Weekend Reads: Immunization Awareness Month, Octopus Moms, Science Shirts, etc

Happy August everyone!  It’s National Immunization Awareness Month.  Spread the word, not the disease.


If you’re looking for….a hardcore mom:

Check out this octopus.  4.5 years guarding her eggs.  No food.  Yowza.

If you’re looking for….some good news:

Land’s End got a complaint about their lack of science shirts for girls.  They promised to do better.  They did.

If you’re looking for….some math:

5 ways to help your kids be better at math.

If you’re looking for….an interesting Quora:

What to do when your 15 year old has a hickey on her neck

If you’re looking for….some class differences:

The Economist looks at class divides and how it affects where parents can spend their time.


Featured Image Credit: Army Medicine


Bethany is a perpetual student who just won't stop taking classes. She's gone from engineering to psych and family systems to applied statistics, and is really fascinated by how people feel about numbers. She blogs about this over at Graph Paper Diaries, and experimenting with contingency tables at Two Ways to Be Wrong.

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