NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan on her career. How 3D holograms work. What happens when you get your period in space. And more!
“To fully plumb the depths of my heart requires more than a single bar graph.”
The robot uprising, the porcupine problem, places you can hike, cool puzzles, curriculum, a man that’s a goat, octopi are aliens I guess, Shirley Manson, sexual healing with witches, we buy lots of books, Mey for president and so much more!
I’ve developed a real soft place in my heart for soft foods. So for today’s topic, I thought we’d talk about how to soften up other tough muscles! With science! Get pumped.
This rewilding farm in Sussex, Maria Bello on labels, why we need to stop abusing “the tone argument,” a list of good podcasts you will enjoy, Mara Wilson helps you breathe, and other stories you’ll be like, “oh I’m glad Laneia shared this” about.
Meet the lawyer taking on Uber, does your dog look at you that way because she loves you?, the evolution of Laverne Cox, genderqueer maternity clothes, a mom live-tweets her son’s abstinence-only sex-ed class, toddler songs ranked by feminism, a history lesson, an econ lesson, the appropriation of black women’s hair and chola fashions, why you crack your knuckles, where Cream of Wheat came from, and so much more!
A new book about women in science that you’ll want in your hands asap, what you can do right now about police brutality, how the Apple Watch could finally make us happy, but probs not happier than comfort foods, why Stef could never be an astronaut, there’s a lake full of rogue goldfish in Colorado, and a cute penguin at the end of this post!
Homeless LGBTQ teens and survival sex, music for cats, Janet Mock, badassery, the DOJ’s Ferguson report spawns many articles, OITNB S3, adoption, weed ice cream, being fuckless of your own volition regardless of age, Road Runner, #DearMe and so so very much more!
Modern Farmer please don’t leave us, Viola Davis and the cast of OITNB winning at the SAG awards, Angela Chase, gay adoption and parenting, Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual in an upcoming cabaret, what’s in your makeup, zodia snacks, and so so very much more!
In the early oughts, Dr. Orly Lacham-Kaplan got pretty close to figuring out how to turn two human eggs into a baby — something a lot of lesbians want to see happen very soon. What happened?
Queer and trans women of color living life, how to pet a cat, women punching people, grownup tomboy style, Everyone IS Gay, Brittani Nichols made them all that way, you can buy music, the Trans 100, abortions, a shitbag man got fired, poison, #pdxcarpet, turtles, marijuana, what I’m wearing this weekend.
“While I in no way want to distract from the important conversations going on about anti-Black racism in America, I think it’s also pertinent for us to deconstruct some of the tools and techniques being used by the police to maintain control. So today we’re going to talk about tear gas.”
Not everything science has given us has made our lives better.
A new study in the Journal of Family Medicine investigates how stigmatization and discrimination affect the mental health and relationship quality of transgender women and their cisgender male partners.
A new report from the Kinsey Institute shows that lesbians are more likely to have orgasms than straight women, and less likely to be unable to orgasm.
Studies and stories show that women don’t get the freedom to be both the mothers and the workers they want to be.
The cumulative effect of media coverage on pregnancy paints a pretty warped picture: that pregnant people are the number one health threat to their future children.
Lack of information makes it impossible for women and people of color today to make fully informed decisions about their health, and denies them the right to advocate for what happens to their bodies.
While it’s certainly true that one would face numerous logistical difficulties in carrying out murder via poison inside a prison, the rest of the advice in this Orange is the New Black segment is, um, hit or miss.
Make it rain Oobleck.