We’ve got a bit more news than usual this week since Sara’s on vacation, plus lots of other interesting things to read and watch.
News in Europe: Russia Edition
Welcome to another news roundup, this week with mainly Russian news. It’s weird, sad, scary and also occasionally wonderful.
The Year of Reading Women: Beryl Bainbridge
Fun Fact: I wrote my thesis about Antarctic Literature. Yes, that’s a thing! My professor pushed the subject, because she was clearly taken by it, and her enthusiasm rubbed off on me. It’s very niche, but incredibly exciting and rewarding. Because there aren’t many fictional works that are set in Antarctica, you can get through […]
Not a lot of great news this week, but I try to end on an upnote, depending on your feelings for The Lion King.
Science News: 12/3/13
I have so much cool stuff to tell y’all about this week! I’m totally geeking out about some cool volcanoes, new species, dinosaur poop, and Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new segment on The Daily Show. Come geek out with me! There’s an iceberg gif!
Science News: 10/31/13
It’s mostly fun stuff in this edition of science news! We’ve got good news regarding a possible asteroid hitting Earth, takedowns of some really dumb science, and cool videos of Mars, the Moon, and a rebuttal to climate change deniers. Plus, a special Halloween treat if you read all the way to the end!
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 […]
Science News: 9/24/13
So… did Voyager 1 really leave our solar system this time? What’s new with rhesus monkeys? Why on earth are researchers looking at whales’ earwax?? Find out all this and more in the latest edition of science news!
Science News: 8/20/13
It’s been a few weeks since we last covered science news, so I tried to just hit the highlights. What sort of highlights, you might ask? Pink planets, baby orangutans, the olinguito (obviously), and a bear hoedown. Get ready for the awesomeness!
Science News: 7/2/13
I’ve got some special treats for you this week! From webcams, we’ve got a volcanic eruption and baby snow leopards. From a lady science blogger, a couple of fantastic takedowns of bad science (the sarcasm, it burns, but in a good way). Plus, news that’ll have you reaching for the paper towels instead of the […]
Science News: 6/18/13
Welcome to this week’s installment of science news, where we’ll figure out the origin of mysterious Martian gullies, find a lost city in Cambodia, and get the latest updates on women’s health. Plus, pretty Amazonian birds!
Science News: 3/12/13
Welcome to this week’s installment of science news. We’ve got SpaceX, comets, Arctic camels, Neanderthal-killing bunnies, and more!
Science News: 2/26/13
A lot of really cool stuff has happened in the last three weeks, so let’s dive right in to find out what’s new with Mars, Antarctica, dinosaurs, adulterous monkeys, and so much more!
It’s time to do a little reading. And then watch an adorable owl.
Science News: 2/5/13
Richard III was found under a car park in Leicester? Go home, Your Majesty, you’re drunk.