Month: November 2014
Because it’s Thanksgiving, the boyfriend and I will be doing a lot of traveling today and probably tomorrow to visit family, which will of course be stressful. It is for everyone, right?
Imagine where we could be
These charts finally explain where science denial comes from
I found this to be an interesting article. In summary: “Obviously, both politics and religious beliefs contribute to science resistance, and the relative influence of one over the other varies on an issue-by-issue basis.”
“The Legend of Zelda” is classist, sexist and racist
A friend posted this article on Facebook recently, and I am compelled to rebut it. Partly because I am a huge fan of the franchise – those are almost the only games I play, and referencing that game is how I met my boyfriend – but mostly, I am so compelled because that article misrepresents many … More “The Legend of Zelda” is classist, sexist and racist
Barbie As Computer Engineer
So if you’re a tech person with Facebook, you probably already know about this. Here’s the article where I learned about a book wherein Barbie is supposedly an awesome computer engineer. At the bottom of the article, you can see an update where the brand has apologized for this atrocity. There are many problems with … More Barbie As Computer Engineer
Atheist Sacrifice Is Real
On the Flaws of Feminism
While reading my webcomics recently, I found that one of the authors whose work I read had written an article about feminism, inspired by the controversy around the shirt worn by that scientist who landed a probe on a fucking comet, people. (Side note: you should try out his comic, as it is pretty thoroughly awesome.) That … More On the Flaws of Feminism
In God YOU Trust
Today, I was shopping instead of crafting. I was shopping mainly for crafting supplies, though. This happened because I tried to put air in my tires, but the gas station air compressor was out of order, so I had to go to another one. And then another one, because that one was also broken. By … More In God YOU Trust
Seriously, why is kid’s fashion even a thing?