Say Hello to My Little Friend

Mamacita says:  This is a caffeine molecule. We hang out far too much.  I had thought about writing a humorous essay about how I’ve been known to drive to WalMart at 3 a.m. for Diet Coke because we were out … Continue reading

Science in the Rockies

Mamacita says:  I’m in Colorado at Steve Spangler’s Science in the Rockies It hasn’t even officially begun yet, but already I’m having an AWESOME TIME!  Steve and his staff are absolutely wonderful, and I know that the actual seminar will … Continue reading

Ten Things Tuesday

Mamacita says: 1. By the time most of you read this, I’ll be in Colorado at Science in the Rockies, having a fantastic time, learning incredible things, meeting amazing people,  and collecting unbelievable swag.  There are a lot of people … Continue reading

Steve Spangler's Biggest Fan: Mamacita

Mamacita says: Everybody knows by now that I’m a huge Steve Spangler fanatic, and I won’t try to deny it. Steve Spangler has done more for science education than any standardized program ever has or ever could do. Perhaps part … Continue reading

Please Don't Let Your Dog Hump My Leg; I Find It Disgusting

I’m actually allergic to dog dander, and bird dander. (the bird dander horror story will come later.) Whenever I visit someone who has a dog, the dog is as attracted to me as a paperclip is to a magnet. It’s … Continue reading

Perfect Post, July 2008: Steve Spangler

I am nominating Steve Spangler’s “How The Mentos Geyser Works” for a July Perfect Post Award. All over YouTube there are videos of people dropping Mentos into big bottles of Diet Coke and running away screaming with laughter as the … Continue reading