Skepchick Quickies 5.29


Amanda works in healthcare, is a loudmouthed feminist, and proud supporter of the Oxford comma.

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  1. I wish doctors and universities would hand out legitimate websites like Mayo Clinic or .edu sites so people could learn which ones were credible. Not just for medicine, but any science. And people, please NEVER get information from Yahoo Answers. I was horrified at the pet cat misinformation I saw on there.

      1. Ha! Yeah I remember the one asking if a pregnant woman has sex, will the baby get pregnant?

  2. “Christian popsicles” made me confabulate cryogenics with Vlad The Impaler.

    A cross would be inordinately difficult to insert, I think.

  3. There’s another way to make Christian popsicles; have them spend time in Antartica. :P
    So, would another message behind those popsicles be to “suck on Jesus”?

    The article on religous men fearing women is beautiful. I think it could be used as a public speech, especially at schools. I found it inspirational, and wish there was a way I could convey it to my 5-year old cousin.

  4. Amanda, I feel kind of bad that Jill Tarter will no longer be a part of the Seti program, but she had to retire at some point.

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