Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Space Peppers, Slavery and Seafood, Mysterious Paralyzing Illness, and Fighting for Abortion in Honduras

Growing peppers on the ISS.  (via Science Alert) Fighting slavery in seafood. (via NPR) Mysterious paralyzing illness affecting US children. The hypothesis that this may be related to polio is giving me nightmares. (via Ars Technica) Fighting Honduras abortion ban. (via Al Jazeera ) Featured Image credit via flickr

Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Church Blocks Service Animal, the AMA Sues over Laws Requiring Doctors Lie, Neanderthal Glue, and Bronze Age Palace Discovered

A blind man’s service dog is blocked from entering a church, because religious entities don’t have to comply with title III of the ADA. WTF.  (via WTOC) The AMA is suing over abortion rules that require them to lie to patients. (via NPR) Neanderthals used glue! (via Ars Technica) Drought …

Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: AI for Cat Prey, AI for Privacy Violating Nudes, Smile Science, and Heavy Metal Geography

An AI to prevent cats from entering with prey. (via The Verge) The Science of Smiles. (via NPR) Disgusting app that virtually undresses women pulled. (via Ars Technica) If you would like to study the geography of heavy metal culture, there is a scholarship for you.  (via ) Featured Image …

Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday: You Don’t Own Me

Feminist Anthem “You Don’t own Me” is featured in an NPR article. Worth the read!     Featured image via flickr

Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Mummified Yacht Captain, Zombie Cicadas, Re purposed Nazi Sub Bases, and Ancient Bluebirds

Mummified captain found drifting at sea. (via Express) Fungus infected zombie cicadas. (via CBS Pittsburgh Nazi submarine base becomes data center. (via Ars Technica) World’s oldest bluebird. (via National Geographic ) Featured Image credit via flickr


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