Happy Friday, Unicorns. It’s time for your (favorite?) weekly round-up of politics, science, entertainment and other newsy bits from around the interwub. Let’s get started.
President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday had its fair share of highlights, and we’ve also got updates on the situation in Yemen, a found Mars lander, and much more. It’s time for Friday News Bites…
We’re on an LGBTQ bent again with this week’s newsy roundups, along with news about the Malaysian Air flight that was shot down and some recent obituaries. Let’s get to it.
Music and science may seem to be strange bedfellows — the only songs I could think of were Thomas Dolby’s “She Blinded Me With Science” from the ’80s (and if you’re not old enough to remember that era and its fabulous goofy technopop, check out Devo while you’re at it), and “I Sing The Body Electric” from Fame (from the ’70s, which is making me feel really old). Read More The Music Of Science
Because I just can’t deal with this ignorant shit anymore. WHY are we still debating evolution?? WHY do people think that the recent snowfall in the South was fake and engineered by Obama/the NSA and contained nanobots or “chemtrails” and that it also negates global warming?? My head hurts just typing that out, but apparently there are a lot of people who believe. They shouldn’t. Read More A Few Things I Need to Get Off My Chest
It’s time for one last quick dose of science news before the holidays. Read More Science News: 12/20/13
It’s mostly fun stuff in this edition of science news! We’ve got good news regarding a possible asteroid hitting Earth, takedowns of some really dumb science, and cool videos of Mars, the Moon, and a rebuttal to climate change deniers. Plus, a special Halloween treat if you read all the way to the end! Read More Science News: 10/31/13
So… did Voyager 1 really leave our solar system this time? What’s new with rhesus monkeys? Why on earth are researchers looking at whales’ earwax?? Find out all this and more in the latest edition of science news! Read More Science News: 9/24/13