Friday News Bites: #IStandWithAhmed, GOP Debate + More:

Greetings and Happy Friday, everyone. We’ve got a little bit about the 2016 U.S. elections, a talented student, plus the usual bits of entertainment news. Let’s get started:

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Friday News Bites: Planned Parenthood Updates, Political Maneuvering + More

Greetings, unicorns, and Happy Friday. This week’s news updates are a little more entertainment-heavy at the end, but first let’s get to this week’s politics and other newsy items:

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This Week in Lady Reads

Raise your hand if you want to see a gif of Pluto! Now put your hand down so you can scroll down to see it. :) While you’re at it, keep reading to check out the latest about Planned Parenthood, Idris Elba, and kale.  Read More This Week in Lady Reads

Friday News Bites: More LGBTQ Progress, Notable Obits + More

Happy Friday, everyone. Lots to cover this week with everything from 2015 Emmy nominations to new birth control laws to Pluto finally getting its close-up. Let’s get started: Read More Friday News Bites: More LGBTQ Progress, Notable Obits + More

Science News: 10/16/13

Welcome back to science news! This week, we’ve got a rundown of all the awful things the government shutdown has done to scientific research and more men who won Nobel Prizes (sorry, ladies!), but also a lot of cool findings from ancient history (the cave painters were ladies!) and some awesome videos about supervolcanoes on Mars and a SpaceX Grasshopper launch. Read More Science News: 10/16/13

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

Science News Roundup: 7/17/12

Another week, another science news roundup. We’ve got some awesome space news, baby snow leopards, HPV vaccine news, dinosaur sex, and more! Read More Science News Roundup: 7/17/12

Shifting Science: Facts That are No Longer Facts

When I was in elementary school, I learned a few things. Sure, I didn’t learn everything I needed to know in elementary school, unlike Robert Fulghum, but I learned some stuff. In the intervening hummina-mumble-butt years, I have learned that some of these facts are not, in fact (ha!), true.   Read More Shifting Science: Facts That are No Longer Facts