Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Snow day roundup

Why poppies:

I can't believe I even need to type these words, but: no one should ever be detained for speaking another language.

Local journalism matters.

Lots and lots of women didn't get credit for their contributions to science, until some women made sure they did.

If businesses want communities to welcome them, they need to do better.

How the wedding-industrial complex gets you to turn over your money. Still, a wedding will cost much, much less than some divorces.

The physics of microwaving grapes and pear-shaped nuclei.

Make sure your reading habits don't make you too spiky for men. I'd better go hide my Hothead comic book collection.