This Week in Misogyny: UCSB Shooting

By now you undoubtedly know more than you ever wanted to know about Elliot Rodger and his misogyny-fueled killing spree. We already covered quite a bit of the story in this week’s Dispatches from Ladyblogland, but of course we’ve learned more in the interim. So much, in fact, that the rest of this week’s misogyny news and recommended readings will be getting their own post. Read More This Week in Misogyny: UCSB Shooting

A Few Things I Need to Get Off My Chest

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

Science News: 10/31/13

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

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 Roundup: 3/7/12

This science news update is going back in time, with new information about the lessons we can learn from the end of the last Ice Age and the unexpected ramifications of climate change, how some trees survived the Ice Age in Scandinavia, and a look at some really big penguins. Plus, the best science YouTube videos of the week: Neil deGrasse Tyson tells us the most astounding fact about the universe and time-lapse photography shows us the phases of the moon like you’ve never seen them before. Read More Science News Roundup: 3/7/12