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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny

There was a ton of great writing about Bill Cosby this week, and because there needs to be balance in the universe or some shit, a corresponding amount of truly heinous commentary. Let’s dive on in. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Women of Science Fiction: Lois McMaster Bujold’s Falling Free

I had been meaning to check out Lois McMaster Bujold’s sci-fi novels for a couple of years (because I really enjoyed her Sharing Knife fantasy series), but my local libraries and bookstores never had the straight-run of her popular Vorkosigan Saga novels. As a slightly off-topic aside: nothing puts me off a writer or a […]

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Science

EXCLUSIVE: I Was at the SpaceX Dragon Launch (and it was amazing)

This weekend, I got to have a once in a lifetime experience: I was one of 50 people chosen to participate in a two-day NASA Social surrounding the scheduled launch of the SpaceX Dragon, the first commercial vehicle going to the International Space Station. I got to meet some amazing people, hear some of the […]

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Science News Roundup: 4/3/12

Two weeks ago, we discussed several new species and a possible new human ancestor that have been recently discovered, and this week we’ve found trees thought to be extinct and what may be a new step (literally) in human evolution. Researchers may have also discovered the reason behind declining bee populations. And in space news, […]