Surly Amy mixes swine flu and homeopathy:
Do you suppose the homeopaths are diluting a smidgen of a pig in water right now?
See, Twitter does have its uses….
The homeopaths are already on the case: http://skepchick.org/blog/?p=7074
This webcomic is apropos:
I particularly like the last one: “My dad said flu vaccines are linked to autism, so to be safe from swine flu I’m trying to lick an autistic kid.”
I have an idea for a new supervillain: Homeopath.
The compulsory mad scientist dilutes a concoction to such an extent that the memory in the water achieves sapience. Once Homeopath figures what’s going on, it becomes self-diluting; and the reign of terror begins.
Compulsory happy ending: Homeopath eventually becomes morbidly obese because it can’t forget the heavy water.
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I’ve dropped some hints in the past that my relationship with ScienceBlogs would be…altered.
The old saw that ‘we hang together or we get hung separately‘ is a perfect description…
Links for you. Science:
Underground river ‘Rio Hamza’ discovered 4km beneath the Amazon
What do accommodationists do…
Recently, The New York Times published an op-ed calling for curricular changes in K-12 math education:
Links for you.
Another Scientist Calls Out Sen. Coburn’s Misleading, Juvenile “Report”
XMRV: ITS EVERYWHERE! UUUUUGH! ITS IN…