Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: BDSM Sex Robots, Biased AIs, Bogus Homeopathy Data gets published, and Women Play Guitars

BDSM sex robots and the first law of robotics. (via Gizmodo) The biased AI amazon built for recruiting. (via BusinessInsider) Bogus homeopathy data published in a major journal. (via Ars Technica) Instrument makers realize women also play guitars. (via NPR) Featured image credit: Raven via flickr

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Reality Checks: Out of Control Climate, Finding the Heliopause, Political Taylor Swift, and the Danger of Flexibility Without Strength

The latest UN climate change report is alarming. (via Vox) Scientists think that Voyager 2 is nearing the edge of the solar system. (via Gizmodo) Taylor Swift made Republicans and white nationalists sad by announcing that she supports Democrats for the Senate and House. (via Rolling Stone) Is it possible …

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Reality Checks: Fitbit Data as Evidence, Migrants as they Wish to be Seen, the Consequences of Rape, and Suggested Responses to the Kavanaugh Confirmation

Fitbit data used in murder case. (via Ars Technica) Photographing migrants as they wish to be seen. (via NPR) Consequences for rapists vs consequences for victims of rape. (via Washington Post) 5 things you can do in response to the Kavanaugh Confirmation. (via TheMarySure) Featured image credit: Gadgetmac via flickr

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Reality Checks: Expanding the Use of the HPV Vaccine, Nobel Peace Prize, Human Feet, and Kavanaugh Confirmed

The HPV vaccine has been approved for people age 27 to 45. (via The New York Times) The Nobel Peace Prize goes to anti-rape activists. (via BBC) What makes the human foot special? (via Scientific American) Brett Kavanaugh is our problem now. (via Jezebel) Featured image credit: au_tiger01 via Flickr

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Reality Checks: The Kavanaugh FBI Report, First Detected Exomoon, Energy-Guzzling Computers, and Robot Gender Stereotypes

What’s the deal with that Kavanaugh FBI report, anyway? (via Vox) Astronomers may have found an actual moon outside the solar system. (via NPR) Why do computers use so much energy? (via Scientific American) Gender stereotypes in robots. (via Wired) Featured image credit: Colin Payson via Flickr

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Reality Checks: Sustainable Jet Fuel, Health Repercussions of Sexual Harassment and Mars, and Robots to Pet Jellyfish

More sustainable jet fuel. (via Ars Technica) Health repercussions of sexual assault and harassment. (via NPR) Traveling to Mars could cause cancer. (via NYPost) Robots that can pet jellyfish. (via engadget) Featured image credit: James Marvin Phelps

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Reality Checks: The Physics Nobel, the Goblin, How the LHC Won’t Destroy the World, and Suspended Sexist Scientist

The Nobel Prize in physics goes to lasers…and to a woman for the first time in 55 years. (via Popular Science) What a newly-discovered dwarf planet can tell us about the existence (or not) or Planet X. (via D-brief) No matter how much we might want it to, the Large …

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Reality Checks: Doomed Arctic Exhibitions, Net Neutrality Sued, NASA to go to the Moon and Beyond, and Experimental Martian Dirt

Investigating the doomed Franklin Arctic expedition. (via Ars Technica) California passed a net neutrality law and the US is suing. (via NPR) NASA has a 3 part plan to send humans to the moon and Mars. (via Science Alert) Experimental Martian dirt. (via UCF Today) Featured image credit: Duncan C via …

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