Skepchick Quickies 4.24

On April 24, 1885, Annie Oakley was hired to be part of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show. In addition to being an amazing sharpshooter, she had an interesting upbringing, so take a minute today and read about her.

BONUS: A woman singing a Klingon version of “Kiss Me”. I love this. Also (GoT spoiler alert), DO NOT MESS WITH THE KHALEESI, bwahaha!



Mary Brock works as an Immunology scientist by day and takes care of a pink-loving princess child by night. She likes cloudy days, crafting, cooking, and Fall weather in New England.

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  1. Mary

    Off course Alex Jones wants us to believe that Tamerlan Tsarnaev wasn’t a fan of his. He probably refuses to believe it, himself, since it would hurt his image, which was never very good to begin with. I was however surprised to find out that he was an Alex Jones fan, but than again, it kind of makes sense that he was.

  2. Mary,

    That story about the FDA approving a drug knowing full well that the lab committed research fraud, now that’s shocking. Those people should be fired, at the very least!

  3. There’s no contradiction in the running/walking study. The Guardian says that walking is better than running, but the study says nothing of the sort. It said that there’s no difference between the two, except for weight loss. So, there’s no “rare feat” involved here except for the ability to get 2 papers from one experiment.

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