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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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3 Truths About Trumpism

Greetings from the Resistance! This week I found a video on twitter via Parker Molloy. It is expertly done in every way: script, illustration and voice. Its message is powerful and it is definitely something to share. 3 Truths About Trumpism The film was written by Ananya Roy and illustrated …

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Stop Complaining about 2016, You’re just Making 2017 Angrier.

I’ve seen a lot of people complaining about how terrible 2016 has been and then I’ve seen a lot of other people complaining about the people complaining about the year. Oh Internet, you so predictable! But maybe the complainers about the complainers have a point. Maybe 2017 is gonna be …

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You Have all the Tools You Need to Change the World

As we head on into the new year I thought I’d finish this illustration I started by coloring it in and adding some words of wisdom for the coming days. The words of wisdom were originally told to me by my husband, Johnny. I sometimes feel frustrated that I’m not …

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Science is Not the Enemy

For reasons, partially religious, partially ignorant, partially intentially denialist, the conservative Republican government set on taking over my country is very anti-science. Climate change is being framed as a hoax. The new head of the department of education wants to teach the Bible as fact in the classroom. Coal and …

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Fake News? Take a Razor to It.

If you like this type of art and commentary please consider supporting my Patreon. Today’s piece of art is both a philosophical and a scientific principle. Though not actually created by William of Occam (also spelled Ockham) it was made famous by the 14th century philosopher because he used it so …

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New Paper Doll! Flat Matt

Our fabulous collection of scientist paper dolls has a new addition: physicist Matt Lowry! Matt teaches high school and college physics, spreading SCIENCE! throughout the land and fomenting awesomeness in our future. A self-described skeptic, he believes in Carl Sagan’s adage that “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” He describes his teaching-by-example style …

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Argonne National Laboratory’s Microbiome Project: Surgery

Shortly after I’d written my last post (let’s not reflect on how long ago that was), I got tapped for a freelance project with Argonne National Laboratories. They have a YouTube series with Dr. Jack Gilbert called The Microbiome Project, and were looking to have a medical animation of what …

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