Proposals, Platypuses, Echidnas, Kangaroos, Jet Packs, Glowworms, and more!

Apologies for my lack of updates. I’m back in the US for a bit relaxing after a rather hectic schedule and have just realized there’s a holiday happening. Yikes.

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. There’s something about the Novella brothers. I’ve started out merely hearing their voices on SGU, but when I see pictures of them or video footage, I have this thought:

    “They look exactly how they sound!”

    What psychological phenomenon is this?

  2. Echidnas are easily the cutest animals in the southern hemisphere. They have koalas and meerkats beat by miles, kilometers even. Did you get to see yours moving, or did it just huddle there? Much more interesting when they are doing something.

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