Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Seeding Oceans, Plymouth Rock Vandalized, Electric Humidity, and Calling for Barr’s resignation

  Seeding oceans with iron may not help climate change. (via phys.org) Plymouth Rock vandalized. (via USAToday) Electricity from humidity (via Ars Technica) Calling for the resignation of the US attorney general. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Coronavirus on a Cruise Ship, Women Shut out From Best Director at Oscars, Errors of Iowa, and Girls Skateboarding in Afghanistan

Stuck on a cruise ship with coronavirus. (via NYT) Again, no women are nominated for best director at the oscars. (via CNBC) The errors and poor planning of the Iowa Caucus.  (via Ars Technica) A documentary about skateboarding in Afghanistan as a girl (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Dating via Wasps, Currents and Global Warming, Ancient Volcano Climbing, and Coronavirus Contagion

Mud wasp dating. (via BBC) Global warming is speeding up the planetary currents. (via Sciencemag) Ancient volcano climbing neanderthal (via Ars Technica) How does the coronavirus spread? (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Think Before You Like A Russian Bot, Murder of Butterfly Conservationist, Fooling GPS Data, and Myelin’s link to Autism.

What Russian Bots look like. (via Rolling Stone) Butterfly Conservationist found dead. (via CNN) How to create a virtual traffic jam. (via Ars Technica) Autism and myelin. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks:Wage Gap, Gabbard vs Clinton, Glass Brains, and Pettifogging

22 men are richer than all of Africa’s women. (via Al Jazeera) Tulsi Gabbard sues Hilary Clinton. (via Reuters) Glass brains from Vesuvius, (via Ars Technica) History of pettifogging. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: MLK for the Discomfort of White People, More Plastic, Diving Neanderthals, and Fertility Fraud

Celebrating the MLK who makes white people uncomfortable. (via Teen Vogue) New plastic about to hit the planet. (via Wired) Neanderthals may have been divers. (via Ars Technica) Fertility fraud, in which doctors substitute their own sperm. Which seems rather rape adjacent. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Insects and Gravity, Old Stardust, Trying to end Vaccine exemptions, and Consequences of Racist Housing

Insects vs Gravity. (via Cosmos) 7 Billion year old stardust. (via Gizmodo) Pro Vaccine bill fails in NJ. (via Ars Technica) Racist housing practices lead to hotter neighborhoods. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Frog Robots, Fertility, Minimum Wages vs Suicide, and 10 Most Popular NYPL Books

Building robots from frog stem cells. (via Guardian) Historic low in US fertility. (via Vox) Higher minimum wage linked to reduced suicide rate. (via Ars Technica) Top 10 most checked out books at the NYPL. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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