The Morning Open Thread: Phobia Edition

It's that time of the morning where we throw off the shackles of convention and discuss whatever topic comes to mind. To get things started I've decided to offer up the topic of phobias. What irrational fear gets your pants feeling a bit damp? Keep clown photos to a minimum please. Coulrophobics appreciate it. » 3/06/15 9:41am Today 9:41am

Free Digital Copy of Wonder Woman's First Appearance on Comixology (US).

After being told about some free digital DC comics on the Google Play Book Store (mostly first issues to try and get you hooked, but a couple helpful looking graphic novel lists), I decided to check if they had the same deal on Comixology, and that's when I discovered a couple cool freebies (sorry this is probably… » 3/05/15 6:05pm Yesterday 6:05pm

History Of My Pokémon Teams

After writing my controversial fiction opinions thread, I kept thinking back to memories playing the old Pokémon games as a kid and the teams that would help me through them. I would always keep small teams until the end so as such, made a connection with all my Pokémon. Unfortunately, all my old cartridges except for… » 3/05/15 4:09pm Yesterday 4:09pm

Calling all science writers/bloggers....

Does anyone have advice about getting into science writing/blogging and finding part-time work in science writing? I think it's time for me to switch fields/do something different and see what's out there. I know the obvious answer is simply start my own blog, but I'm wondering if anyone here has any… » 3/05/15 4:04pm Yesterday 4:04pm

TMIT: Too Much Information Thursday

SNOW DAY! What do you do with a bonus day off of work? I realize some of you have probably never known a snow day but surely sometimes you get a day off that you weren't expecting for some reason. Just go with it, if that's the case. » 3/05/15 12:05pm Yesterday 12:05pm

We've gotten more snow day delays and closings this semester than we ever did when…