Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind: Obligatory Resolution Question

Whelp, it’s a new day and a new year. How’s it feel? Twenty thirteen looks good on you. I hear that, around this time of year, people have a tendency to make resolutions. I guess in an attempt to make better people of themselves. I don’t know. I don’t have …

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Math

The Physics Philes, lesson 29: Math, Discontinuously

In which discontinuity is removed, x-intercepts are determined, and physics is promised. Happy New Year’s Eve, and I hope you all had a wonderful Newton-mas! Thanks for tolerating my half-assed post from last week. But I’m back and better than (actually, probably the same as) ever! Today I’m going to …

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Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Born Within a Stellar Furnace Edition

Greetings, readers of Teen Skepchick! It is Friday, which means it’s time to jam to some sweet science tunes. Are you ready for this? We’re doing something a bit different this week. We’re not featuring a particular song. Instead we’re featuring an entire album. We’re doing this partly because there …

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Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind: Laterz, Twenty-Doz!

Ah, good to see you’ve survived the winter holiday of your choice in one piece and are now back to your normal, everyday routine of blog-checking and time-wasting. We’ve missed you. But you’ve come back to use just in time. This is the last Speak Your Mind of 2012! Over …

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Religion and Spirituality

Discovering the Real Reason for the Holiday Season

Axial tilt is the reason for the season, as the (slightly adapted version of) the saying goes. In the most recent episode of TSBS, Mindy, Eddy, Ali Marie, and Katie talked about their holiday traditions, and how they’ve changed from religious to secular. As a follow-on from this, I thought …

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Math

The Physics Philes, lesson 28: Newton-mas Snowflakes

Happy Newton-mas Eve, y’all! I had fully intended to write a Physics Philes post this week. Unfortunately, I had more travel time than I expected, and I couldn’t get it done. (I did study, though. I have so many questions about removable and nonremovable discontinuity that I need you to …

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ActivismEventsMedia SkepticismMental HealthPoliticsPop Culture

Blaming the Mentally Ill

There have been many, many blog articles written about the shootings in Connecticut, addressing all sorts of questions. However I’ve been deeply upset by a number of the ideas and thoughts expressed in my facebook feed and to my face about what this tragedy should teach us. “We need to …

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Podcast

TSBS Episode 3: I Never Thought the Pope was a Real Catholic Anyway

We’ve done it again! We’ve recorded a THIRD episode of the Teen Skepchick Blog Show! We’re on a freaking roll, and I am mad excited about it. This month, Ali, Katie, Eddy, and I discuss – what else?! – Christmas! It’s a Christmas Extravaganza Bonanza! We talk about everything Christmas-y, …

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