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Treasure Box: May 2017

Welcome to this month’s Treasure Box! Recurring themes for May were Asian awesomeness (coinciding with Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!) and UC Davis excellence, for no particular reason. Incense box from Edo-period Japan.  ♦ I’m always interested in badass women’s history, and my family’s from Myanmar, so I was doubly interested by this article by Charmaine… Continue reading Treasure Box: May 2017

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Treasure Box: March 2017

It’s that time of the month again! I’m pretty sure this is the biggest Treasure Box so far and without any Atlas Obscura articles either, which I think is a first.) It wasn’t intentional but I think it’s fitting, because March is a great month–Women’s History Month! Snuffbox with miniature of Empress Elizabeth I. Her Wikipedia article… Continue reading Treasure Box: March 2017

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Treasure Box: February 2017

Another month, another Treasure Box! This month it’s February, so we’ve got love, we’ve got sex, we’ve got heartbreak, and we’ve got Black History: ♥ A remarkable story about a retirement home for Mexican sex workers. ♥ Can’t have a proper month of love without some Pride and Prejudice, so here’s this fun Thug Notes recap. ♥ This… Continue reading Treasure Box: February 2017

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Treasure Box: December 2016

Welcome to my December Treasure Box! Because it’s the season for giving, this is the biggest yet, with lots of feminism, science, Asian awesomeness, and more! ♦ Starting things off with a bang, here’s a piece for BBC’s 100 Women 2016 on the female orgasm and how sexism (who’da thunk it?) has inhibited scientific understanding of… Continue reading Treasure Box: December 2016