Feelin’ Down? This Post Will Turn That Frown Upside Down

The work day is over and we now have the rest of the week with an hour loss to our days to look forward to. Ugh. If you’re like me and have been out of sorts for whatever reason, this may cheer you up.

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Friday News Bites: Women’s Health, SAT Changes + Attempts at Good News

I don’t know about the rest of you, but it’s been a bit of a trying week, and though I’m covering some important-yet-distressing stories, I admit that I went out of my way to find the good stuff, too. We’re all in this together.

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Science News: 9/24/13

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

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 Roundup: 7/10/12

What a week, y’all. We found out that the Higgs boson is real and that mermaids aren’t (I wish I were kidding about the latter, on multiple levels). And for the second time, I have to link to a BBC article about penguin poo. I’m starting to think they’ve got a fetish. Off we go! Read More Science News Roundup: 7/10/12

Science News Roundup: 6/12/12

It’s been a fairly slow news week in science, but there are still a few fascinating stories to share with you. Researchers have made a potential breakthrough in fetal genetic testing, dinosaurs may not have been as big as we thought, and some birds have different personalities according to their coloring. Oh, and penguins are scandalously filthy sexual deviants. Yeah, I figured that would get your attention! Read More Science News Roundup: 6/12/12

Chilling With Penguins

I have been exceptionally lucky in my life. I was a nanny for awesome people who traveled often, meaning I was given the chance to visit a ton of places in a style to which I had before been unaccustomed, not only for free, but while getting paid. A few years ago, a dear friend who, due to being a bit on in years and having some challenging health issues, needed a companion on the trip of a lifetime – Antarctica. Read More Chilling With Penguins