Guest Post: Oh. I Thought You Were a Guy.

The first week in August was a big one for feminist Mars news (if I could design a beat…). August 6 marked the one-year anniversary of the Curiosity rover’s landing, and to celebrate, Mattel revealed Barbie’s 2013 Career of the Year: Mars Explorer. Mars Explorer Barbie (available in both caucasian and African-American varieties), with her shiny, […]

From Freud to Feynman: Curious Thoughts of Curious Minds

I wonder why. I wonder why. I wonder why I wonder. I wonder why I wonder why I wonder why I wonder!  The poet: Richard P. Feynman. The occasion: an undergraduate philosophy term paper at MIT. A great work of poetry? Perhaps not. An example of profound thinking and the ability to render a complex […]