Bad Love (Songs)

What are the worst love songs of all time? Well, this list on Yahoo! is a good start, but it barely scratches the surface of love songs that leave something to be desired, such as “love,” or in some cases, “song.” Along with Billy Joel’s “She’s Always a Woman,” noted here for describing the sociopathic,…
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Halloween Roundup: Witches, Wizards, Superman And Inexplicably, Kale

Plenty of Halloween-related material out there this week, and the Smithsonian in particular has a lot of great stuff. Kale can be used to predict what your spouse will be like! No, it doesn’t make a lot of sense, but quite a few other traditions of this ilk don’t either. It’s an old Halloween tradition…
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Halloween: Rapidly Becoming Truly Scary

Halloween might be the scariest holiday out there, at least for women and girls. The above image came from a Tumblr blog (warning: profanity). I can’t say that I’ve ever watched Sesame Street, but Cookie Monster doesn’t look like the kid on the left, does it? Cookie Monster looks like the kid on the right.…
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Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

It’s Ada Lovelace Day, a good day to celebrate women in technology careers! If you don’t know who Ada Lovelace is, check out this wonderful Science Chicks blog post. She was the first computer programmer. Not the first woman programmer, the first programmer, and she did it without having a computer to program anything on.…
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Lefties Unite! With Your… Weird Scissors And Stuff

Today happens to be Left-Handers Day, dedicated to all you weirdos who use funny-shaped scissors and golf clubs and stand on the wrong side of the mound in baseball games. Not being a lefty myself, I don’t have a lot to say about it, but I do like the old phrase “Only left-handed people are…
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