Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Shark Tracking, Weird Stripped Down Planet, Trump Does Bad Stuff, and Disabled in Times of Coronavirus

Great White Shark being Tracked resurfaces. (via NYT) Weird planet could be stripped down gas giant. (via space.com) Trump stops funding to WHO, denies all responsibility (via Ars Technica) Disability and Medical Bias. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Neanderthal String, Tiny Payloads, Digital Divide Widens, and Covid Maps

50 thousand year old string(via BBC) Shrinking the payload: Nasa wants tiny designs. (via Space.com) The digital divide and online school. (via Ars Technica) Tracking coronavirus in the US. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Flowers UnCrushing Themselves, 60K Year Old Forest, Shame on Verizon, and the Pandemic’s toll on the Roma

Flower power and recovery (via BBC) 60000 year old underwater forest. (via NOAA) Verizon is not offering deals during pandemic. (via Ars Technica) The Roma and the pandemic. It does not look good. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Domestic Violence in Quarantine, Neanderthal Seafood, Refueling Nuclear Plants, and

Domestic violence surges during quarantines.  (via Al Jazeera) The delicious seafood of the neaderthals. (via Atlas Obscura) Refueling a nuclear plant during a pandemic.(via Ars Technica) UK prime minister in ICU with Covid-19 (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Humanity’s Evolution, Spotting the ISS, Security Flaws in Zoom, and some Evidence for the Underlying Conditions that Cause Increased COVID risk

The complicated history of humanity. (via Gizmodo) How to spot the ISS (via CNBC) Zoom security flaws (via Ars Technica) Conditions behind increased risk of Covid 19(via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Trump’s Coronavirus Rating, the New Cadbury Bunny, Alex Jones Removed from App Store, and Unemployment Benefits

Trump is happy that the pandemic is boosting his ratings. HIS RATINGS. (via Vanity Fair) Because we all need happy new, a two legged dog is the new Cadbury Bunny  (via WKYC) Alex Jones kicked out of google app store for spreading lies about coronavirus. (via Ars Technica) How to …

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Reality Checks: Disaster Myths and the Facts from Katrina, Bad Advice on Coronavirus, Fake Dead Sea Scrolls, and USians urged to return home

Disaster myth and fact. (via NCBI) Florida lawmaker suggests sticking a hairdryer in your nose to kill coronavirus. Please don’t do that.  (via Lake Okeechobee News) All Dead Sea Scroll fragments in the “museum” of the Bible are fake. (via Ars Technica) State dept urges US citizens to all return …

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Reality Checks: Senate Not Remoting, Trump Accused of Racism by China, Facial Recognition despite Masks, and a Look at Global Pandemic Response

Senate not allowed to vote remotely (via NYPost) China says Trump is pandering to racists. You don’t say. (via Newsweek) Facial recognition for people wearing masks. (via Ars Technica) How the world is dealing with the pandemic. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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