What is a chicken boomer? Now you know. From femme frugality.
An excellent article on how crazy we should let our jobs become from Dr. Crazy.
Cloud reminds us that you’re less likely to be oppressed if you don’t marry a douche. Only she puts it more positively– marry a unicorn instead, they actually do exist. (Personally I think the unicorn density is higher in the engineering fields.)
Lord hear our prayer for mid-November from Girl Scholar.
Dame Eleanor laments on kids today blaming the victim.
The Hermitage with excellent advice for students on how to write an email.
My (white male, published in Science) colleague the other day was explaining to me that the journal Nature kind of sucks and he’s never felt the need to send any articles there. Dr. Isis provides more proof on how Nature is behind the times and stupid. Paul Anderson with a fantastic comment. Update: Apparently the author of the piece is going around and posting nasty and/or clueless stuff under sock-puppet names in the comments of the places discussing this piece. So if you were wondering, “are there really so many clueless jerks in science”– maybe there aren’t quite as many as you thought there were… you only need the one to make multiple anonymous comments.
Savvy working gal with some tips about Social Security.