badsciencejokes:

themelissamiller:

I love this.

Everyone should read this. Yes it was from a comedy but it’s so true. Don’t be so dead-set in your ways. Science is always changing.

(Source: phoebesbuffay)

"This is the inside joke of creative writing programs in America. We know creative writing doesn’t make money, and yet we continue to graduate talented writers with no business acumen. At best, it is misguided. At worst, it is fraudulent."

We need to teach students more about the business aspect of the writing life. (via millionsmillions)

If you are thinking of going into debt for an MFA, please read this.

(via lauriehalseanderson)

travelpaintrepeat:

Advice for the young, ballsy, and indecisive.

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I’ve received a lot of questions from readers lately about careers and jobs, mostly from those in high school, college, or recent graduates. The questions take many forms and specific topics, but the underlying panic is:

"What the hell…

This reminds me of the dissertation proposal process…

scientific-women:

Awww yeah, my lab!

thebrainscoop:

diabolikdiabolik:

Emily Graslie, the Chief Curiosity Correspondent of The Field Museum in Chicago. Probably my favorite Chief Curiosity Correspondent of any museum.
Check out her YouTube channel, The Brain Scoop, devoted to exploring all aspects relating to the curious world of taxidermy, zoology, natural history museums, and the culture of animal preservation.

Someday I won’t be the only Chief Curiosity Correspondent. 
Can’t you imagine going to an annual “Conference of the Chief Curiosity Correspondents”?! We’d have it in a different Museum or collection every year and talk about discoveries and adventures 
maybe we could have themed uniforms with matching hats and vests 
and our own handshake or symbolic greeting
c’mon world, let’s get on this

thebrainscoop:

diabolikdiabolik:

Emily Graslie, the Chief Curiosity Correspondent of The Field Museum in Chicago. Probably my favorite Chief Curiosity Correspondent of any museum.

Check out her YouTube channel, The Brain Scoop, devoted to exploring all aspects relating to the curious world of taxidermy, zoology, natural history museums, and the culture of animal preservation.

Someday I won’t be the only Chief Curiosity Correspondent. 

Can’t you imagine going to an annual “Conference of the Chief Curiosity Correspondents”?! We’d have it in a different Museum or collection every year and talk about discoveries and adventures 

maybe we could have themed uniforms with matching hats and vests 

and our own handshake or symbolic greeting

c’mon world, let’s get on this

leanin:

Mo’Ne Davis’ hot streak continues. She dominated in her team’s opening game in the Little League World Series on Friday, becoming the first girl to throw a shutout in LLWS history. Davis is the 18th girl to play in the Little League World Series but the first to throw a shutout.

"Throwing 70 miles an hour," she said. "That’s throwing like a girl."

(Source: chicagotribune)