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Perspectives

I’m Going on an Internet Detox

Don’t worry, Persephone is definitely on the safe list.

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You Complete Me Internet

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

I spent the weekend exploring Baltimore and I found a lot to love in charm city. Equally as lovely is this week’s roundup of everything weird and wonderful in ladyblogland.

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You Complete Me Internet

Dispatches from Ladyblogland Know How to Smize

What do you get when you toss “Bikini Kill,” the ability to smize, and questionable social justice tactics? This week’s dispatches from ladyblogland!

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Women In Academia

Students Say the Darndest Things

The Internet is rife with amazing things: grouchy cats in hats, interactive games, new recipes. The list just goes on and on. But often, each great thing has its equal and opposite horrible, terrible thing. For all the grouchy cats I enjoy, there are that many posts and blogs dedicated to pointing out the foibles […]

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Science

Science Stories in the Digital Age

I like to ask scientists and science students about their favorite science stories. I have to admit that sometimes I am greeted with blank faces, a fact that stings my science-communicator pride. I use the word “story” because the most compelling bits of scientific information are just that – there might not be a strong protagonist […]

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You Complete Me Internet

Dispatches from Ladyblogland Argue About Ladyblogland

Ladybloggers love us some ladyblogs, so here’s what we’ve been reading all week.

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You Complete Me Internet

5 History Blogs Worth Reading

Let’s face it: we all love our down time and just want to sit and veg some days, but we also feel that pressure to make good use of the little time to ourselves we have. Fear not, Persephoneers, here is an answer to this problem: history blogs! And while we’re all guilty of falling down […]

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Ladyguides

Ladyblogs You Should Be Reading

Welcome back lovelies, to our ongoing series of Ladyblogs You Should Be Reading. This week, I wanted to highlight some style and fashion blogs that veer away from the status quo and do fashion on their own terms.

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Perspectives

Breaking Up (With a Website) Is Hard To Do

Oh, I’m not talking about Persephone, of course. We will be together forever. I’m talking about other (inferior!) websites that you outgrow, or that outgrow you. It’s always tough to say goodbye, but sometimes it’s very necessary. I graduated from college and got a full-time job in 2004 (do the math, nerds), and I found […]