Diesel Sweeties by Richard Stevens 3 (CC BY-NC 2.5)
There are comics that are card-carrying “science comics” that teach science (
eg, ) and express truths about the experience of being a scientist ( Boxplot by Maki Naro eg, ). There are those that are super-nerdy all the time, like Piled Higher & Deeper by Jorge Cham xkcd by Randall Munroe.
Then there are the comics that occasionally brush up against the scientific world –
dropping a punchline that hints at larger concepts, drawing in those who understand and inviting inquiry from those who don’t. This strip from is part of that tradition. Diesel Sweeties by Richard Stevens 3
Girls with Slingshots #358 by Danielle Corsetto (All Rights Reserved – Used & Adapted with Permission)
This one goes back to November 2007, but I recently rediscovered a
lovely bit of science humor and art from Danielle Corsetto in her wonderful comic strip . As an added bonus, note that Hazel wins for “Most Sophisticated” costume, not “Nerdiest”. Girls with Slingshots
The actual strip feature no real nudity, but, if your workplace or conservative christian dominated place of residence objects to pseudo-nudity, you may want click through in a private location.*
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is very funny, poignant, and has strong sexual themes. So, some employers may not want you browsing there on your work computer Girls with Slingshots