Quickies: Sexist Interview Questions, Sexuality Education for Kids, and Mineral Miracle Arrest
- Women reveal all the sexist questions they’ve been asked at job interviews – “From inquiries about how willing they would be to flirt with customers, to requests for them to wear more make-up, to asking whether or not they get PMT (and, presumably, PMS), the questions got intimate and very inappropriate.” From Amy.
- The case for starting sex education in kindergarten – “By law, all primary school students in the Netherlands must receive some form of sexuality education. The system allows for flexibility in how it’s taught. But it must address certain core principles — among them, sexual diversity and sexual assertiveness.”
- An Inside Look at the Construction of NASA’s Next Mission to Mars – “The mission, Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight for short) is going to be the very first devoted to studying the interior structure of the Red Planet. ” From Courtney.
- Seller of “Miracle Mineral Solution” Convicted for Marketing Toxic Chemical as a Miracle Cure – “A federal jury in the Eastern District of Washington returned a guilty verdict yesterday against a Spokane, Washington, man for selling industrial bleach as a miracle cure for numerous diseases and illnesses, including cancer, AIDS, malaria, hepatitis, lyme disease, asthma and the common cold, the Department of Justice announced.” From Rebecca.