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Quickies: Bombardier beetles, race in America, and Oprah dumps Dr. Oz

Amanda

Amanda

Amanda is a science grad student in Boston whose favorite pastimes are having friendly debates and running amok.

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4 Comments

  1. May 1, 2015 at 9:12 am —

    There are few defences more extreme than that of the bombardier beetles. These insects deliberately engineer explosive chemical reactions inside their own bodies, so they can spray burning, caustic liquid from their backsides.

    AKA – Eating at Taco Bell

  2. May 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm —

    Amanda

    Ah the bombardier beetle, one of many things creationist don’t understand, but insist somehow disproves evolution.

    Dropping a bomb on creationists – The Bombardier Beetle
    https://theinfinitevariety.wordpress.com/2010/03/26/dropping-a-bomb-on-creationists-the-bombardier-beetle/

  3. May 1, 2015 at 1:16 pm —

    Oprah dumping Dr Oz is proof no one takes Dr Oz seriously anymore. A general rule is, she’s the last to abandon a fraud.

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