Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind: Winter Bliss

Mmm…do you smell that? It’s the smell of a crisp winter day. Do you feel that? A cold winter breeze. Ahhh…it’s my favorite time of year. You like sun? Bah! Give me a cold day, a warm blanky, and a cup of hot chocolate any day. And maybe Doctor Who …

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Suspension of Disbelief

Suspension of Disbelief: The Night Circus

I have a soft spot for circuses. I think it has something to do with my obsession with elephants. I also love magic. Witches are always my favorite characters and people who can do “magic” (like at parties) completely captivate me. This book, The Night Circus, immediately appealed to me. …

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FeminismPop Culture

Westeros: A Man’s World

There’s a lot to be said for fantasy novels. They allow us to explore our world through another, in ways that might not be possible in a modern setting, and by borrowing the patriarchal world of Medieval times, we can use these stories as a lens to examine how people …

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Math

The Physics Philes, lesson 26: Euler’s Detour

In which limits is finished, special theorems are listed, and a slight mathematical detour is taken. It’s time! It’s time, ladies and gentleman, for me to finally – FINALLY – finish up the two chapters on limits. Two chapters that I wanted to take two posts has taken four, but …

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ScienceScience Sunday

Science Sunday: Morlocks – The Future of Human Evolution?

Let’s battle the depressing news that America is still neglecting climate change subjects and project into a future where none of that matters. I’ve recently finished reading H.G. Wells’ classic ‘The Time Machine’, where humankind has evolved into two distinct races, if not species. But is this likely to happen? …

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Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Concisely Explains a Phenomenon Edition

It’s finally Friday, you guys! I don’t know about you, but it’s been a long week. However, the weekend is mere hours away. It’s time to celebrate with some awesome sauce music.

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astrologyDear Sasquatch

Dear Sasquatch: Are Personality Tests Accurate?

Dear Sasquatch: My friends and I have been taking a bunch of personality tests, just for fun, really, but I have to admit that the results do seem to be dead on. Is there a scientific basis to any of these? —Lyssa P.

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Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind: Collecting Family

It seems that many of the women and females I know have at one point or another been inappropriately hit on. At work, on the street, in the grocery store. This happens to me occasionally, but apparently not as much and not to the same intensity as a lot of …

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