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oh. my. fucking. god. I sooooooo wish I had thought of inventing FEMINIST HULK!!!!!!!!!!!! I am in love with Feminist Hulk. In love. LOVE! Love, I say! Hat tip Rebecca of Adventures in Applied Math. UPDATE: Ms. Magazine interview with my new love!

We are a mere ten years into the 21st century. No jet packs for all yet, but things are moving at a lightning pace at Yale in the policy area. After more than a quarter century of debate, Yale faculty members are now barred from sexual relationships with undergraduates–not just their own students, but any…

I Had A Dream

Reader Jason commented on my post about compulsory smiling thusly: I just wanted to thank everyone for the comments here. They’ve been enlightening… to be honest I had never heard of anyone being ordered to smile outside of greeter/public relation jobs (chalk it up to youthful naivete, I suppose). With that in mind when I…

Over at A Blog Around the Clock there are a series of posts with great video interviews from ScienceOnline2010, but I’d like to especially point your attention to this one with David Kroll and Damond Nollan, both of North Carolina Central University. It was filmed shortly after their session on “Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial…

Professor in Training is working on a faculty website design and asks the following: I’m in the process of designing my own page and also a separate set of pages for my lab. I know the type of stuff I want in both of these but I was looking for feedback from both current and…

Beach Wheelchair Update

Two years ago I wrote about taking my mother to Cape Hatteras, and how great it was to have the use of a beach wheelchair that allowed my sister and I to take her right onto the beach. I wanted to call your attention to a comment recently left on that post by Jerry Nasello:…

UPDATE: Pat Campbell has asked that if you did take the survey initially when it was returning 404 errors, and you subsequently re-took it, drop her an email and she will send you cookies! She has promised to send cookies to the first 10 of my readers who had to retake the survey, if you…

Well, that’s quite a vigorous discussion we’ve all been having these past few days over proto-feminist d00ds, no? I am grateful to you all for your participation and for the many good suggestions made to help proto-feminist d00ds along the path of growth. In case some of you missed it, Comrade Physioprof offered his own…

In the midst of a vigorous discussion on my last post, reader Deatkin expressed his frustrations as to how he might engage in a positive manner in a discussion of feminist issues. In this case, it was not the hairy-legged man-hating feminazi Zuska who was intimidating; it was Comrade Physioprof. Now, I’m perfectly willing to…

Text and title shamelessly stolen from Sciencewomen, I have no time to write, am at mom’s again. Dr. Isis has decided to donate the funds from her blog traffic to fund a scholarship for undergraduate research, and has gotten the American Physiological Society to match her donation up to $500. And all you have to…