link love

A strong and horrifying commentary on a recent NYTimes article and the sleazy “reporter” who wrote it.

8 things some a$$#ole says in every debate about sexism

a female computer science major at Stanford discusses sexism

interesting discussion of what it’s like to be in a female pocket in a male-dominated field

Finding freedom in paris:  African American women in the Jazz age

guess how I spent the last hour of my workday  hint

Powerful and disturbing post by Academic Cog.  This one deserves to go viral.

A windy city gal discusses confronting fear.

On the Boston winter.  The comments provide a really good discussion about how this may not be a natural disaster so much as a politically created one.

One weird trick female animals use to control who gets them pregnant.

baby sea lions need help

Borderlands books sponsorships

things to replace shopping with

these are soooo true


Feb 15

the video at the end of this article is awesome.  Hard to believe she’s only 25– she is tremendously talented. I wish I were that awesome at 25… or you know, now.

this is worth watching all of

valentines for academics

You’re welcome.

14 Responses to “link love”

  1. Comradde PhysioProffe Says:

    I love how the big cat can’t keep from playing with the red discs.

  2. Comradde PhysioProffe Says:

    We just got this mailer from my institution stating that now we’ve got all kinds of additional options for our retirement investment funds, like lifecycle dealios and all kinds of equity and bond funds. Should I worry about any of that or just stick with the default, which is where I’m at now? (Sorry to derail, but you’re the only people I know who know jacke dicke about this shittio.)

  3. MutantSupermodel Says:

    Why do people accept adjunct positions that pay so poorly? In some cases, they get paid better teaching high school students. I don’t understand?

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