Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Discriminatory Testosterone Rule, Springs and Latches, the Panda Family Tree, and “Unconscionable” Family Separation

Caster Semenya will challenge track and field’s new testosterone rule in court. (via The New York Times) How the size of an animal influences its biology. (via Quanta Magazine) A new family line of panda has been discovered. (via D-brief) The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights has called Trump’s …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Uranium Yarn Harvest, The Best Martians, Gaming Disorder, and Trump’s Space Force

Harvesting uranium with yarn. (via Ars Technica) Best sci fi martians. (via space.com) WHO recognizes gaming disorder as a thing. (via Tech Crunch) Trump wants a “separate but equal” space force.  But why tho? (via NPR) Featured image credit: Emma Jane Hogbin Westby via flickr

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Three-Parent Babies, Trying to Stop the Trail of Tears, the Face of God, and Road to Change

How can a baby have three parents? (via The Crux) The women who tried to stop Andrew Jackson’s Indian Removal campaign. (via JSTOR Daily) This is what God looks like, according to 511 Christians. (via D-brief) Parkland high school students are starting their summer-long voter registration drive. (via Think Progress) …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Bigger Milky Way, Protecting Democracy and Science, and Vaccine Exemption Hot-Spots

Climate change might be contributing to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. (via Popular Science) The Milky Way might be bigger than we thought. (via D-brief) To protect the integrity of all science, we need to protect democracy. (via Scientific American) Here are the vaccine exemption hot-spots. (via Washington Post) Featured …

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Science

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Today I Made the World a Better Place

I got a flu shot.  I made it slightly easier for people with compromised immune systems to exist in public spaces.     Featured image credit Yaniv Ben Arie via flickr

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Religion

Religion and Spirituality

Foretelling Saturday: Better Randomness and More Options

Fridays keep getting away from me, so I must sacrifice alliteration sometimes just for the sake of getting some post any post up. Last week I tried using an internet site to randomly generate a Bible verse. Not only was the verse about me being able to get a boat to …

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Feminism

FeminismPop CultureTelevision

Doctor Who is being played by a woman; Sci-Fi ruined forever

After 54 years of men exclusively playing the alien known as ‘Doctor Who’ Jodie Whittaker will be taking on the role as the first woman to do so. Predictably this has not gone down well. After the announcement the wave of hateful comments poured in, which is not to say …

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