Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Media and Minds, Veterinary Moral Distress, Trump’s Respect for Women, and Sperm Epigenetic Memory

More on media, kids, and aggression. (via Ars Technica) Moral distress among veterinarians. (via NPR) Trump, who has the most respect for women, is calling Stormy Daniels “Horseface.” This is the US political discourse. (via The Mary Sue) Epigenetic memory and sperm. (via phys.org) Featured image credit: Iqbal Osman1 via …

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Reality Checks: Vampire Children, Global Support for Mental Health, #NativeVote18, and Banning Rough Sleeping

Fifth Century Vampire Burial in Rome. (via Ars Technica) Global mental health support is low. (via NPR) An unprecedented number of native americans run for US political office. (via Al Jazeera) Hungary’s cruel ban on rough sleeping. (via BBC) Featured image credit: Health Blog via flickr

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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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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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Reality Checks: Sustainable Jet Fuel, Health Repercussions of Sexual Harassment and Mars, and Robots to Pet Jellyfish

More sustainable jet fuel. (via Ars Technica) Health repercussions of sexual assault and harassment. (via NPR) Traveling to Mars could cause cancer. (via NYPost) Robots that can pet jellyfish. (via engadget) Featured image credit: James Marvin Phelps

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Reality Checks: Doomed Arctic Exhibitions, Net Neutrality Sued, NASA to go to the Moon and Beyond, and Experimental Martian Dirt

Investigating the doomed Franklin Arctic expedition. (via Ars Technica) California passed a net neutrality law and the US is suing. (via NPR) NASA has a 3 part plan to send humans to the moon and Mars. (via Science Alert) Experimental Martian dirt. (via UCF Today) Featured image credit: Duncan C via …

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Reality Checks: Disability in Nasca Culture, Brain Distractions, Mosquitoes vs Malaria, and Young Blood

How the Nasca culture treated disability. (via Ars Technica) Brain focus changes 4x/s. (via Gizmodo) GM mosquitoes to fight malaria. (via NPR) Soon you can get young people’s blood transfused into your body for umm, reasons.  (via Ibtimes) Featured image credit: Enrique Dans via flickr

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Reality Checks: Solar Roads, Anti Vaxx in History, Exoplanet Vulcan, and Gulper Eels

Roads are not the best places for solar panels. (via Ars Technica) A history of resistance to vaccines. (via NPR) Exoplanet discovered in approximate location of Vulcan in Star Trek. (via International Business Times) Gulper eel caught on camera (via Live Science) Featured image credit: NOAA Photo Library via flickr

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