Stand Up for Mental Health

Update 11 Dec 2013: I’ve withdrawn my support of Healthy Place after they RTed this ridiculous bit of fat-shaming on Twitter. They never did respond to my complaint. Really, they should know better. I’ve added a new widget over there on…

CosmoPonies

I was going to write something serious, like an update from AAS, but then this happened instead. Pamela Gay:   Scott Lewis:   and my updated pony…   With props to General Zoi’s Pony Creator. Update: Pamela made us a…

2013

So I’m nursing a headache on New Year’s Day and it’s not for the reason you would think. Though I allowed myself one martini last night, that was also with dinner and a full bottle of water and a wee…

Looming Fiscal Cliff

If you live in the United States, the I probably don’t need to tell you about the fiscal cliff. It’s bad news for a lot of people. It’s really bad news for science. I previously wrote specifically about the state…

I write stuff…

With the hiatus from travel, I’m actually getting some things done around here, including blogging! I wrote a piece for Discovery Space News on hidden black holes and shared my experience as a skeptic on a ghost hunt over on…

Astronomy Grab Bag

Quick updates! The crowd-funding project for space science, Uwingu, got an extension to their Indiegogo campaign, and they are almost to their goal with just 6 days left! Can you help with a donation? A share? A tweet? I wrote…