#MALCosmos Live-Tweet: Week 3!

#MALCosmos Live-Tweet: Week 3!

Don’t forget to join in for this week’s #MALCosmos live-tweet of The Cosmos with Neil DeGrasse Tyson! Here is the episode description for tonight’s episode, “When Knowledge Conquered Fear:” In “When Knowledge Conquered Fear,” Neil deGrasse Tyson sets off on the Ship of the Imagination to chase a single comet through its million-year plunge toward the sun. Later, Tyson visits the ... »

Ms. Marvel #2: Heina Dadabhoy and I Talk Islam in Comics, and the Demise of the Spinebreaker.

Ms. Marvel #2: Heina Dadabhoy and I Talk Islam in Comics, and the Demise of the Spinebreaker.

Yesterday, Marvel released the second issue of Ms. Marvel, a series featuring the trials and tribulations of Kamala Khan, a Muslim of Pakistani background who finds herself suddenly a superhero.  Skepchick’s own Heina Dadabhoy and I had a quite wonderful conversation about it, religion in comics, and the cross-roads of ethnicity, identity, and sexuality, which you can read below if you’... »

Mad Quickies: make love or art or science, not war.

Mad Quickies: make love or art or science, not war.

Artist Alejandro Guijarro asks what do you see in this Quantum Mechanics’ class chalkboard? {via Mindy T.} Paging John Cage. The indie band Vulfpeck is funding a tour by streaming silence on Spotify. {via Brian G.} io9 sez: These science books deserve to become documentaries. {via CriticalDragon1177} Make love, not war. {hat tip to @OxbloodRuffin} The Hungarian photographer Sarolta Bán uses ... »

Don Moyer adds monsters to tradtionally Willow Ware china

Mad Quickies 3.18 – Magic Pigs, Monster Dishes and Burrito Lovesongs

It’s the better-late-than-never Tuesday Quickies! First our featured image is some lovely monsters invading Don Moyer’s idyllic pottery: Willow Ware Monsters. I would buy these dishes in a heartbeat! What if Doctor Who was played by dogs? Continuing my love of itty bitty historical artifacts: Nesting Pocket Globe What can we learn about privacy from porn stars? 8 Book Historians you sh... »

closeup of chocolate cupcakes with buttercream frosting

Kitchen Lab: Chi-rish Cupcakes That Did Not Bomb

Even while I was bartending, I thought the idea of a shot named the “Irish Car Bomb” was a little… rude. Offensive. Insensitive, at least. “Har har, all of these ingredients are Irish, and you drink the shot in a way that’s called a “bomb,” and those Irish folks are always blowing each other up with cars! HAR!” Now granted, being from Detroit, I may ... »

#MALCosmos Live-Tweet: Week 2!

#MALCosmos Live-Tweet: Week 2!

Once again, your friends at Mad Art Lab will be live-tweeting tonight’s episode of The Cosmos with Neil DeGrasse Tyson! Feel free to join us on Twitter using the #MALCosmos hashtag. Here is the episode description for tonight’s episode, “Some of the Things That Molecules Do:” Host Neil deGrasse Tyson is on a voyage to explore the relatedness of all livings things and the po... »

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