Happy 4th to all our US readers!
- Goldieblox, the engineering toy for girls – From Felicia, who is torn about this, as am I. “Boys have strong spatial skills, which is why they love construction toys so much. Girls, on the other hand, have superior verbal skills. They love reading, stories, and characters.”
- My new convention harassment policy – Writer John Scalzi on how he will only participate in conferences that have a strong and well-publicized harassment policy.
- Not even cheese is safe from sexism – Regular cheese is masculine and low-fat cheese is feminine, clearly. From Mary.
- Landmark decisions for homeopaths – In the UK, the Advertising Standards Authority has published some ajudications that are not going to make homeopaths happy. From Critical Dragon1177.