Quickies: Celebrating WAP, and other good news stories from the week
I’ve limited my media consumption these last few months in order to save what shreds of sanity I have left. Even still, every day feels like a barrage of awfulness that my anxiety disorder just loves to feed on. So, for this week, I’ve specifically sought out a few stories that I hope do NOT contribute to your anxiety, and…Read More »
The Feel Good Bar and Grill A Book About Robots You Can Color
You guys! I made my first book! It’s called The Feel Good Bar and Grill and you can color it if you want! From my Book Baby page: The Feel Good Bar and Grill is a fictional, illustrated story for all ages about a robot named Lina who builds a restaurant on the moon Enceladus. The Feel Good Bar and…Read More »
A Storm of Chemistry
Moon tea offers the women of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond The Wall some control* over their lives – a rarity in a series. This herbal tea is a birth control method, implied – or explicitly stated – to be an abortifacient. In George R.R. Martin’s The Storm of Swords, a recipe for moon tea is given by Lady Lysa as “…tansy and…Read More »
It’s the Sundaylies! With Imperator Peachiosa, Bisexuality Awareness, What “Gender Neutral” Means in Practice
Sunday Funny: Crag is such a nerd. (via Poorly Drawn Lines) Mad Art Lab The Chemistry of Rose Scent Amy explores the science behind rose scents with the help of Dr. Ray Burks. Making Imperator Peachiosa Seelix walks us through her amazing Furiosa/Princess Peach cosplay. A Case for Prince Zelda Ryan explores what the Legend of Zelda games could be…Read More »
#AskAChemist: Are wine baths a waste of money?
This week’s episode is brought to you by NBA baller Amar’e Stourdemire, Chemical & Engineering News, and Franzia. Enjoy! ________ Featured image from FranziaRead More »
Chemist on TV show NOT about meth
OUTRAGEOUS!!! Literally. The TV show is called Outrageous Acts of Science and I am the chemist! #OutrageousActs is a Science Channel show, described as below: Science Channel’s fast-paced countdown series OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE is back with more mind-boggling experiments, extraordinary inventions and jaw-dropping scientific stunts. All across the internet, self-appointed scientists are filming their outrageous experiments and misadventures. Our team…Read More »
It’s the Sundaylies, with Florence Sabin, the God of Mockery and Scorn, and the Corporate Relationship with GMOs
Sunday Funny: New Horizons (via xkcd) Mad Art Lab Mad Art Cast Episode #14 – Birdman! The Mad Art Cast crew discusses the Michael Keaton movie Birdman. Lymph, There It Is: Florence Sabin, Pioneer Woman of Medical Research (Women in Science 39) Dale writes about Florence Sabin, the scientist who rewrote our knowledge of the lymphatic system. Riddle of Valyrian…Read More »
#AskAChemist: Bear snake shark edition!
_________ Have a chemistry question? Ask a chemist! _________ featured image made by the author using PowerPointRead More »