It’s February 12th–HAPPY DARWIN DAY EVERYONE! I’m celebrating with my traditional Survival of the Feastest, followed by Common Dessert.
- GoldieBlox Means Well But Doesn’t Live Up to the Hype – I have a background in engineering, and honestly, there are much better building toys for girls than GoldieBlox.
- The Most Dangerous Mushroom – Oh Death Cap, why must you be so alluringly tasty? (Not that I would know, although I do love mushrooms.) On a more serious note, this is a wonderful article about the science behind mushroom poisoning and the current research on therapies to cure people. From Dan.
- More and More Americans Think Astrology Is Science – Hopefully they’re just confusing it with astronomy, right?
- What Happens After Friends-With-Benefits? – Apparently, Hook Up Culture isn’t as bad as some people thought. (Gasp!) From Heina.