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Bethany "Sci Curious" Brookshire

Washington, DC
Science Education Writer — Science News

#Science education writer @SNStudents, writer at @ScienceNews, podcaster @sci4thepeople. Opinions my own. In my free time, I run long distances.

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Are runners and joggers as fit as they SAY they are? Put fitness trackers on them, and the truth comes out. We lie like rugs. 
@SciFleur Only happened once or twice. Honestly most people I interview are delightful and cool and smart and fantastic. But you know, once burned twice shy.
@SciFleur No, because a few male interview subjects have been...weirdly insistent that I turn on the camera. Usually coupled with comments about my voice and assumed youth. I now tell anyone who asks that my webcam is broken. Narrator: Reader, it works just fine.  50 years ago the US military crashed a jet containing nuclear bombs into Greenland because someone stuffed cushions against a heat vent and humans are really bad at life and I'm not panicking YOU'RE panicking.
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