Apparently mothers talk about math very differently to their daughters than to their sons. A study has found that the women studied used concrete numbers and numerical concepts more often when talking to their sons.
A response to n+1′s piece about ladyblogs and feminism online, which is both better written and much more reasonable than the original piece.
This short story imagining a underground network of women distributing birth control is not nearly far enough from the realm of possibility.
Millie’s real name is a source of confusion for many people, so reading a paper on how people form more positive impressions of people with easily pronounceable names is a bit disheartening.
Millie loooooved Carmen Sandiego when she was little, and this essay about how she’s a very positive Latina role model is well worth reading.
Want to know who’s trying to track your clicks on the internet? Collusion is a Firefox add-on that tells you who’s trying to track you.
Bret McKenzie of Flight of the Conchords fame won an Oscar. Good for him! And good for us, because it’s an excuse for some gratuitous New Zealand folk-rap. (Though we don’t really need an excuse.)