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.
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…