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Check It: Angry Birds On A Math Test

Everything I know about physics I learned playing Angry Birds. (Physics is all about different types of birds divebombing mean green piggies, isn’t it?) And now the youth of America…

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Forever 21 Pulls “I’m Too Pretty To Do Math” Magnet From Online Store

Way to perpetuate the myth that girls suck at math, Forever 21.

The retailer pulled a dopey magnet that says “I’m too pretty to do math” after complaints.

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: The Geek Stereotype Keeps Girls From Studying Science

Dr. Sally K. Ride, a former astronaut, is supporting President Obama’s plans to improve America’s dismal math and science rankings and she’s zeroing in on the cultural expectations we…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Barbie Says Math Is Hard; Researchers Say Girls Can Handle It

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison say that gender inequality is the cause of the “math gap” between boys and girls—not just girls sucking at math.

The study…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2009 - 6:45 pm

Girls Like Math

More and more of us are studying math in college, and not just Stats 101 to fulfill a requirement. According to research released in the journal Science, women earned 48…

Catherine Strawn | July 24, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Crave: Made By The Algorithms Of Nature

We love it when smarty-pants people, like MIT grads Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg, use their brilliance for things like curing disease and/or making jewelry. This “Full Moon” necklace from…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 25, 2008 - 2:30 pm
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