Skepchick Quickies 7.19
Want to hear me mock a crazy 90’s precursor to “The Secret”? Then check out the latest Read it and Weep podcast on “The Celestine Prophecy.” It was a truly awful woo-filled, science-mangling, “Because…quantum physics!” book. But it was worth it for how funny the podcast episode came out, so go listen!
- The horrifying physiological and psychological consequences of being Aquaman – “Even though Aquaman had to fight harder, endure the jokes of other, less limited heroes, and find relevance in an ecosystem hostile to the humans that had to empathize with him, Aquaman was never forced to confront the truly horrifying consequences of life in the ocean.”
- Creationist groups win approval to open free schools in UK – From Jennifer.
- Tennessee governor hires Muslim woman, everyone freaks out – From Mark.
- Boobs had bras over 600 years ago – It had been thought that bras appeared only as corsets were in decline, but now we know they were being worn long before then.