Modern Mythology

Modern Mythology: Baby It’s Cold Outside

September 23 was the first day of autumn and, if you live in the northern hemisphere, that means it’s the beginning of the end of hot summer days. It’s time to pull out the sweaters, hoodies and coats. It’s my favorite time of year. But as the days start to …

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Modern Mythology: Welcome to the Gum Show

Modern Mythology is a Teen Skepchick feature in which we try to cut through the woo so you can make informed decisions. If you have any questions, contact us here. We’ve all done it. You’re walking down the street, chewing some gum and minding your own business when – GULP …

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Modern Mythology: Praying Up A Storm… Or Not.

Modern Mythology is a Teen Skepchick feature in which we try to cut through the woo so you can make informed decisions. If you have any questions, contact us here. Religions pretty rarely stand up and make any testable claims. But sometimes they do, and one such claim is the …

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Modern Mythology: Sugar Rush

Modern Mythology is a Teen Skepchick feature in which we try to cut through the woo so you can make informed decisions. If you have any questions, contact us here. My younger brother and I are pretty close. When we were very young, I would read him stories until he …

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Modern Mythology: Parents Lie…

Modern Mythology is a Teen Skepchick feature in which we try to cut through the woo so you can make informed decisions. If you have any questions, contact us here. According to a study of 3000 British parents in 2008, parents on average tell their kids around 3000 white lies as …

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Modern Mythology: Spot Reduction (and Pink Dumbbells)

Modern Mythology is a Teen Skepchick feature in which we try to cut through the woo so you can make informed decisions. If you have any questions, contact us here. About a year ago, I ordered some things online and forgot to uncheck the box that said “Receive 12 issues …

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Modern Mythology: Nasty Toilets

Modern Mythology is a Teen Skepchick feature in which we try to cut through the woo so you can make informed decisions. If you have any questions, contact us here. When I was in high school, I spent a lot of time in the bathroom. Not in a weird way, …

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Modern Mythology: Bug Myths

Modern Mythology is a Teen Skepchick feature in which we try to cut through the woo so you can make informed decisions. If you have any questions, contact us here. A nasty encounter with a couple of earwigs at a recent camping trip prompted me to write a feature on …

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