Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Civil that Disobedience and Film the Police

Guide to ethically and safely filming the police(via Teen Vogue) Police in Atlanta fired after viral film of brutality against 2 college students. (via WSBTV) The Dallas police launch an app to collect videos of illegal activity by protestors and get DDOSed with unrelated content(via Ars Technica) Louisville mayor fires …

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Reality Checks: Quarantined at a Haunted German Castle with Wolves, One Woman’s Experience with Conspiracy Theories, Remdesivir has a Good Clinical Trial, and Infection via Eyes

Bolivian orchestra stuck at haunted German castle surrounded by wolves. (via NYPost) Conspiracy theories, anger, and control. (via Vox) Good news on an anti viral drug trial for Covid(via Ars Technica) Getting coronavirus through the eyes. (via NPR) Featured image credit via Flickr

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Reality Checks: Ancient Meteor Fluids, Religious Freedom and Covid Closings, Repositive Covid Patients not Infectious, Florida Covid Data Scientist Fired

Ancient fluid in meteors, (via Sciencealert) Trump says covid restrictions on religious gatherings violate religious freedoms. (via LATimes) After infection, COVID patients who test positive are not infectious. (via Ars Technica) Scientist says Florida fired her for refusing to manipulate covid data (via NPR) Featured image credit via Flickr

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Reality Checks: Watchdog probing Saudi Arms Sales Fired, Artemis Accords, Results of Stay at Home orders, And Divisiveness in Times of Covid

Trump fired watchdog who was probing Saudi arms sales. This is all fine. (via Reuters) NASA release the Artemis accords, an agreement for space travel. (via Sciencealert) Stay at home works. (via Ars Technica) Dangers of divisiveness in a pandemic. (via NPR) Featured image credit via Flickr

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Teen Skepchick: Covid Replication, Disinfectant Poisoning, Trump Suing States that Don’t Reopen, and Pence Won’t Wear Masks

How COVID 19 replicates( via Phys.org) Disinfectant poisoning spikes after Trump mentions it. (via The Independent) Trump threatens to sue states that don’t lift pandemic orders. (via Ars Technica) Pence declines to wear a mask, which would not cover his eyes, in order to look people in the eye. (via …

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Reality Checks: Resurrecting Neanderthals, Glowy Plants, the Digital Divide, and new Covid Symptoms

Hypothetically resurrecting neanderthals( via The Guardian) Glowy plants via mushroom dna(via The Gizmodo) The FCC understates the digital divide (via Ars Technica) CDC adds new symptoms(via NPR) Featured image credit via Flickr

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Reality Checks: Slytherin Snek, Pandemic Environmental Effects, Baking Tapes, and Crimes against Humanity Trial

A Salazar Slytherin Snake (via  Independent ) The pandemic side effects are good for hte planet. (via The Guardian) Reel to reel tapes can be baked into playability (via Ars Technica) A trial for crimes against humanity in Syria starts thursday (today) in Germany. (via NPR) Featured image credit: The Independent

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Reality Checks: WFH for the Curiousity Control, Negligence in Care Homes, A Coming Drought, and Fake News

How NASA is remotely remotely controlling the Curiousity rover.  (via Techspot) Possible negligence in US care homes. (via al Jazeera) Drought another disaster the US won’t be prepared for. (via Ars Technica) Comic on how to spot fake news. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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