Skepchick Quickies 9.17
Mary September 17, 2012
- Gabriel Vahanian dies at 85; key figure in ‘God Is Dead’ movement – From Amy.
- Creationists Boycott Dr. Pepper over “Evolution of Flavor” Facebook Ad – They must have a lot of free time, considering they don’t actually do anything useful. From CriticalDragon1177.
- The Distress of the Privileged – Have you ever wondered why some privileged groups seem to act like they’re the most oppressed? From Mark H.
- Charity Launches Online Troll-Hunter Service – What do you think of the efficacy of this? From Amy.
- Organic Syntax – Word order is everything in the organic aisle.
- Charities Deceive Donors Unaware Money Goes to a Telemarketer
- Biological Implausibility Aside, Acupuncture Works – The article mentions that this “finding” has the caveat that acupuncture is the same as placebo. Argh.
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Mary Brock is a scientist who works on drugs you've hopefully never heard of. She enjoys cooking to Blue Grass music, messing with her cats, and hosting the Boston Skeptics' Book Club. She was born in the South but loves living in New England (despite the lack of chocolate chip pizza). Mary does not use Twitter and don't even try to follow her, because she is always looking over her shoulder.