Science News: 7/26/13

So much science news, so little time! The last three weeks have brought us a lot of cool stories about space, dinosaurs, and the rest of the scientific world. Plus, there’s a special treat at the end for my fellow Neil deGrasse Tyson and Carl Sagan lovers. Read More Science News: 7/26/13

Advice to the Girl I Was

If you have a passive interest in astrology and what the planets have to teach us, you will know that by most accounts, two weeks ago was supposed to be a big astrological week. The planet Neptune was due to end its sojourn, which began in 1998, in Aquarius and enter Pisces on February 3rd. It was explained that this is big news because it is the last time that Neptune will be in Aquarius in our lifetimes. What the specifics of this change mean, I will leave to the astrologers to explain further. Read More Advice to the Girl I Was

Ladyghosts: Veronica Mars, Episode 12

Miracles really do happen in Neptune because the school’d guidance counselor has been awarded a grant to study grief.  This is pretty much never heard of for a random social worker in a public school, but I guess that’s how they work in Neptune.  Also, the students hit hardest hit by Lilly’s death are “mandated” to speak with the guidance counselor.  Ethics violation, much?  But, this social worker is going to need to suspend disbelief for this episode and just enjoy the secrets that are bound to come up because our girl Veronica has bugged the guidance counselor’s office.  Ethics violation for an ethics violation, I guess.  Meanwhile, the mystery of the week is that a student has snitched on V for making fake IDs.  A Neptune High student used the fake ID to get drunk at a bar, and he is now hospitalized for alcohol poisoning. Read More Ladyghosts: Veronica Mars, Episode 12