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

Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: E Jean Carroll, Ravelry’s Trump Ban, Ancient Peruvian Engineering, and Safe Abortions

E Jean Carroll’s accusations against Trump. (via Vox) Ravelry bans Trump things.  (via NPR) Ancient Peruvian engineering. (via Ars Technica) UN calls on US to provide access to safe abortions. (via Reuters ) Featured Image credit via flickr

Alternative Medicine

Medical Mondays: Gladiator Blood for Epilepsy

Pliny the Elder relates that people with epilepsy were in the habit of drinking blood from gladiators for epilepsy.  This is likely not currently recommended for many reasons including a shortage of gladiators. featured image via wikipedia

Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday: Digging a Hole

Seldom have such metal musicians sung so solemnly about digging holes. </p>

Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Shotguns in Space, Sandy Hook Parent wins again Fake News, Physics of Bubbles, and the Murder of Black Transgender Women

Soviet cosmonauts used to carry shotguns into space. For bears. (via Business Insider) Sandy Hook parent wins legal battle on defamation. (via NPR) Physics of Foam (via Ars Technica) The epidemic of murdered black transgender women. (via Washington Post ) Featured image via flickr


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