Just thought I’d repost this cool comic from sinfest.net
A couple of months back a strange article titled “Womanspace” appeared on Nature’s website. It is an impressive piece of misogynist shit. Claimed by the author, Ed Rybicki, in a comment to be “tounge-in-cheek”: Ed Rybicki said: I wrote this tongue-in-cheek, but I swear I’ve witnessed my daughter entering Womanspace recently: she’s 16, and has […]
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In late September a new TV show appeared on FOX. A show with dinosaurs! Yes, it is a bit like Jurassic Park—in many ways. I have seen it described as a cross between Jurassic Park and Lost. That may be true for the first episode or two, but after seven? … I’m not so sure. […]
For a little while now the hashtag #mencallmethings has been very busy on Twitter. The hashtag was started by blogger Sady Doyle last Monday. This hashtag has spawned a number of articles and blogposts. I have gone through the tweets and collected the most relevant links. Yes, it did take me several hours! Here they […]
Got this video from Amnesty via the Guardian. It highlights the situation for women in Saudi Arabia. There are many battles left to fight. Please consider supporting Amnesty and their important work around the world.
A talk by PZ Myers from the Imagine No Religion Conference from May 2011 in Kamloops BC Canada. The talk is a bit about the angry Christians who email him, a bit about atheism and a bit about the rants of offended theologians.
A link to this great article from the American Society for Engineering Education was posted on Twitter just now by Andrea James (@jokestress). The article is titled: Secrets Are Out — Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender engineers are no longer willing to hide their true selves. It tells the story of professor emerita Lynn Conway […]