5 Absolutely Bonkers Things Happening in Science
World news lately has been pretty awful. Turns out I’m now illegal in both Uganda and Tennessee. We have governors that scream about culture wars when their states rank near-bottom in all measures. Seems like we’re all existentially trapped in a net of our own making. But at least science
How to See the Rare Green Comet That’s Passing Earth This Week
I have a super distinct memory of the Hale-Bopp that was visible for a few months during 1997. I was 16 at the time and my friends and I piled into cars and drove to the outer parts of San Diego County so we could get away from light pollution
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
Is Pink Noise the New White Noise?
by Laurie Riihimaki The method of using white noise to get some deeper zzz’s is tried and true. Many of us can’t sleep without the noise of a fan or an AC blasting in our rooms. The more sophisticated white noise-lovers even opt for apps that have an array of
Love Isn’t Just a Feeling: It’s Literally a Drug
by Kate Brunotts With celebrity hookups breaking major headlines and the constant pressure to couple up and settle down, it’s hard to escape the crush culture. There’s no doubt about it; we are collectively obsessed with relationships and love, but our fascination may be more rooted in our biology than
The Case for Aliens Living in the Ocean
By Hannah Harkness While I don’t claim to be an expert on Alien conspiracies and I wouldn’t consider myself a paranoid tinfoil hat wearer that knows the truth about everything, I have a theory that even the biggest skeptics don’t disagree with me on. If aliens are on earth and
The Orgasm Gap Matters More Than The Wage Gap
The best part about being a woman in the 21st century is having whatever kind of sex you want, with whoever you want, and no one will burn you alive for witchcraft! It helps you weed out the douchebags faster, and we have the medical technology to both prevent and
Why Dogs Are Better Than People, and of Course Cats Too
Why do “dog people” seem so frick’in happy all the time? Dog owners always seem to hanging out chatting and smiling at each other in the park, with while cat people are home alone listening to folk music. Not even touching warm bundles of poop can bring dog lovers them down. Social
Let’s Talk Particle Physics!
I exist in the realm of unicorns and rainbows. I like a glass of wine, a spinning record, and a fanciful retelling of an unfortunate seduction. Personally, I can’t imagine anything more boring than something called “particle physics.” But even if you are like me, you might enjoy tonight’s talk,