Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Cult of Mac Edition

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Cult of Mac Edition

You guys! Did you hear? Apple announced its new products this week. *swoon* I’m fully ready to admit that I’m a bit of an Apple groupie. If I had the disposable income, my apartment would be decked out in Mac. I just can’t get enough of that smooth user interface and App Store! And, even though I’m an analog watch person to the core, that Apple Watch looks awfully pretty. T... »

Reality Checks: Young Readers, Political Science Denial, and Real Artificial Hearts

Reality Checks: Young Readers, Political Science Denial, and Real Artificial Hearts

Millennials are readers. (via Slate) Stop pretending that liberals are just as anti-science as conservatives. (via Mother Jones) Scientists are getting closer to creating functioning human hearts. (via The Atlantic) Women in the Senate demand the NFL adopt a zero tolerance policy on domestic violence. (via Think Progress) Featured image credit: Samantha Marx via Flickr Got a link you think we shou... »

Reality Checks: Silicon Valley Sausage Fest, America’s Greatest Athlete, Unstable Science Funding, and “Tampon Run”

Reality Checks: Silicon Valley Sausage Fest, America’s Greatest Athlete, Unstable Science Funding, and “Tampon Run”

“Silicon Valley’s biggest sausage fest” is better than last year, but it’s still a sausage fest. (via Mother Jones) Serena Williams is America’s greatest athlete. (via The New Yorker) U.S. science suffers from booms and busts in funding. (via NPR) Teens invent a game aimed at de-stigmatizing periods. (via Jezebel) Featured image credit: Boss Tweed via Flickr Got a lin... »

The Physics Philes, lesson 114: We Got da Beats

The Physics Philes, lesson 114: We Got da Beats

Remember last week we learned all about wave interference. As I mentioned at the end of that post, we stuck to waves that have the same frequency. But that’s not always how things work out in the real world. Something slightly different happens when we have two waves overlap that have slightly different frequencies, and all we have to do is apply some concepts we already know and love. Let&#... »

DBT Skills: The Calm Yo Tits Edition

DBT Skills: The Calm Yo Tits Edition

Sorry for the slight break in the series friends. I’ve been in the process of moving to Ireland, starting a Master’s program, deciding I hated everything about it, and then making the decision to move home again, which has taken up a bit of my time and mental energy. But we’re back now! If you’ll recall, the last post explained “DEAR MAN”, skills for how to make a request o... »

Reality Checks: The Fappening is Gone, CDC on Vaccinations, and Coral Currents

Reality Checks: The Fappening is Gone, CDC on Vaccinations, and Coral Currents

The subreddit on which the latest spate of celebrity nude photos were leaked has been taken down, but not for the reason you think. (via Jezebel) A CDC report shows what happens when people refuse to vaccinate their kids. (via io9) Coral engineer their own tiny currents. (via Inkfish) How teens are driving the technology of the future. (via Wired) Featured image credit: Neville Wootton via Flickr ... »

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