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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,

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

Event: FtBConscience 2

This coming weekend, from Friday, January 31 through Sunday, February 2 the second Freethought Blog on-line conference will be happening. The full schedule is available at Lanyrd. You can also subscribe to the schedule in the calendar of your choice here. The official con page is here at FtBCon.org. You can follow along on Twitter

SkepchickCon Auctions: Misandry Hat and Custom Deb Goddard Voicemail

Originally posted on Skepchick. We are back with more donated items to auction for SkepchickCon fundraising. All proceeds go toward supplies and informational materials for science and art education and outreach as well as travel expenses for the experts we're bringing to the con. SkepchickCon is the science and skepticism track at CONvergence, a sci-fi/fantasy

Carolinas Secular Student Summit Recap

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0VkoEEnPjk Hello there! I'm back TWO DAYS IN A ROW with a video for you! This past weekend I was at the Carolinas Secular Student Summit - surprisingly enough, not the same conference as the similarly named Carolinas Secular Conference, but follows the trend of being a traveling conference. This is the second year of

Preview: Carolinas Secular Conference

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doA1omExgws And now for something completely different - a video! This past weekend, I was at the Carolinas Secular Student Summit (which I'll be talking about tomorrow) and talked to Harry Shaughnessy. Coming up next month is the Carolinas Secular Conference which will be in Charlotte, North Carolina from October 4-6. It's $150 registration, $99

EVENT: Crypticon Horror Convention

Like horror?! Me too!! Crypticon is happening: September 27–29 at the Hilton Double Tree in Bloomington, MN. Activities include a make-up contest, kid’s costume contest, zombie prom, and a monster car show. Guests include Troy Holbrook, Christopher Lutz, Dave Schrader, Eric Vernor/Corvis Nocturne, Patrick E. Flanagan, Rob Dilauro, and Doctor Ivan Cryptosis. The group Scares

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