Amanda Hess at The Sexist: Roman Polanski Still Victimized By People Who Would Deny Him Fancy Awards
It’s unclear whether Herzog, Zellweger, and the festival’s other judges chose Polanski as Best Director out of political solidarity or pure artistic appreciation.
Lisa Wade at Sociological Images: Ski Jumping’s Weight “Problem”
In light of this, it’s really interesting to consider the fact that there is still not a woman’s ski jumping competition at the Olympics.
Matt Walker at BBC News: Peru poison frog reveals secret of monogamy
More surprising is the discovery that just one thing – the size of the pools of water in which they lay their tadpoles – prevents the frogs straying.
J. Adrian Stanley at the Colorado Springs Independent: What we’ll lose
It seems more likely that this failure to act was tied to a failure of imagination.
A common problem, is it not?
Peter Byrne at Sacramento News and Review: Students strike back
On March 4, students, teachers and workers from the UC, California State University, community college and K-12 systems will take part in a statewide Day of Action and Strike in Defense of Public Education.
Kristen Hinman at the Riverfront Times: Behold the Tearless Onion
It’s far from the biotech firm’s first foray into produce, but company officials say it marks a new approach to vegetable science: a way of looking at it from a foodie’s perspective.
Because there’s nothing foodies love more than Monsanto products.