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Mom, nurse, pet lover, burlesquer, avid reader, craft brew fanatic. In love with all things science!

MA: Circumcision Protest

There is an eight day ten city protest being held against male circumcision. The protest in Boston will be held at the Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon St - Rain or Shine, 10am - 3pm Co-sponsors include Intact New York, DelMarVa Area Intactivists, Intact Maryland, Intact Massachusetts, Intact Rhode Island and New York City NYC

Hey, look up in the sky!!

Apparently it's a busy week if you're into gazing up at the sky. Over at the National Geographic site, Andrew Fazekas and his Starstruck blog have the info all laid out for us. From North Taurids Peak, the Moon and Uranus, Venus and M22, Comet ISON is getting closer, the full Moon in Taurus, to

MN: Minnesotans Unified for Healthy Air

On November 6, from 6:30-8:00 State Representative Keith Ellison (MN-D) will be speaking, along with Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger from the MN Department of Health, Will Steger, Polar Explorer, Mohamed Idris from ARAHA and Karen Monahan from the Sierra Club on the importance of protecting the environment. (spoiler alert.. it's the only one we have)

Anniversary: War of the Worlds

From PBS American Experience: Shortly after 8 p.m. on the Halloween Eve, 1938, the voice of a panicked radio announcer broke in with a news bulletin reporting strange explosions taking place on the planet Mars, followed minutes later by a report that Martians had landed in the tiny town of Grovers Mill, New Jersey. Although

NYC: Village Halloween Parade

This looks like a lot (did I already say a lot) of fun... Too bad I'm in Minnesota and already have plans. It's the 40th annual Village Halloween Parade. The line up (in costume only) starts 6:30-8:30 on 6th Avenue South of Spring Street and North of Canal. The theme this year... Revival.