Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Measles Reappearance, Short Hours for Winter Gloom, Cereal Motion, Preserving Jewish Culture via Food

First measles cases in 2 decades in Austin, TX. (via NBC) We should work shorter hours in winter. (via Wired ) The science of cheerio motion. (via Ars Technica) Secret Jewish culture via recipes. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks:Cheops Software Issues, Revisiting FOSTA/SESTA, Taking Cryptocurrency to the Grave, and Mass Graves of Tulsa

Software problem delays cheops launch. (via CNET) Helping sex workers after hurting them with FOSTA/SESTA (via Vox ) Exhuming a dead cryptocurrencier because reasons. (via Ars Technica) Possible mass graves from 1921 Tulsa massacre. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Magnetic Drift, A Universe from Dust, Menopause in Whales, and Green for Pain

Drifting magnetic pole. (via Livescience) Dust and the formation of the universe (via DigitalTrends ) Menopause in killer whales. (via Ars Technica) Green light and pain. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Snake Oil Genetic Therapy, Stripey Enceladus, Regulating ISPS, and Genocide Hearings

Expensive, unproven, genetic therapies for aging. (via MIT Technology Review) Stripey moon. (via Gizmodo ) Bernie Sanders promises he would regulate internet providers as a utility. (via Ars Technica) Genocide hearings against Myanmar in the Hague. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Mosquito Sex, Bee hydrofoiling, Ayahuasca Mental States, and Stopping Child Rape

Studying mosquito sex noises. (via scitechdaily) Bees hydrofoiling. (via phys.org ) EEGs on people under the influence of ayahuasca. (via Ars Technica) Stopping sexual violence against children. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Space Object Names, Physics in the 2010s, the Source of Antivaxx Ads, and Sanitation Work

Space object renamed because of nazis. Damn nazis. They make everything inconvenient. (via Digital Trends) Physics changes in the last decade. (via Gizmodo ) Robert F Kennedy is the leading source of facebook’s antivaxx ads. (via Ars Technica) The hard lives of sanitation workers. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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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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