Meet the ol blogger

I was tagged by hopelesstetris which is kind of exciting, because I never get tagged in these sorts of things (and secretly always wish I was)

Rules: Just insert your answers to the questions below. Tag followers

URL: aquaticircus
Name: Christine
Nickname: Tina (by a select few only)
Birthday: September 21, 1991
Gender: cis female
Sexuality: have previously dated males
Height: 5’7”
Time Zone: currently in US central time, normally in pacific time
Current time and date: 9:30 pm on Aug 29
Average hours of sleep: at least 8 every night
The last thing I Googled was: “who invented the mamogram?” (it was two men)
My most used phrase(s): “ummmm”
First word that comes to mind: wine
Last thing said to a family member: “We’re instagram friends, you know?”
One place that makes me happy and why: i like being on boats
How many blankets I sleep under: one comforter and one throw blanket usually (+an electric blanket in the winter)
Favorite beverage(s): limeade, coke
The last movie I watched in the cinema: uhhhhhh…?
Three things I can’t live without: art, talking to people, time alone
Something I plan on learning: i’d like to learn how to weave on a loom
A piece of advice for all my followers: i’ll give you three cuz you made it all the way to the end: 1) you create your own reality 2) respect everyone else’s experiencing 3) the things you say have a lot of weight, so be mindful

i guess i’ll tag some people who i think might actually do it haha daysoffuturepasta princesscutiebitch saras-summer-cicadas scintillatingwillow


called the ambulance because we’re sickening

Hanging without me. 😔



The Scully Effect

One of the most frustrating aspects of this scarcity is that we know just how significant an influence powerful female, scientist role models can have on young women.

Perhaps the most prominent example of this power has come to be known as the “Scully Effect.” Named for Special Agent Dana Scully, the medical doctor and FBI agent who was one half of the investigative team on “The X-Files”, the Scully Effect accounts for the notable increase in women who pursued careers in science, medicine, and law enforcement as a result of living with Dana Scully over the nine years “The X-Files” ran on Fox.

The show has been off the air for more than a decade. Yet the character of Dana Scully remains a powerful example of how a dynamic female character whose primary pursuit is science—not romantic relationships—can have a lasting impact on our culture.

— by Christopher Zumski Finke (x)

Related: Women In Science