Skepticism

No, I don't think I will eat babies…

You’ll never guess who was at my school today – or rather, across the street and watched closely by the cops. The good (cough, cough) people from Westboro Baptist Church decided to pay a visit and spread their hatred for…everything? Honestly, it was hard to find something they weren’t protesting. …

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Apollo 11 – 40th Anniversary

Today, July 16, 2009, is the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch. This was the mission that landed three men – Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin – on the moon for the first time.   I don’t know about you guys, but seeing pictures of the mission …

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A little wisdom

First off, I’d like to apologize for not posting on Teen Skepchick for so long. There has been some real craziness in my life lately. Thankfully, it is spring break and I finally have some time to myself to blog.   So spring break is supposed to be all about …

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Darwin Day '09

As most of you know, Darwin Day is this Thursday – February 12! *Woo!* Today I went to a “celebration” of sorts. There weren’t any party games, but there was cake!! It was at Long Key Nature Center in Davie, Fl. A long drive for me, but well worth it. …

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President Obama

President Obama. President Obama. President Obama. It’ll take some time to get used to saying, but it sounds good, doesn’t it? In his Inaugural Speech, Barack Obama mentioned restoring science “to it’s rightful place”. Woot, woot!! He also mentioned non-believers. *I felt so included!* I know some of you might …

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Please don't shoot the moon…

Call me a nerd, but I’ve always been bothered by the saying “Shoot for the moon, and even if you miss you’ll land upon the stars”. It didn’t bother me too much until the other day when I was standing in line at Barnes and Noble bookstore and saw it …

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There are too many posts about Santa Claus

…wouldn’t you agree? I saw this a few days ago in the Miami Herald (hehe, take that, SP, an actual newspaper name!) and I cut it out and put it up on the wall with all the lovely christmas card and pictures. For some reason, I can’t insert the picture …

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This School is (going to be) Cool!

Fact: Schools spend A LOT of money to make you smart. In my school district (Miami-Dade), they’re trying to come up with ways to save some of the $80 million they spend a year. Cutting back energy costs is one idea. Students are encouraged to help turn off all the computers …

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