Science News: 12/20/13

It’s time for one last quick dose of science news before the holidays.  Read More Science News: 12/20/13

Mad Men: New Amsterdam – Populated by WASPs, Fantastic Lingerie, At Least One Psychokiller in Training

Last time on Mad Men:

Peggy had a one-nighter with a soon-to-be-married man and all she got was this stupid stolen postcard and a Kanye shrug; Joan went there, saw that, did him, and all she got was a dog-eared copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover and a great big chip on her shoulder; Betty made canapés, spiked the punch, and was the Best Hostess and all she got was an absent husband, an anti-Semitic but lovable friend named Francine, and a frozen Sara Lee cake from a divorcée’s freezer; Don did a whole bunch of shit that no one really knows about, he could be Batman for all we know, made out with Rachel Menken on a roof, and all Sally Draper got was a guilt puppy, a playhouse, and an empty promise of a pony. Pete got a hot new wife and a roast waiting for him at home. What a lucky bastard. Or maybe not? Read More Mad Men: New Amsterdam – Populated by WASPs, Fantastic Lingerie, At Least One Psychokiller in Training

We <3 our Lurkers, Hate Bugs in this Open Thread

We’re all done with Tuesday and turning the place over to you all to chat it up in the open threads.  I don’t want to speak too soon, but I think the registration bug is fixed now, I’ve been getting notifications of new members again.  So if you’ve been hesitating or got the Blank Screen of DOOOOOOM when you tried to sign-up, give it another shot and jump in the conversation below. Read More We <3 our Lurkers, Hate Bugs in this Open Thread

Badass Ladies of History: WWII WASPs

This post introduces a new, periodic series on the awesome women who walked the world before we did.  Today’s Badass Ladies of History are the brave women who were trained to fly transport, testing, training and cargo missions during the last years of World War II. Read More Badass Ladies of History: WWII WASPs

Greetings and Salutations

Starting a wee bit late today, but we’re going to make up for it with some fantastic stuff for you to read today.  We’re refreshed and inspired after the weekend and we hope you are too!  Read More Greetings and Salutations