Your Saturday “Stay in Bed” Stimulus
Every Saturday, you get your weekly dose of “Stay in Bed Stimulus” – great reads, fun videos, and amazing podcasts and pieces of music that will make you want to stay in bed an extra hour, and get your much needed relaxation time in this weekend!
Where are the Women Scientists and Engineers?
How many women engineers do you know? I would argue that you can probably count them on one hand because just 6% of professional engineers are women.
In this article Chief Executive Imran Khan discusses how in our media-obsessed age the representation of women in engineering provides very few role models. While the media cant be blamed completely for the lack of women in science it certainty isn’t doing anything to help to change this stigma or inspire women to join this field.
While most 8-year-olds ask Santa for toys, this young boy asked him to stop the kids at school from bullying his twin sister. He even pleaded with Santa, asking him if it “is it against the rules to give the gift early?” This inspiring story reminds us why sometimes we need to take a step back and let our children teach us a thing or two about kindness and selflessness.
The always funny Jon Stewart mocks cable news stations for their reporting on the Navy Yard shooting in this hilarious clip. When it comes to big events like this it is imperative to get the facts right so that you don’t become the next punchline to a joke.
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