I wish I was as witty as Chris Onstad with alt-text

Here’s how I made my fiancé a blinking engagement ring: Build a symbol straight out of Achewood

BLINKY RING: A DIY engagement ring that blinks the date the author met her fiancé   At the end of 2015, 22-year-old Andrew Martin was celebrating the return of his favorite webcomic Achewood, written by Chris Onstad. The surreal story, which had been on indefinite hiatus since 2011, follows a group of friends (three cats, an otter, [...]

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Steve Bannon —The Man, the Myth, the Asshole

 Donald Trump’s top advisor is a loathsome human being.   Let me tell you about a guy. Not his politics, ideology or career — not yet. When he got his girlfriend pregnant with twins, he “made it clear that he would not marry [her] just because [she] was pregnant.” She said, he “told me that if the [...]

Anti-choice protesters protesting

Texas Will Force You To Hold A Tiny, Expensive Funeral For Your Miscarriage

…right before a holiday weekend and without fanfare, Texas’s Health And Human Services Commission proposed a new rule. Every abortion — or even miscarriage — that happens in a medical setting must be buried or cremated. Every single one, regardless of age of gestation, without the ability to opt out on the woman’s part. Starting on Dec. 19, 2016, [...]

Devon Rollins

Alumnus Devon Rollins co-founded a STEM nonprofit to help high school students reach their full potential

Empowering the Future Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Devon Rollins co-founded STEMLY, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that aims to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education to underrepresented minorities. Rollins believes a STEM education can foster the 21st century American Dream, especially for those attending schools in the inner-city, “tech-desert” neighborhoods like he did as a child. [...]