Fashionable Academics asked “What does a feminist look like?” and got a huge response! It’s a long compendium, but it’s well worth a read.
A beautiful and science-based response to the hurtful criticism that often surrounds the choice to undergo IVF.
We aren’t a particularly athletic group around here, but this essay by Ken Dryden (a former goalie for the Canadiens) on head injuries in hockey, in the wake of Max Pacioretty’s injury, is definitely worth a read.
We are, however, language dorks, and Pain in the English is a forum on the ambiguities of the English language.
March 22 marks the 40th anniversary of Congress passing the Equal Rights Amendment. Yet even after 40 years, the amendment hasn’t been ratified.
The first part isn’t particularly noteworthy, but scroll down for some games to play on public transportation.
Dear T-rex necklace. Please come and live around Katie’s neck.
Here’s a tumblr of the hilarious and ironic statements on Wikipedia with a  tag.
In Washington, recess and physical education are being removed from the curricula. This is a controversy because according to some researchers and child education specialists, children need a break from schoolwork.
A friend of a friend of Katie’s is auctioning off her kimono collection, with all the proceeds going to help people in Japan.
Forget the Anne of Green Gables drinking game – it’s all about Jane Austen!
Just call me Katie, Destroyer of Castles.
Cartoonist Scott Adams wrote a blog post comparing women to children and the disabled. This helps explain why Dilbert‘s never been funny. [Millie's unsolicited commentary: Good grief, what a giant pile of condescending and bigoted goose poop.] [Katie's unsolicited response commentary: Yep.]
How Men’s Rights Activists get Feminism Wrong.
Apparently someone’s made a satirical opera documenting the Mulroney era in Canadian politics, and while it looks hilariously awful, Millie really wants to go see it.
Chelsie is in awe of this DIY’d tuffed ottoman.
These may be the best recreation photos ever. Where does one even find a teal jumpsuit like that anymore?
Excavating a giant ant colony. This is amazing!
The perils of science blogging as a woman under your real name.