Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Trump, Trust, and War, a Circular Economy, and Testing Wifi Gear

Trump seems to be refraining from further military conflict with Iran, thank reason. (via NYT) Building a circular economy. (via Vox) How to test wifi gear (via Ars Technica) Much of the world distrusts Trump. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: NATO Reviewing Iraq Mission, Howler Monkey Testicals, Where there is no GPS, and Weinstein Trial

NATO reviewing Iraq mission following killing of Soleimani. (via al Jazeera) Testical size and volume of calls are inversely proportional in howler monkeys. Researchers warn against anthropomophizing results. (via Vice) Navigation pre GPS. (via Ars Technica) Harvey Weinstein goes to trial. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: New Dark Energy Theory, Fossil Parenting, the Apollo 11 Control Room, and Book Recap of 2019

New theory of Dark Energy. (via ScitechDaily) Fossil evidence that appears to show postnatal care. (via phys.org) Guide to the Apollo 11 control room. (via Ars Technica) NPR’s best books of 2019. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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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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