Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: The Grand Finale, Religious Left vs Religious Right, Combating Maternal Mortality, and How to Apologize

Cassini’s Grand Finale, explained. (via Vox) The Religious Left is very different from the Religious Right. (via Think Progress) A little known drug could save women’s lives after childbirth. (via NPR) So you want to make a public apology… (via JSTOR Daily) Featured image credit: Kevin Gill via Flickr

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Reality Checks: Learning to Love Taxes, He Persisted, Snowflake Free Speech, Boxing While Muslim

How one American ex-pat learned to love Swedish taxes. (via Vox) Nevertheless, he persisted… (via McSweeney’s) What the snowflakes get right about free speech. (via New York Times) Wearing a hijab in the boxing ring. (via NPR) Featured image credit: Thomas’s Pics via Flickr

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Reality Checks: Scientists Post-March, How Quickly Glaciers are Melting, Serena Body-Shaming, and the Unfolding Tragedy of Climate Change in Bangladesh

The March for Science is over. What now? (via Wired) These photos show just how quickly glaciers are melting. (via Popular Science) Serena Williams won the Australian Open while two months pregnant – like a boss – so of course people can’t handle it. (via The Mary Sue) Bangladesh is …

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Reality Checks: Magnetic Maps, Lost Sense of Smell, the Colorado River, and Trilobite Eggs?

The magnetic migration of eels. (via D-brief) How losing your sense of smell effects your taste. (via Science & Food) Can the Colorado River keep supporting millions of people? (via NPR) How did trilobites reproduce. (via Scientific American) Featured image credit: Tim Parkinson via Flickr

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Reality Checks: Sleepy Time, Political Science, the Science of Problem-Solving, and Science Writing Cliches

How much sleep do we actually need. (via Popular Science) Science has always been political. (via JSTOR Daily) The science of problem-solving. (via Scientific American) One of the more prevalent cliches in science writing. (via NPR) Featured image credit: Chris Waits via Flickr

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Reality Checks: Interrupting RBG, Lessons in Resistance, American Support for Climate Action, and Triggering Celiac Disease

Women Supreme Court justices are interrupted more by men than male justices are. (via SCOTUSblog) What The Handmaid’s Tale teaches us about resistance. (via JSTOR Daily) Most Americans want to address climate change. (via Scientific American) An otherwise harmless virus can trigger celiac disease. (via Popular Science) Featured image credit: …

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Reality Checks: Pulling Funding from the UNPF, the Other Benefits of Energy Efficiency, NPS Stunt, and Rolling Back Workplace Protections

The United States pulls funding from the UN Population Fund. (via Al Jazeera) Forget about climate change. An energy efficient economy has a bunch of other benefits. (via Scientific American) Don’t buy Trump’s National Park Service stunt. (via Think Progress) Trump rolled back protections for women in the workplace, because …

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Reality Checks: The Conservative Case for Online Privacy, Blaming Diversity for Slumping Sales, Conspiracies at the Top, and How Populism Can Go Wrong

The conservative case for not gutting online privacy rules. (via Wired) Marvel seems to think “diversity” is to blame for slumping sales. (via The Mary Sue) A collection of the conspiracy theories members of the Trump administration actually believe. (via Fusion) How populism can lead to authoritarianism: a case study. …

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