Science News: 3/12/13

Welcome to this week’s installment of science news. We’ve got SpaceX, comets, Arctic camels, Neanderthal-killing bunnies, and more! Read More Science News: 3/12/13

Science News: 1/8/13

Happy New Year, Persephoneers! We’ve got plenty of science news to cover from the last few weeks, including flowers on Mars (not really), geysers in the Milky Way, and cheese. Let’s get right to it! Read More Science News: 1/8/13

News in Africa: 12/20/2012

This week’s update on Africa is the bee’s knees with some encouraging and heartwarming news amidst updates on the political scene. Read More News in Africa: 12/20/2012

News in Asia

To tell you the truth, I don’t know how much more bad news I can take so this edition of news in Asia is going to focus more on funny, quirky, and positive news from Asia. However, there is some bad news that needs to be addressed: Read More News in Asia

Science News: 11/13/12

Science news is having a total eclipse of the sun today, along with some really smart animals and an awesome gif of the solar system. Read More Science News: 11/13/12

Science News: 8/28/12

Wow, science has been busy the last couple weeks! (Serves me right for taking a week off.) We’ll say farewell to Neil Armstrong, catch up on Curiosity’s latest activities, check out a new species of owl that’s just begging to be turned into a meme, watch some cool videos, and get updated on the latest health news. And much more! Read More Science News: 8/28/12

The Great Orgasm Challenge: Body Positivity

Well, hello, orgasming Persephoneers! You know, when it comes to sex, there often seems to be an elephant in the room. Unfortunately, sometimes I feel like I am the elephant. Thunder thighs, flabby belly, lumbering around the bed like a great pachyderm. I try for body positivity, but so often, especially when I’m naked, it’s just really, really hard.

Pun intended.

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Book Review: “Water for Elephants”

I decided to take a chance on Sara Gruen’s novel Water for Elephants, after reading the rave reviews of the book posted on several social media sites by friends and acquaintances. The truth is, it is summer and I am desperate for a distraction away from my recent obsession with Grey’s Anatomy reruns fueled by Netflix’s instant queue. Read More Book Review: “Water for Elephants”