Losing the Little One

It’s a damp day: not cold, but clammy and fatigued. I walk in and see Laila sitting near the bar. She’s tense. Her shoulders are pulled up tight to her ears, and her hands are balled in her lap. I’m about to dig in to something intensely personal and painfully absent in her everyday life. (Trigger warning for pregnancy loss.) Read More Losing the Little One

Friday News Bites: Sandra Bland, Egregious Deaths, SCIENCE! + More

This week’s news stories primarily regard the #BlackLivesMatter movement, science-y bits, and a splash of book news thrown in. Let’s get started, friends.

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Friday News Bites: #BringBackOurGirls Update, Books for Sailors and Prisoners + More

We have a grab bag of serious stories, entertainment news, and one more way Amazon is becoming our overlord. Let’s get to it:

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Science News Roundup: 1/25/12

This week in science news is a real mixed bag. We have solar storms colliding with the earth, more twins than ever before, mercury poisoning in areas that were previously thought safe, and really old dinosaur babies. Cool pictures after the jump! Read More Science News Roundup: 1/25/12