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Young Women in STEM: Win a One-Week Internship at Marvel Studios!

Young female Avengers! Listen up! Disney, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS and Science & Entertainment Exchange, a program of National Academy of Sciences (whom, in full disclosure, I sometimes write for) is awarding a lucky young woman a one-week internship with Marvel Studios! Girls ages 15-18 in...

The Jungle Book Breaks New Ground – News From the Disney Presentation with Jon Favreau

The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau and visual effects supervisor Rob Legato took us behind the scenes of this year’s retelling of the Disney classic when we attended a recent presentation at Disney’s El Capitan Theater. Thanks in part to Alfonso Cuarón‘s Gravity, Favreau was inspired to take a harder look into the...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 26: NASA’s Moogega Cooper, Mars Travel, Disney Princesses Deadpool and More!

On this week’s 26th episode of the Legion of Leia podcast, Moogega Cooper, Planetary Protection Engineer at NASA‘s JPL joins myself and my co-hosts Anastasia Washingtonand Sabina Ibarra. Does she look familiar to you? You probably saw her on the TBS show King of the Nerds! Guys, I can’t wait for you to hear everything she has to...

Stop What You’re Doing and Google “A Long Time Ago In a Galaxy Far Far Away” Immediately

So, my friend just texted me to do this immediately and I did and yes yes yes yes yes! I don’t know why this is so gratifying, but it totally is. Google is paying tribute to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere by turning search results for those terms into the familiar opening crawl, complete with John Williams’ score (which...