Friday News Bites: Space! History! Internetting!

This week’s news stories are quite a bit about reconciling the past with the future. It’s a mixed bag of good and bad, as per usual, but there were a lot of interesting links to catch my eye. Let’s get started.

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This Week in Misogyny: No Nudes is Good Nudes

The major focus this week has been on the celebrity nude photo “leak” scandal (which wasn’t a leak at all; the pictures were stolen). Other people managed to be terrible too, of course! This shit never stops. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny: No Nudes is Good Nudes

Book Review: How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You

As a Crazy Cat-Person who is currently without cats (and therefore feeling a profound cat-deficit in life) and as a longtime reader of The Oatmeal, of course I had to get my mitts on How to Tell If Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You.

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Takedown: How to suck at your religion

You know when something bothers you just a little bit, and you ignore it, and then it bothers you just a little bit more, and you ignore it, and then it bothers you just a little bit more, and you ignore it, and then BAM you can’t ignore it anymore? That’s what this week’s Takedown is about. Specifically, smug atheists. Read More Takedown: How to suck at your religion