Dowsing for Babies (Curiosity Aroused)

It’s a new Curiosity Aroused! Chelsea sorts out the fact from the fiction when it comes to pregnancy sex tests, like food cravings, pee tests, picking up a key, using the Chinese calendar, or trusting companies like Intelligender.

You can listen at (where you can also see show notes), viaRSS, or on iTunes in the culture section. If you are on iTunes, please rate and comment!

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca leads a team of skeptical female activists at She travels around the world delivering entertaining talks on science, atheism, feminism, and skepticism. There is currently an asteroid orbiting the sun with her name on it. You can follow her every fascinating move on Twitter or on Google+.

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  1. Rebecca, I loved the introduction, Girls not in pink = lesbian phone psychic, boys not in blue = gay bagpipe player, either in yellow = formless wraith.

    I was walking to the train while listening to this and desperately trying to maintain my composure in case everyone thought I was insane.

  2. @James K: I think laughing out loud in public should be allowed. I’ve desperately tried to maintain my composure while reading funny books, but I really shouldn’t have to. Why do we find it embarrassing? It’s not like laughing in general is considered a sign of insanity.

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