I’ll think of a great headline later

Researchers may have developed the world’s first “anti-stupidity” pill. The pill has been tested on mice and fruit flies, and has been shown to increase attention span. How exactly does one test the attention span of a fruit fly? I tried to think of a funny answer to that question to amuse you all, but after thinking about it for 20 to 40 seconds I got bored and decided to go outside and run through my neighbor’s sprinkler.


Rebecca Watson

Rebecca is a writer, speaker, YouTube personality, and unrepentant science nerd. In addition to founding and continuing to run Skepchick, she hosts Quiz-o-Tron, a monthly science-themed quiz show and podcast that pits comedians against nerds. There is an asteroid named in her honor. Twitter @rebeccawatson Mastodon Instagram @actuallyrebeccawatson TikTok @actuallyrebeccawatson YouTube @rebeccawatson BlueSky

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  1. Finally, the scourge of stupid mice and dumb fruitflies will no longer cripple our economy and way of life!

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