Quickies: Earthquake science, sex testing, and Iron Man
- The “Holy Grail” for earthquake scientists has accidentally been destroyed – “Then, one early June day, a city crew decided to fix the faulty curb — pun intended. By doing what cities are supposed to do – fixing streets – the city’s action stunned scientists, who said a wonderful curbside laboratory for studying earthquakes was destroyed.” From Amy.
- The humiliating practice of sex-testing female athletes – From Will.
- Marvel’s new Iron Man is a black woman – From Mrmisconception.
- More second trimester abortions occurred under Texas law – “The numbers appear to oppose the 2013 omnibus abortion bill passed by Texas, which said it would protect women’s health — a rationale rejected by the Supreme Court last month.” From Alex.