Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Inequality in US, Satanic Plant Meat, Plastic Waste in Science, and Helium shortages

The US is the most unequal developed nation. (via upi) The satanic plot of…plant based meat alternatives. (via Right Wing Watch ) Science and plastic waste. (via Ars Technica) Running out of helium and why it matters.  (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Racist songs in Music Education, Space Wine, Hacking Mics with Light, and E Jean Carroll Sues

Removing racist songs from children’s music education. (via medium) A startup is sending wine into space. (via techcrunch ) Getting microphones to respond to light rather than sound. (via Ars Technica) E Jean Carroll is suing Trump for defamation. Can we donate to her legal costs? (via NPR) Featured image credit: …

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Reality Checks: Cars Seeing around Corners, Cars and Lines, Racist Healthcare Algorithms, and of Course, Cultural Appropriate on Halloween

Using shadows so cars can see around corners. (via techcrunch) Lyft invents…the line! (via jalopnik ) Algorithm on health care offers less care to black people. (via Ars Technica) Cultural appropriate and Halloween. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Out of Botswana, Rat-Driven Cars, Cars on Halloween, and Poverty vs Brains

Modern humans may have come from Botswana. (via BBC) Tiny rats driving tiny cars! For science! (via Engadget ) Dangers to children on halloween: urban legends vs cars. (via Ars Technica) Poverty may be harder on teen brains than trauma. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Check: Lego Fossils, Antarctic Nuclear remnants, Bad Science on High Heels, and Spying Tips

Lego dino fossils! (via Gizmodo) Traces of nuclear tests from the 1950s still detectable in Antarctica. ( via Phys ) Paper on men’s responses to women in high heels retracted. (via Ars Technica) Eateries and espionage (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Check: Nobel Prize for Attempting to Alleviate Poverty, CRISPR Baby Death Study Retracted, the Strains of the Black Plague, and Trump Fights the ACA

Nobel prize in economics goes for helping the poor. (via Nyt) Study saying first CRISPR babies might die retracted. ( via Nature. ) Just 2 plague strains devastated Europe. (via Ars Technica) Trump vs healthcare. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Space Suits for Women, Mold Pigs, Faking Research, and Easier Access to HIV Drugs

NASA finally has a spacesuit that fits women. (via News&Observer) Mold pigs! ( via gizmodo) Making up claims about men’s drinking and fetal heart defects. (via Ars Technica) California will make HIV prevention drugs available sans prescription. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Saturns Many Moons, the Impeachment Story Thus Far, Car Pedestrian Detection, and the Continuing Scourge of Cholera

Saturn has the most moons in the solar system. (via National Geographic) The impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump thus far. ( via Vox) Cars don’t detect pedestrians very well. (via Ars Technica) Cholera in the 21st century.  (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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