The work day is over and we now have the rest of the week with an hour loss to our days to look forward to. Ugh. If you’re like me and have been out of sorts for whatever reason, this may cheer you up.
I don’t know about the rest of you, but it’s been a bit of a trying week, and though I’m covering some important-yet-distressing stories, I admit that I went out of my way to find the good stuff, too. We’re all in this together.
The Polar Vortex in Gifs
Because baby, it’s fucking freezing outside!
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: 11/13/12
Science news is having a total eclipse of the sun today, along with some really smart animals and an awesome gif of the solar system.
Science News Roundup: 7/10/12
What a week, y’all. We found out that the Higgs boson is real and that mermaids aren’t (I wish I were kidding about the latter, on multiple levels). And for the second time, I have to link to a BBC article about penguin poo. I’m starting to think they’ve got a fetish. Off we go!
Science News Roundup: 6/12/12
It’s been a fairly slow news week in science, but there are still a few fascinating stories to share with you. Researchers have made a potential breakthrough in fetal genetic testing, dinosaurs may not have been as big as we thought, and some birds have different personalities according to their coloring. Oh, and penguins are […]
Chilling With Penguins
I have been exceptionally lucky in my life. I was a nanny for awesome people who traveled often, meaning I was given the chance to visit a ton of places in a style to which I had before been unaccustomed, not only for free, but while getting paid. A few years ago, a dear friend who, due […]
Science News Roundup: 4/17/12
Sometimes I have trouble finding enough interesting science stories to fill up this post, but the last two weeks have been chock-full of cool news! Hopefully we’ll have something to tickle everyone’s fancy. Unless y’all hate dinosaurs and penguins, which I highly doubt. :)
Science News Roundup: 3/7/12
This science news update is going back in time, with new information about the lessons we can learn from the end of the last Ice Age and the unexpected ramifications of climate change, how some trees survived the Ice Age in Scandinavia, and a look at some really big penguins. Plus, the best science YouTube […]
We Try It: Peppermint Marshmallows
Recently I was walking through my local grocery story and on a wintery themed end cap I saw something marvelous. I blinked. Did a double take. Gasped. Squealed out loud. Because YES, my eyes did see correctly: Peppermint Marshmallows!