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currentsinbiology:

Young Scientists Say They’re Sexually Abused In The Field (NPR)

In a survey of scientists engaged in field research, the majority — 64 percent — said they had personally experienced sexual harassment while at a field site, and 22 percent reported being the victim of sexual assault.
Most of the people reporting harassment or assault were women, and the vast majority were still students or postdocs.
And for female victims, the perpetrator was more likely to be a superior, not a peer. “This is happening to them when they are trainees, when they are most vulnerable within the academic hierarchy,” says evolutionary biologist Katie Hinde , an author on the study in PLOS ONE. Hinde and her colleagues say this could be a factor in the large number of women who enter scientific fields but don’t continue.

Students work at an archaeological dig near Silchester, England.

currentsinbiology:

Young Scientists Say They’re Sexually Abused In The Field (NPR)

In a survey of scientists engaged in field research, the majority — 64 percent — said they had personally experienced sexual harassment while at a field site, and 22 percent reported being the victim of sexual assault.

Most of the people reporting harassment or assault were women, and the vast majority were still students or postdocs.

And for female victims, the perpetrator was more likely to be a superior, not a peer. “This is happening to them when they are trainees, when they are most vulnerable within the academic hierarchy,” says evolutionary biologist Katie Hinde , an author on the study in PLOS ONE. Hinde and her colleagues say this could be a factor in the large number of women who enter scientific fields but don’t continue.

Students work at an archaeological dig near Silchester, England.

currentsinbiology

thepeoplesrecord:

Here is a short list of a few of the hundreds of examples of the media intentionally manipulating the public to support Israel’s recent offensive against Palestinians
July 24, 2014

Please reblog or message with additions as you see/think of them and I will edit with the additions. I am sure we can create quite a large list of examples.
dailybuscemi:

Delirious (2006)

dailybuscemi:

Delirious (2006)

beyondtheoath

leapingrabbit:

mercurially:

Intense regret and shame as you slowly recall the events of the drunken night prior blog 2k14

Is this about me or are you feeling it too? If it’s the latter, team sisters mutual regret hug!

Team sisters mutual regret hug, definitely!

mercurially

Intense regret and shame as you slowly recall the events of the drunken night prior blog 2k14

straightallies:

grumpyspacetoad:

hashtagthatsreal:

weteevee:

is this how christian couples takes baths together

I don’t understand why it needs the gender colored lighting….

straight people need reassurance at every step in their lives

no homo couple’s bathtub

straightallies:

grumpyspacetoad:

hashtagthatsreal:

weteevee:

is this how christian couples takes baths together

I don’t understand why it needs the gender colored lighting….

straight people need reassurance at every step in their lives

no homo couple’s bathtub

cleancore
unclefather:

why?

unclefather:

why?

deadmutation

vintagegal:

Jane Fonda on the set of Barbarella (1968)

vintagegal

"Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortable and nasty about a new medium will surely become its signature. CD distortion, the jitteriness of digital video, the crap sound of 8-bit, all of these will be cherished and emulated as soon as they can be avoided. It’s the sound of failure: so much modern art is the sound of things going out of control, of a medium pushing to its limits and breaking apart. The distorted guitar sound is the sound of something too loud for the medium supposed to carry it. The blues singer with the cracked voice is the sound of an emotional cry too powerful for the throat that releases it. The excitement of grainy film, of bleached-out black and white, is the excitement of witnessing events too momentous for the medium assigned to record them."

Brian Eno, A Year With Swollen Appendices (via fleurlungs)

volumexii
nevebianca

leapingrabbit:

Oooh, I checked out Mulefoot GastroPub’s website. Everything sounds delicious! From the menu, they are not very vegan-friendly though, so heads-up Cynthia. 

I have never considered ~gastropubs~ to be vegan-friendly??

Cecropia moth I spotted a few days ago. Stunning!

cargsdoodles:

that dirty hipster au everyone totally wanted

cargsdoodles:

that dirty hipster au everyone totally wanted

cargsdoodles

leapingrabbit replied to your post “I have 15 mosquito bites on my hands, and two on my face >:( Bug camp…”

yikes. this is worrying.

bugs are baaaadddd this year. most everyone around camp’s got an electric racket and/or bug net around their bed. they’re calming down now though. glad i wasn’t here for the spring tbh.

on the plus side i get to wear this avant-garde fashion statement during field work.