Flavia discusses unpacking the library. I will soon be doing this, but in a much less organized fashion.
We picked this one from lesboprof because we like the last sentence.
What do you do when you get scooped? Girl scholar with some suggestions. (Note: we will extend this research in a later post of our own in a few weeks. It’s all meta.)
We’re not the only folks that picked up this skepchick post up, but it’s worth repeating all over the internet. Also: Martin Gardner, my favorite skeptic, would never have been an ass-hat. [update: spent this morning reading through google books by Martin Gardner that contain the word “feminist,” just to make sure… no sign of ass-hattery, though a poke at one example of feminist theory within a larger body of treating other feminist theory seriously. I also tend to agree that women are capable of thinking logically and that science does not need to become less think-y and more feel-y. Women can add new viewpoints and promote a better environment within the bounds of the scientific method. I vaguely recall that fad back when I was in high school but haven’t heard much about it since.]
If only things worked like this comic from pharyngula.
Fourth of July in Blighted Town. From Sheldon. The other of us is in a town experiencing Weather.
Boxcar kids has a part-time job in her field! Unfortunately the salary is less than her unemployment was, but hopefully it will lead to bigger and better things. Now would be a really good time to get over her dislike of foodstamps and other services available for the working poor whose purpose is precisely to help people like her get a temporary leg-up. (Yes, our conservative readers, these programs are sometimes misused, but ideally they are in place for people exactly like the Boxcar kids lady and her adopted children.)
If you liked First World Problems linked from Wandering Scientist, and you liked our post on SoCal, Academic Cog has some fun videos for you too. We are all some way or another going to Reseda… to dieeeee.
What’s in your belly button?
OW MY EYE “The bricks are sometimes under an enormous amount of pressure and can explode; and they could pop you in the forehead or eye.”
Put that thing back where it came from, or so help me: