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News

Friday News Bites: Planned Parenthood Funding, #BaeofPigs + More

Hello, unicorns! I’ve been full of piss and vinegar regarding the GOP and anti-choice activists this week, but there are lots of science and entertainment stories I’d like to cover here too. Let’s get started:

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

Today, we answer some of your most pressing questions. What would a Recency-era version of Men’s Fitness look like? Can dinosaurs run in heels? Are you fucking kidding me?!?! (We get that one a lot.)

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Science

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!

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Science

Science News: 11/13/13

Happy Wednesday, everybody! Lots of good news this week, from asteroids that aren’t going to kill us all to several awesome new species (and babies of everyone’s favorite new species of the year). Also, updates on the supposed global wine shortage and early puberty epidemic. On the terrible end of the spectrum, though, there’s Haiyan.

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Science

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!

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Science

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!

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Science

Science News: 7/26/13

So much science news, so little time! The last three weeks have brought us a lot of cool stories about space, dinosaurs, and the rest of the scientific world. Plus, there’s a special treat at the end for my fellow Neil deGrasse Tyson and Carl Sagan lovers.

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News

Spying on the Midweek News

It’s only Wednesday and a lot has happened in the world. Well, a lot is always happening in the world. Just think about it, while you’re arguing with your coworkers about where to go for lunch, someone else is making a major arrest or unccovering a sinister plot.

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Science

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!

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Science

Science News: 3/26/13

So many cool science stories this week! Conditions were right for there to have been life on Mars! Daisy Morris, dinosaur hunter, is the coolest 9-year-old on the planet. And can earthquakes really turn water to gold?

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Science

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!

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Science

Science News: 12/11/12

What do volcanoes on Venus, Voyager 1, President Obama, and killer catfish have in common? They’re all in this week’s science news update!

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Science

Science News: 10/30/12

Hurricanes in October! Earthquakes and tsunamis!  Sharks falling from the skies of California! Science news has gone wild this week!

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Open Thread

This Open Thread has Dinosaurs on the Brain

Tonight at work, I got the song from “Dinosaurs” stuck in my head, and now it won’t. go. away.  I’ve heard that the only way to get rid of an earworm is to pass it on, so this is my gift to y’all.

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Science

Science News: 10/16/12

Welcome to the science news, Nobel Prize/space jump/shrimp puke edition! (Yes, I am serious. Pics after the cut!)