I Finally Saw “Ghostbusters”, and it’s the Movie I’ve Been Waiting 20 Years To See

Source: Sony

Source: Sony

Let's get a few things straight first. One, I'm a late 80s baby and I'm well aware of the place Ghostbusters has in the geek world. Two, I'm just as sick of remakes as the rest of you. I get the hate for remakes in general - and while I'll say that remakes are for the most part useless, this movie is important (which, obviously, I'll get into later).

I'm not going to even touch how ridiculous it is that fanboys are screaming and crying about how ladies have ruined something so precious, that their childhoods have been murdered forever. Enough people have spoken about it better than I could.

Last Tuesday, after hearing such heartwarming reviews from other women, my roommate and I decided to find a theater to watch it. And I finally saw why so many men hated this movie.

For the first time, it wasn't made for them in mind.

For the first time ever, I watched a movie I felt was made just for me. And I've never felt that way before.

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Becoming a Casual Scientist (No Degree Required!)

This blog is a center for me to talk about and explore my hobbies and aspects of my life with others - I talk about cosplay, things I'm currently into, myself sometimes! But I barely have the chance to talk about another love of my life - science.

Making casual posts about science is difficult - this isn't a science blog, and while I like to educate in layman's terms to the general public, it's hard to think of enough topics that people would be interested in. Despite it being a part of my blog tagline ("Cosplay, Science, and Everyday Fangirling!"), science-related posts have been ignored for the most part.It was time I gave it some attention!

This post won't be about going into the STEM world or be written in a language you don't understand. This post is meant for everyone! Because, I think, if you have the right attitude, everyone can be a scientist. Right now. 

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I think it's important for people from all walks of life to embrace science daily. Let me explain!

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Decor/Accessories for Science Geeks that I NEED ASAP!

Hi everyone! Even though the holidays are over, there's always birthdays, anniversaries, and all sorts of other reasons to buy gifts for someone in your life (or for yourself!) I have several friends who range from 'also majored in STEM' to 'just like science in general', but while I was looking for gift ideas for Christmas, I honestly just found a lot of things I wanted to buy for myself! So here's a list of what I found that I really want to own eventually (for a reasonably low cost!)

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Kawaii Science Mug by MiniGeekBoutiqueUK ($9.53) 

I don't know which of my friends started it, but everyone started to get me mugs for my birthday/Christmas, so now I'm an accidental mug collector! Which is fine with me, I'm starting to get addicted to finding cute mugs. I can't say no to cute science puns either - be sure to check this shop out, lots of little goodies for sale!

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