Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Explosive Titanic Craters, Biased Algorithms, Thermal Regulations via Holes in Head, and Telepsychiatry for Rural Healthcare

Titan lakes could be explosion craters. (via phys.org) Court algorithms that favor white people. (via Ars Technica) T-Rex’s used holes in their head for thermal regulation. (via weather.com) Telepsychiatry and rural healthcare access. (via NPR) Featured image credit via flickr

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Reality Checks: Collisions in Space, Cancer in Space, the Genetics of Sexual Orientation, and the Rising Heat that Afflicts the Poor

A SpaceX satellite had a bug that almost caused a satellite collision. (via the Verge) Complex genetics of sexual orientation. (via Ars Technica) Cancer cells in space. (via New Atlas) As with all things, the poor are most affected by rising heat in cities. (via NPR) Featured image credit via …

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Reality Checks: Toxic Masculinity on the Radio, Forming Political Beliefs, Vibrating Rocks, and Rescuing Animals

Radio host toxics the masculinity by calling a woman selfish for working and  her husband a beta male. (via Right Wing Watch) How political beliefs are formed. (via Ars Technica) Vibrating rocks. (via Wired) Rescuing animals from combat zones. (via NPR) Featured image credit via flickr

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Reality Checks: Bombing Hurricanes, Marian Anderson, Tidy Dust-free Asteroids, and Mapping the Rainforest Fire Effects

Using nuclear bombs on hurricanes will not help. (via CNN) Remembering Marian Anderson. (via NPR) A dust free asteroid! (via Ars Technica) A map of the carbon monoxide plume from the Amazon fires. We are so screwed. (via Scitechdaily) featured image via flickr

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Reality Checks: Elephants vs Climate Change, Locust Plagues, Ear Infected Neanderthals, and Facial Recognition Software

The role of elephants in preventing climate change. (via NYT) Plagues of locusts and how to prevent them. (via NPR) Neanderthals and ear infections. (via Ars Technica) Bernie Sanders calls for a ban on use of facial recognition by police. (via The Verge) featured image via flickr

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Reality Checks: Underground DARPA, Against Addictive Social Media, Nomming Giant Mole Rats, and the Dangers of NULL

NASA robots compete underground. (via JPL) Bill to curb infinite scrolling and auto play. (via NPR) People living at high elevations first ate giant mole rats. Nom. (via Ars Technica) Why NULL license tags are a bad idea. (via Wired) featured image via flickr

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Melting Antarctic, Experimental Ebola Drugs, Youtube and Toxic Video Recommendations, and Racism and Narcissism in the US

West Antarctica is melting and it is our fault. (via Nat Geo) Experimental drugs vs Ebola. (via NPR) The badness of youtubes recommendations. (via Ars Technica) Racism and Narcissism in the US. (via Al Jazeera ) Featured Image credit via flickr

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Reality Checks: Fires for Fertilizer, Border Wall Playing, CBD Oil Regulations, and Gamma rays from the Crab nebula

Fire in Africa fertilizes the Amazon. (via phys.org) Border wall see-saws (via NPR) CBD oil claims versus regulation. (via Ars Technica) Crab nebula hits earth with gamma rays. (via Cnet ) Featured Image credit via flickr

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