Found this via the “Toward the Stars” blog. It’s timely as I heard an “aargh, I’m captain hook” the other day from the play room
A New X-men #1, eh? It won’t be the first and won’t be the last in my collection. If this cover is any indication of the story and art, mainstream super hero comics could be taking another step toward realistic and responsible female portrayals. I could be sneaking copies of this series into my little one’s stack of Mickey Mouse and Wonder Woman comics.
Stumbled upon this site recently and thought it be a nice collective that challenges the silliness that girls and science somehow don’t mix. From their site, “ScienceGrrl is a network of (mainly) female scientists who are passionate about passing on their love of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to the next generation.”
We need more of this. She’s hit her goal and then some on kickstarter (yeah!). As far as I can tell, her kickstarter project is currently how you can order the play set.
I’m not what you’d consider a punk and don’t really project this image onto myself, but I do listen to a lot of it. I was intrigued when I watched the trailer for this documentary that talks about guys in punk bands talking about being an engaged and loving father. I’m happy to see it on YouTube.
A few months ago, the design firm IDEO announced a new open-source platform for solving problems, OpenIDEO. The idea was that IDEO would toss out challenges related to what they were working on within their own agency, to see if their…
Food for thought - pun intended