Views you can use, science, and April Fool’s jokes done right. Fun stuff!
Ijeoma Olua on why we’re really upset at Trevor Noah’s past problematic tweets.
I love YA lit, but I also kinda love the gentle mocking it got from #VeryRealisticYA.
Why you should poop at work.
A new science-themed Cards Against Humanity expansion pack has raised a shitton of money that will go to scholarships from women in STEM.
How scientists are using tampons to find water pollution. (It’s not gross, I promise!)
Yes, it’s OK not to be with your kids 24/7. They’ll be fine.
A coyote was hanging out on the roof of a bar in Queens. Not an April Fool’s joke. (Suck it, Brooklyn.)
Now for some actual April Fool’s Jokes!
- Goodreads announced KINDLR, a dating app that matches people based on their bookshelves. If only!
- The Smithsonian claimed that they had Wonder Woman’s invisible jet on display.
- Two different knitting jokes — “Hey Girl” yarn and a campaign to knit chrysalises for monarch butterflies. Except now I really want to make tiny crocheted butterflies and chrysalises to put them in!
- Trolling Top Gear! “Capaldi is alleged to have punched a Dalek right in the eyestalk during an angry outburst in-between filming.”
- OMG I want this.
— Gamewright (@Gamewright) April 1, 2015
— The Onion (@TheOnion) March 31, 2015
What did you read this week?