Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Federal Reserve not Giving Money, Free Streaming from the MET, a Guide to Coronavirus, and Prioritizing Weapons over Research

Explaining the federal reserve’s actions (they aren’t just giving out money). (via Slate) Metropolitan Opera will be offering free streaming. (via Vulture) Don’t panic: A guide to the coronavirus. (via Ars Technica) Pentagon wants more weapons, less research. (via NPR) Featured image credit: nursing schools nearme.com

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Reality Checks: Jimmy Carter Solar Powers a Town, Australia sues Facebook, Durian Fruits make a Semi Conductor, and Wells Fargo Officials Quit Instead of Testifying

  Jimmy Carter powers half a town with solar power. (via The NYT) Australia is suing facebook for billions (via Tech Crunch) Super conductor out of durian fruits. (via Ars Technica) Bankers resign days before having to testify to congress. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Whale-killing Sunspots, Marsquakes, Denim Forensics, and Prison Health

  Strange correlation of sunspots and stranded whales.(via The NYT) Detecting Marsquakes. (via Engadget) The state of denims forensics is not so good. (via Ars Technica) Mental health behind bars. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Oldest green fossil, RIP Mad Mike, Rest in Power, Katherine Johnson, and Weinstein convicted

  Oldest green fossil discovered is Chinese seaweed. (via The Guardian) Flat earther dies attempting to prove the earth is flat. Lack of science leads to tragedy. (via LaTimes) Farewell, Katherine Johnson (via Ars Technica) Harvey Weinstein, rapist, has been convicted.  (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Seeding Oceans, Plymouth Rock Vandalized, Electric Humidity, and Calling for Barr’s resignation

  Seeding oceans with iron may not help climate change. (via phys.org) Plymouth Rock vandalized. (via USAToday) Electricity from humidity (via Ars Technica) Calling for the resignation of the US attorney general. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Coronavirus on a Cruise Ship, Women Shut out From Best Director at Oscars, Errors of Iowa, and Girls Skateboarding in Afghanistan

Stuck on a cruise ship with coronavirus. (via NYT) Again, no women are nominated for best director at the oscars. (via CNBC) The errors and poor planning of the Iowa Caucus.  (via Ars Technica) A documentary about skateboarding in Afghanistan as a girl (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Dating via Wasps, Currents and Global Warming, Ancient Volcano Climbing, and Coronavirus Contagion

Mud wasp dating. (via BBC) Global warming is speeding up the planetary currents. (via Sciencemag) Ancient volcano climbing neanderthal (via Ars Technica) How does the coronavirus spread? (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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Reality Checks: Think Before You Like A Russian Bot, Murder of Butterfly Conservationist, Fooling GPS Data, and Myelin’s link to Autism.

What Russian Bots look like. (via Rolling Stone) Butterfly Conservationist found dead. (via CNN) How to create a virtual traffic jam. (via Ars Technica) Autism and myelin. (via NPR) Featured image credit: flickr

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