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This year, my little sister Eva celebrated her 10-year anniversary of going vegan. (She’s only 23. You do the math.) For the first few years, my mom had a rough time trying to come up with things we could all eat together, but over time we all got the hang of it and dinnertime was mostly peaceful (food-wise, at any rate). Holidays, of course, present a whole new predicament for a mixed-diet ... »
Carbon. Its astounding versatility is matched only by our total and historic complacency in the face of its wonders. “Carbon? Whatever – it’s, like, all over the place. Now, protactinium, there’s an element…” Working on the logic that exotic elements must breed exotic properties, and intoxicated by the trans-Uranium revolution of the 30s and 40s, the potential of carbon to surprise us still... »
Mad Quickies: Female STEM Heroes; Secret History of Pigments; Bionic Pop Star; a $666,000 Bill and More!
Donna had so many links stored up that she graciously loaned me some for today’s dose of Quickies. I think some of my favorite things all year are in this list, starting with… io9’s Most Amazing Science Images of 2014. You should spend a lot of time on this page. -Via Donna Whitehouse.gov is featuring women of the Administration, who work in STEM, talking about their female STEM ... »
Viral-content website Mashable recently asked Bill Nye if he could explain the basic concepts of evolution using emoji. The idea was that the generation that grew up with Bill Nye explaining science to them (yours truly, for one) didn’t have the luxury of text messaging, cat memes, or videos of the Old Spice guy playing music with his muscles. The reverse is also true — today’s s... »
Mad Quickies: Bro Country Mocked; Victim-Turned-Superhero; Satellites of Lobe; Art or Poo?; Plush Fungi and More!
You guys- the holidays are only mentioned a total of ONCE in this list. And yet- there is so much that is relevant to your life right now. Let’s begin… Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye are “Maddie & Tae” and that’s something you should know because their tune ‘Girl in a Country Song’ hit No. 1 by mocking bro country. And the bros aren’t laughing. You can watch their fant... »