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I'm Bee. I'm a PhD candidate/hermit. I am, above all things, a scientist.

Some of my top shows are Elementary. Haven. Doctor Who. Battlestar Galactica. Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Pushing Daisies. A complete list of shows I have watched can be found here.

I also blog about things like feminism, queer issues, science, working in a research lab, and my girlfriend.

On this blog, spoilers are tagged and/or put under a read more. All shows are tagged by their title. Trigger and content warnings are used as needed (click here to see what I tag). Please always message me if you would like something tagged.

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Huge fire crossed the county line into mine (in California). Fire started and within 1 hour had spread to 300 acres. Now it’s estimated up to 600 acres and still 0% contained.

My whole Facebook feed is anxious crossposts about how far north it’s going to spread before it gets contained. Right now my mum said the air is completely filled with thick smoke.

Ohhh California in the summer. A state full of smoke. Great fun.


evilsoutherngentleman:

theblogthatneversleeps:

Barack Obama has attained a level of sassiness one can only dream of.

Holy shit it’s real.

evilsoutherngentleman:

theblogthatneversleeps:

Barack Obama has attained a level of sassiness one can only dream of.

Holy shit it’s real.



insanitysrequiem:

cautionlazer:

instead of spending 17000 dollars on dashcon let’s spend 17000 dollars on a remake of The Producers about the events of DashCon

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"You know, it’s absolutely amazing! Under the right circumstances, a conrunner could make more money with a flop then he could with a hit!"

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"Yes, you keep saying that, but you don’t say how.

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"Well, it’s simply a matter of creative accounting."

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"So in order for our scheme to work, we’d have to create a surefire flop!"

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"Step 1! We find the worst userbase ever assembled."

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"Step 2! We hire the worst staffers in town!"

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"Step 3! I raise $17,000!"

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"$17,000?!"

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"Yes! $8500 for me, $8500 for you. There’s a lotta gullible 12-year-olds out there!"

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"Step 4! We hire the worst panelists in town and open in Illinois, and before you can say ‘Step 5…’"

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"We close in Illinois, take our $17,000, and go to Rio!”

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~We can do it~


darthtrafford:

Star Wars:The Clone Wars

darthtrafford:

Star Wars:The Clone Wars


cloudy-with-a-chance-of-doitsu:

kiyarasabel:

pluckychicken:

crick3tknight:

lakidaa:

bi-polar-oid:

dinners ready

( ._.)./ an explanation: 
The dog has an issue where his esophagus doesn’t work right; it doesn’t get food in there right because it’s all stretched out and stuff. So what dog owners (and cat owners and I guarantee you the cat ones look goofier) do is make a highchair and feed them upright so gravity can be a hero. It’s also really cute. 
The disorder is called Megaesophagus. 

Here is a cat with the same disorder in his eatin’ sock. 

EATIN’ SOCK

ALWAYS REBLOG THE EATIN’ SOCK

He looks so excited to be in his eating sock!

*eatin’

cloudy-with-a-chance-of-doitsu:

kiyarasabel:

pluckychicken:

crick3tknight:

lakidaa:

bi-polar-oid:

dinners ready

( ._.)./ an explanation: 

The dog has an issue where his esophagus doesn’t work right; it doesn’t get food in there right because it’s all stretched out and stuff. So what dog owners (and cat owners and I guarantee you the cat ones look goofier) do is make a highchair and feed them upright so gravity can be a hero. It’s also really cute. 

The disorder is called Megaesophagus. 

Cat with Megaesophagus

Here is a cat with the same disorder in his eatin’ sock. 

EATIN’ SOCK

ALWAYS REBLOG THE EATIN’ SOCK

He looks so excited to be in his eating sock!

*eatin’

(Source: bi-polar-oid)


(Source: sandandglass)


lyndsayfaye:

fashion-runways:

RAMI KADI Un Souffle d’Orient Collection

Ye gods.


whedonverseappreciation:

Whedonverse Appreciation | Zoe Washburne

[5/5] Quotes


Last call!  Then these will probably get put up for general non-follower giveaway, so claim one if you want one.  I have plenty left, so pretty  much everyone will get their top 2 and frankly if you want more, probably just let me know.

doctorbee:

Follower Appreciation Poster Giveaway (part 2)

I have recently hit several milestone numbers in terms of followers and I think it’s incredibly lovely that you’re all here.  This is a thank you of sorts.  I have a whole bunch of 11x17 movie & TV posters (varying amounts of each) and I’m giving them to you.

It goes like this.  Current followers can head to my ask box.  Tell me which poster you want  (see part one for other posters)—images where there are 2 in one shot are double-sided.  Give me a name and address to mail to.  Done.

A few brief rules:

  1. You must have been following me at the time of this post.  (Sorry, clicking the follow button because you’ve seen this won’t do.  This is appreciating those who are here already.)
  2. You must be okay with receiving a folded poster.  I can’t afford to mail poster tubes for all of these so they’re going to have to get folded into envelopes (either in half or thirds).
  3. Currently limit 1 poster per person, but feel free to tell me a second choice and if I have extra posters at the end, I’ll try to see about doing those.

If this post is on your dash, this offer is valid.  (I will delete this post when I’m out of stuff.)  First come, first serve.


Last call!  Then these will probably get put up for general non-follower giveaway, so claim one if you want one.  I have plenty left, so pretty  much everyone will get their top 2 and frankly if you want more, probably just let me know.

doctorbee:

Follower Appreciation Poster Giveaway (part 1)

I have recently hit several milestone numbers in terms of followers and I think it’s incredibly lovely that you’re all here.  This is a thank you of sorts.  I have a whole bunch of 11x17 movie & TV posters (varying amounts of each) and I’m giving them to you.

It goes like this.  Current followers can head to my ask box.  Tell me which poster you want  (see part two for other posters)—images where there are 2 in one shot are double-sided.  Give me a name and address to mail to.  Done.

A few brief rules:

  1. You must have been following me at the time of this post.  (Sorry, clicking the follow button because you’ve seen this won’t do.  This is appreciating those who are here already.)
  2. You must be okay with receiving a folded poster.  I can’t afford to mail poster tubes for all of these so they’re going to have to get folded into envelopes (either in half or thirds).
  3. Currently limit 1 poster per person, but feel free to tell me a second choice and if I have extra posters at the end, I’ll try to see about doing those.

If this post is on your dash, this offer is valid.  (I will delete this post when I’m out of stuff.)  First come, first serve.


the-vegan-elves:

Beyond Meat On The Today Show



NBC’s Craig Melvin reported on Beyond Meat, a plant-based meat substitute, and challenged Matt Lauer, Al Roker, and the rest of the Today Show anchors to a taste-test. The goal: to see if any of these meat-eaters could tell the difference (in taste and in texture) between real meat and fake meat.

Spoiler alert: they failed.



Bill Gates and the founders of Twitter are already getting behind this product, and are betting millions that Beyond Meat could “change the world.” Gates has already tried the meat substitutes and was unable to tell the difference between their product and the ‘real thing.’ Gates has gone on record saying that if Beyond Meat’s producers can get international distribution and can drop the price below meat (it’s already almost cheaper), they “can make a real contribution to human nutrition.” And with no cholesterol, no trans fats, and no hormones, it’s easy to see how this company could realistically go on to do just that.

Considering the environmental devastation as well as the obvious and needless animal suffering and death caused by the animal agriculture industries, modern technology’s ability to create seamless imitations of real animal products leave no more excuses for meat-eaters.


Reduce your impact. Improve your health. Sacrifice neither taste nor price.

Go Vegan.

The really important part of this is Gates’ comments on price.  Beyond Meat is great and delicious, but always always always remember that vegetarianism/veganism are a privilege and things like Beyond Meat are EXPENSIVE (a pack of chicken strips is about $9 per pound of product vs the national average for buying real chicken at $1.50-$3 per pound).

It isn’t enough to make products that imitate taste and texture.  Innovations have to be made that allow for meat substitutes to be produced and sold at prices comparable to what people currently pay for factory farmed meats.  Beyond Meat is relatively new to the meat substitute game, and most subsitutes are able to drop in price after initially joining the market (for example, Gardein products have expanded in range and dropped in price as they become more widely available and stores price them competitively).

So basically… keep an eye on Beyond Meat as a product.  Try it if you can find and afford it.  But always remember that when you say things like “Go Vegan”, it’s a loaded statement and it isn’t viable to everyone yet.


lunchtrae:

stardust-seedling:

Fibonacci, the structure of our world.

I cant stop looking at it

lunchtrae:

stardust-seedling:

Fibonacci, the structure of our world.

I cant stop looking at it

(Source: jodeus)


rcsolstice:

choctawaukerman:

Today the US Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts bill that gave abortion/family planning clinics as 35 foot protection zone in which protestors could not harass clinic patients, opening patients to the possibility of harassment, verbal and physical attacks, and even death threats as they attempt to enter a clinic.

This is ridiculous.