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Auctions for Science Extravaganza!

Auctions for Science Extravaganza!

Cross-posted with Skepchick. This is our last week to raise money for SkepchickCon, the science, skepticism, and social justice track at CONvergence, a sci-fi/fantasy con held in the Minneapolis area July 3-6. So we’re auctioning ALL the things so we can give you something in return for your support of all the activities, demos, salons, and panels we’re hosting at the con. If nothing i... »

Auctions for Science: DIY Plague Doctor Mask & Photo Shoot for 4 at CONvergence

Auctions for Science: DIY Plague Doctor Mask & Photo Shoot for 4 at CONvergence

Cross-posted with Skepchick. This week’s auctions to raise money for science education and outreach at CONvergence are all about cosplay! DIY Plague Doctor Mask Kit First, donated and handmade by Mad Art Lab‘s Ryan Consell comes a DIY kit for making your very own historical plague doctor mask, with pieces made from vegetable tan leather that you can dye or paint and assemble into this ... »

Auctions for Science: Wonder Woman Shoes & Vintage Science Textbooks

Auctions for Science: Wonder Woman Shoes & Vintage Science Textbooks

Cross-posted with Skepchick. This week’s auctions feature donations from our very own DrRubidium and Will, both of whom will be at SkepchickCon July 4th weekend in Minneapolis. In addition to science activities and salons in the Skepchick Space Lab, here’s a taste of some of the panels they’ll be on: DrRubidium: Getting Away with Murder Breaking Bad Science Song of Ice and Fire a... »

Auctions for Science: Photo shoot at CONvergence

Auctions for Science: Photo shoot at CONvergence

Cross-posted with Skepchick. This week’s auction is especially for those of you who will be attending CONvergence, the sci-fi/fantasy conference where SkepchickCon is held. Skepchick Jamie Bernstein is auctioning off a photo shoot at the con, so you can get pro quality photos of your cosplay. You can even include a friend! Check out the amazing photos she took at last year’s con throug... »

Auctions for Science: Virtual Music Lessons, Betty White Teaches Tango, and More

Auctions for Science: Virtual Music Lessons, Betty White Teaches Tango, and More

Cross-posted with Skepchick. SkepchickCon is just over a month away and we are down to the wire to raise money for science activity supplies, educational materials, and travel expenses for the many talented people who are bringing their expertise to our panels, workshops, and activities. This year, we have more than 40 panels and workshops, which you can see listed here, plus for the first time, w... »

Fundraising Auction: Handmade Beer and/or Dildo Cozy

Fundraising Auction: Handmade Beer and/or Dildo Cozy

Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. The SkepchickCon fundraising auctions are back this week with another one-of-a-kind handmade item, a bottle (or large dildo) cozy that Jodi Thibeault crocheted during the Godless Fiends Fabric Arts Hour, part of Freethought Blogs Conscience 2, the online freethought con. You can see the video here, where Jodi not only creates this BEFORE OUR VERY EYES but also d... »

Auction: Custom Cocktail by Mixologist Anne Sauer

Auction: Custom Cocktail by Mixologist Anne Sauer

Cross-posted with Skepchick. Anne Sauer’s custom cocktail is back! This very popular item already has bids, so get yours in or put it on your watch list for Sunday, March 30, 9:00pm EDT, when the auction ends. For those not familiar with this bit of personalized deliciousness, the auction itself is for a customized drink recipe made just for you based on your taste preferences. As with all o... »

Auction: Hangout with Noisy Astronomer and Group Astronomy Talk

Auction: Hangout with Noisy Astronomer and Group Astronomy Talk

Cross-posted with Skepchick. This week’s auctions to raise money for science education and outreach at SkepchickCon are auctions for science education and outreach. I know, it’s a bit meta, but now’s your chance to get all your astronomy questions answered by our very own Noisy Astronomer, Dr. Nicole Gugliucci, while also contributing to the science education of others. Nicole is... »

Auctions: Geek T-shirt Quilt & Pillows, Custom Rose Necklace, Moon Clock

Auctions: Geek T-shirt Quilt & Pillows, Custom Rose Necklace, Moon Clock

Cross-posted with Skepchick. We are very busy behind the scenes preparing for SkepchickCon, the science track at CONvergence, an annual sci-fi/fantasy con in the Minneapolis area. If you haven’t seen them already, check out Amy’s interviews with two of our guests, Dr. Siouxsie Wiles and Anne Sauer. We’ve also updated our website with more information about the guests and panels. ... »

Auction: Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Humorotica

Auction: Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Humorotica

Cross-posted with Skepchick. To help us raise money for science education and outreach at SkepchickCon, this week we have our first donated item from a reader, Angelina: a custom humorotica tale written to your specifications. Here’s a sample tale she wrote of Big(foot) Love to give you an idea of what you’d be bidding on. The auction starts at $25, and the winning bidder gets to choos... »

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