Description: Awesome and sometimes giggly hosts, Lara and Meredith put together amazing sets of pumped up, mellowed out and always rad music — by females.
Quote from #2 Spooky Tunes: “You just heard the least spooky song of all time by Coven”
If reading IRL, Google: Grow Radio Gainesville Florida Female Trouble
If reading virtually, click: http://bit.ly/SFtL2V
Social Science Bites
Description: Renowned social scientists twist your mind and raise a brow. It’s not just jargonized common sense; it’s pretty darn cool. The most recent one is an interview with Steven Pinker, who, through his research, has determined the world is actually getting less violent. Um, what?
Quote from Steven Pinker: “Since rates of violence haven’t gone down to zero, there’s always enough to fill the news, and so our subjective impressions are out of whack with the statistical reality.”
If reading IRL, go to socialsciencebites.com
If reading virtually, click: bit.ly/Sh3gRI
When the Nerds Go Marching In
Description: A totally awesome behind-the-scenes story of the Obama for America world-class tech team and how they coded and programmed the way to Barack Obama’s reelection.
Quote: “And if I’m going to do this and look like an idiot, I have to step up. Like, if we’re all at zero, I have to be at 10 because I have this stupid mustache.”
If reading IRL, Google: When the Nerds Go Marching In Alexis Madrigal
If reading virtually, click: http://bit.ly/T6aZ8I
[PERSONALIZED NEWS READER]
Description: Hailed as the newspaper of the future, Prismatic brings you news from all over the web in a visual forever-scroll Tumblr way, personalized to your personal interests by syncing with either your Twitter or Facebook account and sprinkled with enough spontaneity and variety to keep you hooked.
Bonus: The iPhone app is pretty spectacular in design and in functionality; you can share articles via e-mail, Facebook or Twitter by pressing anywhere on the screen or can star and save for later. And it’s free!
If reading IRL, go to: getprismatic.com
If reading virtually, click: getprismatic.com or go to the iPhone App Store and search “prismatic”