Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

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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Reality Checks: Lab Meat, Plant Legos, Neanderthal Stereotypes, and Women buying Weinstein

Lab grown meat may be coming soon. (via CNN) Plant based legos. (via Ars Technica) Against stereotypes of neanderthals. (via NPR) Women bought the Weinstein company (via The Mary Sue) Featured image credit: DrHobo via flickr

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Reality Checks: State Level Net Neutrality, FGM in Pakistan, Elephants, a History, and Contaminating Mars with a Tesla

Washington State passed a net neutrality law. (via Ars Technica) FGM in Pakistan (via NPR) The evolutionary history of elephants. (via Sci News) Contaminating Mars (via Fortune) Featured image credit: Squeezyboy via flickr

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Reality Checks: Equine Ancestors, Universal Depression Screening, Drones on the Runway, and Ipads Vs Pencils

Horse origins: we still don’t know. (via Ars Technica) A call for universal depression screening (via NPR) Dolce and Gabbana use drones to carry handbags. (via The Verge) Ipads vs pencil holding muscles. (via Techtimes) Featured image credit:Toholio via flickr

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