Reality Checks: Halloween Spook-tacular!

Reality Checks: Halloween Spook-tacular!

Another reason to not worry about werewolves: dogs aren’t more likely to bite during the full moon. (va io9) Can we evade zombies with a “death cologne?” (via Scientific American) Pumpkin facts.(via NPR) Why are witches green? (via BoingBoing) Featured image credit: Kam Abbott via Flickr Got a link you think we should know about? Contact us here. »

Suspension of Disbelief: Nimona

Suspension of Disbelief: Nimona

Do you like cool ladies? Do you like cool shapeshifter ladies? Do you like flawed ladies? Do you like scientist ladies? Do you like DRAGONS??? Then Nimona might just be for you. Okay I’m intrigued manatee, you’ve got my attention with the mention of dragons, but what exactly is Nimona? Well dear reader, Nimona is a recently completed web comic that has been running since June 2012 writ... »

Reality Checks: Witches, Anti-Vax Chocolate, Beautiful Old Science Texts, and Science Pope

Reality Checks: Witches, Anti-Vax Chocolate, Beautiful Old Science Texts, and Science Pope

From Hansel and Gretel to Hermione, the evolution of witches. (via Feministing) Anti-vaccine propaganda, coming to a trick-or-treat bag near you. (via Respectful Insolence) One thousand years of scientific texts from the Arab world are now online for your perusal. (via io9) The Pope is down with evolution and the big bang. (via The Independent) Featured image credit: Peter Dutton via Flickr Got a ... »

Reality Checks: School Shootings, MRA Trickery, Just Me and My Gun, and GMO Myths

Reality Checks: School Shootings, MRA Trickery, Just Me and My Gun, and GMO Myths

When it comes to school shootings, what separates the United States and Europe? (via Sociological Images) A men’s rights organization poses as an anti-domestic violence campaign to trick people into donating to them. (via Think Progress) You can take your class picture with your gun in Nebraska, if you’re into that kind of thing. (via Gawker) Ten GMO myths, debunked. (via Popular Scien... »

Reality Checks: Hitler Creamer, Voting Youth, Flu Vaccine Myths, and Superbug Funding

Reality Checks: Hitler Creamer, Voting Youth, Flu Vaccine Myths, and Superbug Funding

Maybe it’s not a great idea to put fascist dictators on your coffee creamer. (via New York Times) Don’t listen to Russell Brand. You should vote. (via Raw Story) Because it’s that time of year again: Every flu vaccine myth, debunked. (via io9) Funding has been halted for superbug research. (via NPR) Featured image credit: Rikki’s Refuge via Flickr Got a link you think we sh... »

Reality Checks: Doctor Who Coding, Living with Mom and Dad, Notorious RBG, and Penguin Science

Reality Checks: Doctor Who Coding, Living with Mom and Dad, Notorious RBG, and Penguin Science

This Doctor Who game aims to help children learn to code. (via Wired) Millennials are living with their parents and it’s not the end of the world. (via NPR) Ruth Bader Ginsburg keeps a stash of Notorious RBG shirts. (via Gawker) Like penguins and science? You might like this, too. (via Scientific American) Featured image credit: son_gismo via Flickr Got a link you think we should know about?... »

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