As we continue watching the response to Hurricane Maria unfold, those of us who care about sustainability should be mindful of who we’re enabling to gain figurative power as well as literal.
Where do birds go during a hurricane, the physics of cozy sweaters, free posters of women mathematicians, and more!
Did you know that you can avoid tangled headphones by winding the cord into figure eights? It’s true!
What I’m about to share isn’t a new idea, but times are hard, life is short, and dammit, we all deserve something good right now!
“Middle-earth’s got 99 problems, and mountains are basically 98 of them.”
On Sunday, Michael Phelps raced a great white shark. He lost.
Game of Thrones returns on Sunday, and from the looks of things, it’s going to be a delightful time for us all.
Making wine in space, modern medicine doesn’t take women seriously, a solar eclipse is coming up soon and so many more links!
Where to look for a “glory” and other small joys.
Crank up some mood music and let’s get into it!
I’d like to think that all of us are exactly where we’re supposed to be right now, doing exactly what we’re supposed to be doing. And if what’s required of you right now is to look at gifs of dancing robots, so be it.
“Calculate how many ‘free’ airline snacks you would need to eat to break even on the cost of your plane ticket.”
President Trump doesn’t set the budget; Congress does. And all 435 seats in the House and 34 out of 100 seats in the Senate will be up for midterm elections next year.
Trump’s tax plan is historically regressive, setting up huge tax breaks that help wealthy men keep their wealth while queer women get nothing.
“Yes, that’s right. This is literally the farthest place away from Earth that we know of. Pack your bags.”
Did you know that the pioneer of graphic adventure games was a woman?
The danger of talking about science as a series of value-neutral truths is that it obscures the human decision making that took place at every stage along the way, as institutions were built up. It implies that the biases held by those decision makers are shared by everyone, and are therefore insignificant.
Tiny clay succulents, actual living scientists, space craft grazing Jupiter’s rings, and more.
They want to overwhelm us and exhaust us with the chaos. I reject that. Here’s a recap of every anti-science action Trump’s administration made this week and some ways to fight back.
Let’s take a look together and see which parts of the film were fact, and which parts were beautiful, exquisite, powerful fiction.