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Science

Science News: 8/14/12

The Mars rovers have been busy sending back pictures this week, with some of the first color pictures coming back from Curiosity and Opportunity still going strong eight years into its mission. We’ve also learned about yet another species of prehistoric humans, the importance of an unexpected substance to the ocean ecosystem, and good news […]

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Open Thread

Delurkify & Peek in Tiny Windows in this Open Thread

Happy Tuesday night, dear readers.  How is the week treating you so far? Are you getting things done like the Persephoneer badasses you all are?  It’s time for our Tuesday night tradition (after Trivia, of course) of encouraging our quieter readers to come out and get to know the rest of us a little better.

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Ladyghosts: Veronica Mars – Weevil Appreciation

I didn’t manage to get my Veronica Mars recap done for today, but y’all know that 75% of the reason that I watch VM is to get my Weevil time in.  So I decided to bring you a little gallery of Weevil photos for today!  You can thank me later.

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Style

Photographer Spotlight

Editor’s note: We’ve been incredibly lucky to find three (3!) incredibly talented photographers who have agreed to lend their talents to Persephone.  This post will introduce you to one of them, federov.  I found her on tumblr, home of all sorts of incredibly talented people and our prime recruiting spot.  Please enjoy her gorgeous (and […]

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The Daily Goodie

The Daily Goodie: We Heart Instagram

Good morning!  Happy hump day!  There’s a foot of snow on the ground, it’s cold and it stays dark too long, but we’re here to brighten your day and give you something interesting to read about.   To get you started, I found a lovely photostream on Flickr with a photographer showing off the iPhone Instagram […]

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The Daily Goodie

Daily Goodie: Shhhhh! Edition

Today we’re going to look at several beautiful libraries, both real and imaginary.  One of my greatest joys in this job is thumbing through (the very generous) Creative Commons images on Flickr to find just the right pictures to start the day around here.  Here’s to a fantastic Tuesday for all of our readers, with […]

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The Daily Goodie

The Daily Goodie: Brought to you by the color red

Today’s daily goodie is a set of red stuff.  Why red stuff?  My whole world is covered in snow and icicles, so the color makes me happy.  Expect beach picture sets by Friday, friends.  Hope you all had a great weekend, we’ll be keeping you away from your other responsibilities all day.

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Public Service

I Love the Smell of WordPress in the Morning

Good morning!  How is everyone on this fine Wednesday morning?  We have some great stories planned to keep you entertained/distracted during hump day.  Our Gaming writer, Jordan Shea, has a great piece on male vs. female characters in video games.  Selena will be writing a Gleecap and continuing her piece on Focus on the Family.  […]