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Teen Skepchick’s Reality Checks 9.12

NASA loses contact with spacecraft Deep Impact. (via NBC News) NASA develops smart camera to explore distant worlds. (via LV Guardian Express) Life found in Antarctic subglacial lake for the first time. (via EurekAlert) Jamie Kilstein debates religion with John Fugelsang. (via Raw Story) Featured Image Credit: Wikipedia Got a link …

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It’s Just a Phase

Recently, a friend of mine came out to her parents as bisexual. The response she got was roughly the equivalent of “It’s just a phase.” If it’s not obvious, my friend is a teenager. If it’s also not obvious, I have a bit of a problem with this cliché. “It’s …

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Science Sunday: Exoplanets!

It seems like nearly every week there’s a new announcement that astronomers have found another exoplanet, a planet orbiting a different star. Sometimes that planet is a Hot Jupiter, sometimes it’s a Super-Earth, sometimes it’s a planet made entirely of diamond or burning ice. Exoplanets are weird, incredibly diverse, and always fascinating. But there are …

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The Ten Best Things About CFI’s Student Leadership Conference

Last week, the Center for Inquiry hosted their annual Student Leadership Conference, where leaders from secular student organizations from around the country (and Canada) are invited to spend four days listening to talks by some of the best minds in campus organizing. I had the pleasure of attending, and I …

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