Weekend Reads: Zika virus, Counting at Dinner, etc

Well hello hello! How’s everyone doing today? Good? Great! Looking for something to read? Well I got you covered!


If you’re looking for….a book about science:

Here’s 20! All starring girls.

If you’re looking for….a public health crisis:

El Salvador encourages women to consider avoiding pregnancy until 2018 due to Zika virus concerns. Yikes.

If you’re looking for….a hero:

Meet the pediatrician who helped uncover the Flint, MI water crisis. Now she’s working to try and mitigate the damage.

If you’re looking for….some empathy:

Interesting take on teaching empathy through movement.

If you’re looking for….some plates:

Not reading, but I saw these on Twitter today, and I want them. I realized a while ago that counting with the little one at meal times it lots of fun.

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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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