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Mad Quickies: Scientist Somerville, NASA Women, Lego NASA Women, Kamala Fan Film, Boland Billboards and More!

Good day, my fellow seekers of truth. I’ve got some wonderful treats for you on this fine, fine International Women’s Day. Let’s start with THIS amazing fact… Meet Mary Somerville: The Brilliant Woman for Whom the Word “Scientist” Was Coined. Yes! It was! “Scientist” was originally used to describe Somerville’s …

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Ode to Sean Spicer

Sean Spicer used to be the White House Easter Bunny. Now he is the hired mouthpiece of a compulsive liar. Must be hard for Spicer being under all that pressure to help keep the authoritarian, nationalist regime on track while fighting against the First Amendment and that pesky enemy known …

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The Phones Are Bugged

Today has been a strange news day. I woke up to tweets seemingly straight out of the Twilight Zone by president numero 45 blaming ex-president Obama for tapping his phones at the Mar-A-Lago resort in Florida. Trump’s tweet: How low has President Obama gone to tapp my phones during the …

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Mad Quickies: #SciArt Storm, RBG Workout, Micro Images, Get Out Significance and More!

Good day, my friends! I have a variegated bag of links for you on this fine weekend. Top o’ my list is the #SciArt storm on twitter. Let’s get to it! Symbiartic is back, baby and they are kicking up a #SciArt tweetstorm at this very moment. Via Amy and …

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A Tale of Two Sessions

What’s new in the wacky world of authoritarian-republican-American-regimes? Well? Thanks for asking! On Tuesday night Trump managed to read his way through a TelePrompTer speech while actually wearing a suit that fit! This allowed your average cable TV news watcher to view him as almost human! Oh the joy Fox …

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Mad Quickies: Moonlight Madness, Paxton Tribute, Midi Unicorn, Paper Pipe Organ and More!,

Good day, mateys! I’ve got some current events and some groovy links for you on this lovely Monday. Let’s get to them! One of the most glorious moments of the Oscars happened right at the start when the night was fresh and free of stupid sketches. Mahershala Ali is the …

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Nolite te bastardes carborundorum

I just recently finished reading The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. It’s a fantastic dystopian novel about what happens in America when an extreme right movement takes over the country and women lose all of their rights. Sound earily familiar?  I highly recommend the book if you haven’t read it. …

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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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