop Game

Fear of nuclear power leading to decreased birth weight, because coal. (via Ars Technica) Declining child mortality (via NPR) NASA is making a tabletop game! (via Space.com) How to rebuild the collapsed bridge in Atlanta, like, now.  (via Wired) Featured image credit: buttermilktoast via flickr

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