The way we try to recruit girls into STEM fields is all wrong. We typically...– Tim Holt on why we still see the number of females in STEM fields fall way behind their male counterparts. Also see how geography paved the way for women in science. (↬ gender and science)
Disgruntled boy: Give me my phone! Are you serious that I can’t have my phone?! Are you for real?! This is ridiculous! Me: Pretend it’s the ’90s pre cell phones Disgruntled boy 1 minute later: Can I see your phone so we can go on youtube and listen to “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO? an interesting segue, but I give him props on his tenacity
new Bowie, catholicism, Marion Cotillard, gore, and burlesque. bohemea: David Bowie - The Next Day Directed by Floria Sigismondi & starring Gary Oldman & Marion Cotillard. EEE!
This one time a student I work with interviewed me and wrote a lol poem about my life in about 5 minutes. Let’s not forget that he kept asking me weirdly personal questions that I attempted to deflect. No, 10th grade boy I’m not married but I also don’t want to date you. “Filled with hate, but only for Tom Cruise [[MORE]]Also, snakes, meat… and especially hate. ...
Love you forever, The Hairpin
“So I wouldn’t include this if I were talking to a youth group, but we’re adults, and a passing wave of bad behavior is frankly a Failure’s friend. No matter how stalwart your spirit, it’s unlikely that you’ll keep your shit together all the time. Something will trip you up and no amount of yoga, meditation, or specially spaced out breathing will help. “Getting High” in this...
Roxane Gay is Spelled With One "N": What Empathy... →
roxanegay: I was a visiting professor at the University of Alabama last week, teaching a group of students about how to write difference into our fiction. I thought about how we teach many things in the creative writing workshop—how to read and think like a writer, how to bring discipline to the wilder of…
Library Missed Connections
Today the cute librarian at my local public library told me that she just finished the young adult book I was checking out and just started the more age appropriate book I was also checking out. The books could not be more different and I suddenly think soul mates exist.