Gyre: The Plastic Ocean Exhibit

MightyMishPerspectives1 Comment


I first remember hearing about ocean gyres vaguely on television while I was still in high school, half-watching the evening national news in my parents’ house. I mostly remember seeing an astonishingly large amount of small, everyday plastic products washed up on some remote Hawaiian shore.

MightyMishGyre: The Plastic Ocean Exhibit

Rereading Harry Potter: 10 Questions I Have About The Magical World

Cate YoungBooks12 Comments


Because I’m a cheater, I’m rereading the Harry Potter series in order to meet my Goodreads Reading Challenge goal for this year. (Too lazy to hit the library for new books!) I reread the novels every year, but this is the first time I’ve really been reading with a critical eye. I sped through both Philosopher’s Stone and Chamber of Secrets but as a … Read More

Cate YoungRereading Harry Potter: 10 Questions I Have About The Magical World

Persephone Pioneers: 2 Girls, 1 Asian

LuannPersephone Pioneers1 Comment


Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin and Kelly Colburn make up the dynamic duo ensemble, 2 Girls 1 Asian, a new web series about two girls living in New York city, experiencing your typical 20-something situations, and of course, being half Asian and white.

LuannPersephone Pioneers: 2 Girls, 1 Asian

Carbon-14 Dating

DrEmilySchulzScience5 Comments


I’ve taken a bit of a break for the last few years. In that time, I’ve finished my PhD in molecular biology and I’ve started a post-doctoral fellowship. I’m very glad to be back with Persephone  and to be answering your science questions!

DrEmilySchulzCarbon-14 Dating

Cherry is as Cherry Does

MorettaPets10 Comments


In rescue, I used to really dread getting certain breeds of dogs because I knew they would be difficult to place. But the dogs that really ground my coffee were the purebred toy dogs. We didn’t get them very often, but when we did, we’d invariably get applications from people who shouldn’t have been allowed to have a houseplant, let … Read More

MorettaCherry is as Cherry Does