In case you’ve been out of the loop, there’s a kerfuffle brewing on Twitter right now and it’s getting pretty awesome.
It seems that over the weekend NPR ran one of their usual boring interviews which usually just serve as background noise while you’re doing something else. The interview in question was with Shrinivas Kulkarni, an astronomer who teaches astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology. During the interview he was quoted by NPR as saying, “Many scientists, I think, secretly are what I call ‘boys with toys.” That stupid off-color comment set in motion an epic reaction from women in the science community who took to Twitter to remind everyone that women also play a role in these fields.
Using the hashtag #girlswithtoys, bad ass scientists from around the world shared dozens of images of women “playing” with microscopes, telescopes, Mars rovers, water pumps and more.
Our favorite movie that gave Beavers a little more street cred is now available on Netflix!
Back in March the film released in select theaters and VOD, but today it’s finally available to everyone on Netflix. Here’s a link to it
If you haven’t seen it yet get off your tail and watch it! Need some more convincing? Take a look at our review of the Zombeavers movie, or our interviews with the beautiful Cortney Palm and the legend Rex Linn, then put the movie in your queue and watch it tonight.
If you’ve already seen it, you’re one of the cool kids. Now spread the word so everyone else sees it 😉
Aside from the obvious reasons, let’s take a look at why this movie is crap. Universal dusted off an old 80s cartoon that many people loved and decided to take a steamy dump on it. In this new adaptation Jem is a small town Midwestern girl that goes the way of Beiber and gets catapulted into stardom through a Youtube video. That’s right, Youtube. Then of course that leads to emotional turmoil, a love interest, blah blah blah same story line as soo many other movies. So why does it suck? They took away the female empowerment message that was so critical to the original story. 80s kids will remember but if not, let’s rewind a bit.
We’ve been waiting for this to come out and it’s finally here. Bad Neighbour Notes launched their Kickstarter this morning. They seem like a great way to passive aggressively inform your neighbors that they’re acting douchey. Much like the fake parking tickets that have been around for a while, these notes should help your domicile be more peaceful.
Notes like these would have been helpful a while back to deter that maniac who used Round Up to kill my neighbor’s lawn that was never mowed. Not that I know anything about that. Let’s move on.
Check out the official press release and link to the Kickstarter page below