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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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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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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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