Archive for June, 2009

Dina Goldstein (website here) has done an interesting series of photographs recasting the Disney princesses in modern situations facing American women. Talking about it in JPG Magazine: “These works place Fairy Tale characters in modern day scenarios. In all of the images the Princess is placed in an environment that articulates her conflict. The ‘…happily […]


Found this post on Mike The Mad Biologist, and felt the need to share. In short, Senator John McCain makes a snide comment about what he suspects is a pork project, this time: “$650,000 for beaver management in North Carolina and Mississippi – how does one manage a beaver?” And once again, it turns out […]


So, this has taken me awhile to post, and for those of you who read various and sundry science blogs regularly, this is probably old news. But I’ll post my thoughts anyway, because its my blog and I’ll do what I want */childish voice*. Sharon Begley of Newsweek recently published an article asserting that academia […]


This blog has, admittedly, been somewhat silent of late. For that IĀ apologize. A perfect storm of exams, the real-life issues, and perhaps more than a little burnout from explaining to friends and associates that no, Swine Flu does not mean the world has come to an end. So what does it take to rouse the […]



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