My Little Pony Physics

“Alternate explanation: Applejack might be composed of dark matter.”

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. That is pure awesome. Also, I concur, Applejack is made of Dark Matter. Pure, awesome Dark Matter. The world needs more sassy tomboy ponies!

  2. Probably my favourite thing about MLP:FIM is that it totally blows away the Bechdel Test. Like, all but one of the seven main characters are girls, and only one of them so much as mentions boys, for about 30 seconds out of just one episode.

    The rest is about kicking apples out of trees and pushing clouds around the sky and sonic rainbooms and shit.

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