Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Ancient Humans in Canada, Seeing Magnetic Fields, Most Distant Star Yet, and Robot Bees

Evidence of humans in Canada 13k years ago. (via Ars Technica) Birds can see magnetic fields.(via Techtimes) Most distant star yet seen! (via Space) NASA is sending robot bees to Mars for perfectly normal reasons. (via LiveScience) Featured image credit:DMcG via flickr

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Reality Checks: Strawberry-picking Robots, Disease-Resistant Frogs, Four-Eyed lizards, and Venusian Bacteria

Strawberry picking robots have some work to do. (via NPR) Frogs are evolving a disease resistance.  (via Ars Technica) Ancient four-eyed lizards. (via LiveScience) Venusian bacteria could well be a thing. (via Time) Featured image credit: Chris Luczkow

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Reality Checks: Human Organ Interstitium, Firefox vs Facebook, Falling Space Stations, and Acupuncture with Bees

We may have a new human organ. (via Ars Technica) Firefox is creating an extension to foil facebook tracking. (via Mashable) You probably won’t get hit by a piece of falling space station. (via Space) Acupuncture using live bees. (via The Washington Post) Featured image credit: AJC1 via flickr

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Reality Checks: Flat Earth Rocket Launch, Blind Cavefish and Insulin, Birth Control Apps, and Cyber Attacks

Flat Earther launches himself in homemade rocket and lives. (via Gizmodo) Blind cavefish seem to have different insulin systems than we do. (via arstechnica) Birth control apps in contraception deserts. (via NPR) City of Atlanta, GA suffers cyber attack.  (via 11alive) Featured image credit: Global Panorama via flickr

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Reality Checks: Safe Male Contraceptives, Cambridge Analytica, Serial Bombers, and Gun Violence vs Passion

There is a new male contraceptive pill. (via The Telegraph) Cambridge Analytica Scandal, explained. (via Ars Technica) Serial bombers, a retrospective. (via NPR) Gun violence is not an act of passion. (via Dame Magazine) Featured image credit:List_84 via flickr

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Reality Checks: Climate Change Lawsuits, Foreskin Beauty Products, Legal Aliveness, and Video Game Violence

The US can’t dismiss a climate change lawsuit (via Reuters) Beauty products from foreskins for reasons. (via The Root) Roumanian man who is not legally alive. (via The Guardian) Still no correlation between video games and irl violence (via Ars Technica) Featured image credit: Gregoire Japiot via flickr

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Reality Checks: Science is for Children, Nat Geo’s Racist Catalog, Giant Magnetic Storm Incoming, and Student Protest Rights

Most people don’t understand science, but want their kids to do it. (via Ars Technica) National geographic on its racist past. (via NPR) Sleep may be disrupted by giant magnetic storm. (via DenofGeek) Student protest rights!  Def read if you are walking out tomorrow. (via Teenvogue) Featured image credit: the …

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Reality Checks: Women Demining, EFF vs Best Buy, Making Schools Better to Prevent Shootings, and Send your Name to the Sun! Really!

Women removing landmines. (via Al Jazeera) Best buy searches hard drives without warrants (via Ars Technica) Fighting school shootings by making schools better. (via NPR) Send your name to the sun! I just submitted my name(via Techtimes) Featured image credit: Lima Andruska via flickr

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