TS Tidbits 12.08
Yay! Final exams are coming! Hope everyone’s holding in there. I took a break from my studying (well, sleeping) schedule to deliver you some reading material.
- Smart Girls at the Party. Amy Poehler, of SNL fame, has a new Internet series out which celebrates girls who change the world by being themselves.
- In Defense of Teasing. Teasing is different from bullying–and, Dachner Keltner argues, may even be a good and useful thing.
- College is what you make it. For those of you considering or thinking about college, a new survey shows that college experiences vary more within a college than between colleges.
- TV shows consulting scientists. With shows like House and Eleventh Hour on the air, writers are hard-pressed to put actual, factual science in their plots.
- The LHC postponed until next summer. I’m glad they’re being careful. They could make a black hole, for heaven’s sake…