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Trump Bans Press that Reports Facts He Doesn’t Like

Fake news. Trump and company have been using this tired excuse since before his election. Whenever an organization has published critical information about the administration or reported on the connections between Russia and the Trump inner circle, the shouts of “fake news” come back. Yes, there are fake news stories …

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Mind Your Own Genitals

Welcome to another installment of what-in-hell-is wrong with our government?! Surprise! The 45th president and his crew of old, rich, white men has furthered their attacks on the freedoms of the people they are meant to serve. This week they rescinded a guidance that allows trans kids in schools to …

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Seven Earth-sized planets have been observed by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope around a tiny, nearby, ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1. Three of these planets are firmly in the habitable zone.
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Visit the Glorious Trappist-1 System

Did you tune in for NASA’s big press conference today? Get excited, it’s a habitable-zone planet! Three of them, to be more precise. Goldilocks has sisters! After much speculation following the announcement of the announcement (it wasn’t ever going to be aliens, folks), NASA gleefully announced that the Spitzer Space …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Ferris Monsters, Humanitarian Drone, Synesthesia Mask, Logan Review, Nanoamerica and More!

Good day, my friends! Thought I’d drop by to lay a few awesome clicks on ya’…some interesting essays, a humanitarian drone and an engrossing piece on Emil Ferris whose style I cannot get enough of. Have at it! First, Emil Ferris Was Paralyzed. Then Her Book Got Lost at Sea.. …

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Coal in the Water

On Thursday, Trump signed a bill allowing coal companies to dump waste from coal mines into streams. This is an illustration of how I feel about it. I don’t understand how some people can care so little about the environment, that we live in, that we need in order to …

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No to Deportation Police! ¡NO a la Migra!

Want to stand up for the people who are being targeted for unfair deportation in the USA? My good friend from Texas, Courtney, asked me if I would make these two signs. One is in “Spanglish” and one in full Spanish. “Migra” means “immigration police” and if you are in …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Art-Less Weekend, Arabic Type Puns, World Press Winners, Vivid Methane and More!

Hello hello, my friends! I bring you some justified distraction to your day—rather amazing items here, I must say. For the duration of President’s Day weekend, The Davis Museum at Wellesley College has removed all works created by or donated by immigrants for their Art-Less initiative and it’s astonishing. Via …

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Recent Comments

  • User Avatarcriticaldragon1177 Beth Voigt, Too bad we just don't know at the moment, just how "Earth like" these planets really are. Right now anything thoughts that they... – Feb 24, 11:23 AM
  • User AvatarBeth Voigt Inspiring further confidence: the White House website. "The White House has posted inaccurate texts of President Trump's own executive orders on the White House website,... – Feb 14, 2:17 PM
  • User Avatarcriticaldragon1177 Beth Voigt, If it wasn't for everything else that makes me ashamed that Trump is our president now, this would. – Feb 13, 9:38 PM
  • User Avatarcriticaldragon1177 Donna, By the way, if you or anyone else here wants to play it, Darwin's Demons has just been released on Steam! I've been playing... – Feb 13, 9:34 PM
  • User Avatarcriticaldragon1177 Donna, That "Trump Archive" is going to be very useful! Thanks for alerting us to it. – Feb 12, 12:04 PM
  • User AvatarDonna I was just about to post the same thing! I love them all but this one is a special favorite. – Feb 03, 4:47 PM

Geekery

Newt Scamander standing with a sculpture of a lion
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A Hufflepuffian Protagonist

Newt Scamander is an unexpectedly interesting hero. He is even more interesting when compared with Harry Potter. It may seem like an unwarranted comparison. Harry Potter was a child in children’s movies. Newt Scamander is an adult in an adult movie. They may share a universe, but they’re fundamentally different …

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Trump Bans Press that Reports Facts He Doesn’t Like

Fake news. Trump and company have been using this tired excuse since before his election. Whenever an organization has published critical information about the administration or reported on the connections between Russia and the Trump inner circle, the shouts of “fake news” come back. Yes, there are fake news stories …

READ MORE →

Science

Seven Earth-sized planets have been observed by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope around a tiny, nearby, ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1. Three of these planets are firmly in the habitable zone.
ArtAstronomyNatureScienceScience & Nature

Visit the Glorious Trappist-1 System

Did you tune in for NASA’s big press conference today? Get excited, it’s a habitable-zone planet! Three of them, to be more precise. Goldilocks has sisters! After much speculation following the announcement of the announcement (it wasn’t ever going to be aliens, folks), NASA gleefully announced that the Spitzer Space …

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Music

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Holes in Humanity

This weekend, Cards Against Humanity has launched another Black Friday campaign. This year, if you give them money, they’ll dig a hole. That’s it. So far they’re over eighty thousand dollars. That’s a lot of money to throw into a hole. As an idea, it’s kind of funny. When it …

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