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What You See Is Not What You Get

The Bank of Canada recently conducted some market research on its new plastic money. Turns out, the focus groups saw all kinds of hidden images in the bills, from a skull and crossbones peering out portholes to, ahem, toys (“Sexy, religious images spotted on new money”).

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Bug Girl

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. Every interview with entomologist and blogger Bug Girl I’ve ever heard had me fascinated, laughing, and leaving with a lot more knowledge (and not …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Dr. Amy

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. Dr. Amy is an obstetrician gynecologist who is perhaps best known for her blog The Skeptical OB, where she takes to task the claims about …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Dr. Kiki

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. I have been a fan of Kirsten Sanford, a.k.a. Dr. Kiki, a neurophysiologist and science journalist and media personality, for almost as long as …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Seanan McGuire

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists, skeptics—and in this special series, sci-fi and fantasy writers—about life, the universe, and everything. Let’s face it: It is a rare skeptic who doesn’t get into sci-fi, fantasy, or both. And by …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Skeptifem

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. In my perfect world, feminism wouldn’t exist—because it wouldn’t be necessary. Everyone would value and practice critical thinking, which would not mean we would …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Greta Christina

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. We wanted to interview Greta Christina not only because of her prolific and thought-provoking writing on skepticism, atheism, and LGBT issues—on her blog and …

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Autistic Teen Speaks for Herself

Autism Awareness Month tends to bring out a lot of people talking about autism who aren’t autistic—advocacy organizations, parents, celebrities, and, well, bloggers like me. Of course, parents of autistic children do need support and information. Some even discover the signs of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in themselves when their …

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