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Feminism

Menstrual Hygiene Day

May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day.  It’s a day to talk about the problems women around the world face in dealing with their periods.  There are a lot of girls who miss a lot of school because they lack access to any menstrual supplies for dealing with the situation. In …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Awkward Time Capsules, Antisemitism in the Latest Captain America, Preserving Patriarchy, and a Fifth Fundamental Force

The awkwardness of time capsules. (via Atlas Obscura) Captain America and antisemitism. (via Panels) A small Italian town where women can’t inherit some of the land. (via The Atlantic) These physicists claim to have found evidence of a fifth fundamental force. (via Nature) Featured image credit: NASA/JPL via Wikipedia

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Hillary’s Supposed Woman Advantage, a New Population of Tasmanian Devils, Trump’s Christian Policy Advisor, and Not-Stolen Milk

A third of voters think Hillary Clinton has an advantage in this election because of her gender. (via Slate) A new population of Tasmanian devils has been discovered, which could add some much needed genetic diversity to the gene pool. (via Atlas Obscura) Meet Frank Amedia, Donald Trump’s “Christian Policy …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Fake Boyfriends, Solar Plants Causing Fires, and Crocodiles Away from the Nile

Fake boyfriends for hire in China.  (via Al Jazeera) Accidental fires at solar plants.  Oops. (via Ars Technica) Nile crocodiles in Florida(via NYT) Featured image credit: Nemodus Photos via flickr

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Science

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Cryptophile: Cerberus

Welcome to cryptophile, the series in which I discuss fantastical creatures and the biological mechanisms that might or might not make them plausible. I’m back from a self-imposed hiatus after finishing my master’s degree and trying to get my gender issues to be recognised by my country. But all that …

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Religion

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Religion and Spirituality

Certainty, Christian Street Preachers, and Assumptions

I recently attended an anime convention, as I sometimes do, and at this one, upon leaving one day, I encountered that bane of the urban landscape, the Christian street preacher.  They were hanging out accosting convention attendees, which I thought was really quite rude.  It is not as though I …

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Skepticism

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Cryptophile: Hobbits

Welcome to cryptophile, the series in which I discuss fantastical creatures and the biological mechanisms that might or might not make them plausible. In my always-timely fashion it’s only been over three months since my last post. Evidently being unemployed does not necessarily mean you have time on your hands. …

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Feminism

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Feminism

Menstrual Hygiene Day

May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day.  It’s a day to talk about the problems women around the world face in dealing with their periods.  There are a lot of girls who miss a lot of school because they lack access to any menstrual supplies for dealing with the situation. In …

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