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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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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 This week they rescinded a guidance that allows trans kids in schools to …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: 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: 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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