Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Women who Support Patriarchy, Roman Banquets, Moving Planets, and Adorable Robots

Why so many women support patriarchy in the US. (via Eudaimonia) The lavish Roman banquet. (via NPR) Wandering earth: could we move our whole planet? (via Ars Technica) Adorable little robot from stanford.  (via The Verge ) Featured image via flickr

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Reality Checks: Ireland Bans Hate Missionary, Gossip Times and Health, Reopening the Case vs Assange, and Strippers at Funerals

Ireland bans Steven Anderson!! YAY! (via CNN) We gossip on avg 52 minutes per day. (via NPR) Sweden wants to extradite Assange. (via Ars Technica) China cracks down on strippers at funerals. (via The Independent ) Featured image via flickr

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Reality Checks: Cutie Pie Batlike Dinosaurs, Obesity stereotypes in Urban and Rural America, Men’s Emotional Demands of Women, and Discriminating against Pregnant Women

Utterly adorable dinosaur may have flown with bat like wings. (via Gizmodo) Urban and rural lifestyles in the US, in terms of obesity. (via NPR) Amazon discriminates against pregnant women. (via Ars Technica) Relying on the emotional labor of women. (via Harper’s Bazaar) featured image credit Min Wang, Institute of …

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Reality Checks: Old Human Footprints, Talking with Mothers, Ghost Genetic Apes, and NASA Scammed with Faulty Aluminum

Oldest known human footprint in Americas might be this in Chile. (via Livescience) Things we don’t talk about with our mothers, a book.  (via NPR) Ghost ape lives on genetically. (via Ars Technica) NASA and the aluminum scam.  (via CNET) featured image credit via flickr

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Reality Checks: Syphilis, Measles, Moby Dick the Spy, and Blocking Abortion Access for Rape Victims

Syphilis is winning in rural US. (via Salon) Adults can benefit from measles boosters given the epidemic. (via NPR) A white whale has been found with a harness for a Go Pro and it is a Russian black ops operation most likely!  FROM HELL’S HEART I SPY ON THEE! (via …

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Reality Checks: Darts Sparking Massacres, Twitter Trump Bots, Kushner Downplays Russian Interference, and Coral Reef Halos

Dart game may have sparked a legendary massacre in Alaska (via Livescience) Kushner is wrong on the extent of Russian interference. (via NPR) Twitter shuts down 5k pro trump bots. (via Ars Technica) Coral reef halos. (via Phys.org) Featured image credit via flickr

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Reality Checks: A Better Earth Day: Blacksmithery of Africa, Crusader Diversity, and Better Batteries

A criticism of Earth Day. (via Rolling Stone) African blacksmithery. (via NPR) Crusader diversity. (via Ars Technica) Longer lasting lithium ion batteries. (via Phys.org) Featured image credit: Alan Grinberg

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Reality Checks: Pain and Gender, Brain Functions and Death, Mandatory Vaccines, and Climate Change

The gender gap of pain. (via Vice) Restoring brain function after death. (via NPR) Mothers sue over having to vaccinate their kids during a measles epidemic. (via Ars Technica) Climate change is still real and really bad. (via Washington Post) Featured image credit: AJC1 via flickr

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