Maria Archer

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65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s

The books that will move you, inspire you, make you cry, make you think, make you laugh. Even if you read them in high school or college, you'll have a different perspective on them now that you're Out In The World. (Trust me.)<p><i>With extra-special thanks for their suggestions to the BuzzFeed</i> …

Fox News Says Middle School Anti-Bullying Class Is 'Lesbian Role Play'

When Bard College students recently held anti-bullying workshops at a middle school on topics like gender identity and consent, instructors split …

Middle School

11 Super-Sweet Extreme Dessert Combos

One way to improve a dessert is to put another dessert inside it. We've all enjoyed ice cream cakes at one time or another, and cakes were richly …

Florida Considers Ridiculous Ban on Race- and Sex-Selective Abortion

A group of almost comically deluded and ineffectual legislators in Florida are bringing up sex- and race-selective abortions in the state. They make …


The Search for Antimatter

Major Brain Dump!

Breaking News: Mars Suitable for Life

π 'N' Science

Viking Sunstones and Mummy Health Secrets

Top 5 Deadliest Substances on Earth

Anxiety Hurts

Why Do Cats Purr?

We're Going Asteroid Wranglin'!

The Crumbling Case for Austerity Economics

The gods have a dark sense of humor, it would seem. Just as Mrs. Thatcher, the great hero of conservative economics is being laid to rest, the arguments for the austerity policies that she championed are crumbling before our eyes.<p>Back in 1979, Mrs. Thatcher resurrected the dogma of budget cutting …

Understand the Sequester (Spoiler: It's Bananas.)

North Korea: Explained

Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars

<b>Want to go to Mars? Dutch organisation Mars One says it will open applications imminently. It would be a one-way trip, and the company hopes to build a community of settlers on the planet.</b><p>Uncharted waters, mountains or far away lands have always drawn explorers. History books show that desire for …