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Rebecca Watson @rebeccawatson San Francisco, CA

Writer, science enthusiast, curious person. I like surfing and reading and playing video games.

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Joined Twitter 3/21/08


Grant Imahara, host of 'MythBusters' and 'White Rabbit Project,' dies at 49 https://t.co/j7yhlOekrJ
Retweeted by Rebecca Watson“grow up and try to act like a mature organism” - Robert Trivers, who said he thinks 14-year old girls are mature e… https://t.co/MMn9XIctm4Just when you think 2020 can’t possibly suck more, it does. 2020 is the Battlefield Earth of years.
7/14
2020
did leslie knope make this https://t.co/XhjzxbySym @SwordGerald @ArchyFantasies @fiftysitesbook @ahtzib @tattoosandbones I can’t see that because Dicky Dawns has me b… https://t.co/0WzHI125GB @pechaberi My secret is not washing my face ever basically
7/13
2020
Find someone who loves you as much as Indy loves beach zoomies https://t.co/YWE6BGRqQN @jennifurret Ahhh congratulations!! @TrickyDickens Fuck yeah I loved that series!! @TrickyDickens Don’t even get me started that X-men #1 with the hologram card on the front is I’m the only one I wish I still had @pulmyears @scharpling He makes me love myself more, as I am impressed by my ability to admire and continue to foll… https://t.co/Zj12sN2l2c @TrickyDickens Speaking of cool did you know that wolverine was once a member of Canada’s alpha flight...? @joereddington Or just nerds from different universes @victoriarglez DON’T FUCK THIS UP VICTORIA @CHewitt12 My sexual powers are extremely effective but only when targeted at a very small percentage of societyUpdate my bf took the dog out & then came back in and leaned in for a kiss and I didn’t realize it was a *serious*… https://t.co/ibvL46cPRqMy BF (watching X-Men): if wolverine is so old what do you think he was doing during WWI? Me, a giant fucking supe… https://t.co/zgZAcw4kIU @AstroKatie @GlennF @waldojaquith https://t.co/Xzr75lrnge @GlennF @AstroKatie @waldojaquith As someone who says “jiff” and loves BttF I approve of this @LarryYellingNB No humans are in danger of being hurt.As a kid I loved all living things. By my 20s it narrowed to cats and humans. Then just cats. In my 30s it was cats… https://t.co/iTMUi02viQMe: imagine calling the cops over someone doing something that doesn’t hurt anybody Also me, seeing a couple let 4… https://t.co/XxtlL9NZNP
7/12
2020
@rstevens @willsmith NICE @GlennF We do that too! One other paranoid couple once every two weeks or so. Honestly that’s about what I like for socializing anyway haha @GlennF I’ll probably suck it up one of these days, as I am super low risk myself. but I’ve found that being a litt… https://t.co/S49tJ4GLfw @GlennF I’m still really paranoid about being inside. Last time they weren’t answering their phone for pickup and I… https://t.co/VtSzSfcWHEAlso awhile back I wanted oranges and the website said they were $1.65/lb. It asked for a qty but didn’t make it cl… https://t.co/bTWtOrBXud @itsa_talia Now that’s service @GlennF But then they’re like “we didn’t have that exact brand of hot dog bun so you get none but here’s the hot do… https://t.co/gH4xSjscT7 @itsa_talia It’s like they went out of their way to say “fuck you in particular”In my most recent Safeway grocery order they substituted the bread flour I ordered with gluten-free flour and my se… https://t.co/HqOc6x0XdIA couple of days ago, I posted about calling out grifters. I take no pleasure in it. It sucks and it hurts public h… https://t.co/iowawzgp8e
Retweeted by Rebecca Watson @JDarnelPrimus Holy shit that’s amazingOur local independent theater is doing a pop up drive in playing Raiders of the Lost Ark. I can’t think of a better… https://t.co/p8cSJkNe7A @JessicaValenti This is like when everyone was excited Keanu Reeves was dating someone only 9 years younger who doe… https://t.co/PfgdRdsvaw @b_figgy IT IS A DELIGHTFUL ROMP and I honestly can not recommend it enough
7/11
2020
@RiotousFemme @JDarnelPrimus ^what she said^ The joke is also that we think of "the plague" happening in "exotic" M… https://t.co/Fk1tvmIj6S @JDarnelPrimus I'm so glad we agree that the US fucking sucksIf you're in a far flung part of the world where there’s a risk of you contracting plague, like Denver, CO, you sho… https://t.co/8Lr0NXkjujOk so I love @PFTompkins like any other reasonable person but I’m FLABBERGASTED at how often Twitter tries to get m… https://t.co/fhOclySlPS @maggiekb1 This changed my mind to make me watch!! I’ve been on a true crime kick but thought “ugh I want a mystery… https://t.co/mPGtIkDYKL
7/10
2020
@RTC_Ento My humpback whale and squid were done by the awesome @graphic_ward! She is amazing. https://t.co/JD7u5XTIDe @ZachWeiner yes but you're still canceled so basically dead @ZachWeiner I want to cancel you so hard JK Rowling has to write an entire treatise about it in Harper's @jonrosenberg They're still active apparently so hopefully they see my DM! @jonrosenberg Also I googled to see if I could find the potato comic and I found this poor Redditor. I'll DM them t… https://t.co/uNI2nMlSqL @jonrosenberg hahaha yeah I believe one was "hamster sandwiches AGAIN??" @jonrosenberg PreHistory was my Bible as a kid. I still laugh when I think of one of the rejected comics that had a… https://t.co/ciwrkvRqrI @mmasnick (TM) https://t.co/rvmjx3UHbyKanye says he’s anti-abortion now but he has yet to apologize for “All Mine” 🤔 @hood_naturalist “crab botherer” would be great on a business card, if those still existed
7/9
2020
@theErdTirdMans @RichWielgosz If it makes it simpler for you, his followers also flooded secular organizations with… https://t.co/tM90U7Dn2M @LeonieHilliard @RichWielgosz I can't say...from what I've heard he didn't seem to keep it much of a secret from th… https://t.co/yDf8IWwYfhMy gyno started out as a successful translator, which brought her to rural West Africa where she met women who didn… https://t.co/PNMNo1ceoUApologies to today’s new followersAt the gyno for a pap and not to be too explicit but there’s something extremely disconcerting and funny about wear… https://t.co/i0yDc0kwN4 @Tintern_Film that makes me sound like a Japanese horror ghost so...sure @ceejaysola ditto(Apologies for mixing "canon" metaphors but somehow I find the fan universe meaning even funnier than the religious meaning)Also from now on I will ALWAYS think of scientific theories as "canon" and unproved hypotheses as fan fiction. The… https://t.co/jWznfgYr0lME (JUST ENTERING THE SKEPTICS' COMMUNITY): wow so many people who really love science, this is awesome ME (15 YEA… https://t.co/xdUN0ZkKiH @my1rstthrowaway Okay, what about the Harper's letter (or my Tweet referencing it) says "fuck conversation" to you? @ceejaysola @addeenofy34 Ah yes, only "unscholarly" biologists could possibly disagree with Saint Dawkins' ideas. S… https://t.co/vzjZnc7Blw @my1rstthrowaway You're criticizing a trans person for politely declining to debate someone responsible for anti-tr… https://t.co/MccM9jpxe0 @addeenofy34 I know a lot of biologists who would disagree with that "yes" path @RichWielgosz Reason Rally in Washington, DC, plus several other atheist and science conferences that Dawkins only… https://t.co/OFjajDW2WFSometimes I feel sympathy for the people who worry about “cancel culture” and then I remember that I was canceled a… https://t.co/sKyQZt5oGQ @my1rstthrowaway Richard Dawkins is that youHas anyone made a handy list of the best dunks on the Harper’s letter signers? If so can you give me a link and als… https://t.co/mrZaRK9rxr @MelMall haha link to what you've learned
7/8
2020
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (HANGING OUT IN INTELLECTUAL HEAVEN): "I was a philosopher imprisoned for criticizing Stalin… https://t.co/Amt8UHsZXMScrolling through this list to figure out who I'm surprised is this pathetic (Mark Oppenheimer, huh) and who I alwa… https://t.co/JCm4yIuAMCThis woman may actually be the stupidest person on Twitter https://t.co/xPUueWKd5m @birdchick 🥰
7/7
2020
@katimorris_h Cool, that's what I was basing it on but wasn't sure if there were other species I might be confusing it for! Thanks! @robjGoldberg the snowy egret is white and gold and the great egret is blue and blackMy BF and I have become slightly obsessed with figuring out the various bird species around us, esp the herons. He… https://t.co/9EZyncrjLKrip charlie daniels, hunted to death by a russian aristocrat https://t.co/dJFfuk1bBKAlso, if you got your degree from University of Phoenix and you think you got a good deal for your money, then cong… https://t.co/7EPrLxaVlVIf you responded to this with "Harvard is a money-making scam" congratulations, you aren't good at reading Tweets (… https://t.co/15zkuF4ANqUniversity of Phoenix is trending bc Harvard's tryna charge full tuition for students to take online classes. There… https://t.co/Nl4f9B79JIAttempted lynching on July 4, 2020. A Black man went to the lake with his friends. Nearly killed by White supremaci… https://t.co/KjF1CufD4A
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7/6
2020
https://t.co/cM1IKK4UiUThe year is 2220. The hottest musical on Broadway is “Trump.” Trump is played by a black man. Racism is declared le… https://t.co/oPNPsVnnYKIndy likes to howl along with fire trucks but we noticed sometimes he seems self-conscious. So now my bf and I howl… https://t.co/6jFhpqjrQh
7/5
2020
@ryanmegan #1: joey @bonefig Ooh I have a Calathea and it’s beautiful but I’ve heard they’re pretty fussyUPDATE https://t.co/yN94145gLKApparently Lawrence Krauss finally blocked me so I can only imagine what this is. God I hope it’s an article defend… https://t.co/CWf35SJprP @sink_or_swim @JeanGreasy Oh yeah when I lived in Boston they still had Blue Laws. Puritan nonsense. I think they f… https://t.co/n71LsuIKMO @JeanGreasy Understandable. My first thought was Cape Cod. No bears and lots of green space but MA in general is pretty racist. @JeanGreasy If you overlay those three maps and you’re focused on the southeast it looks like your ideal vacation s… https://t.co/X2mndm8zBx @JeanGreasy I gotchu https://t.co/0wocOvVlDhWhen Indy goes for a walk and pees, poops, and pukes from eating grass my bf and I call it a “PEE-GOT” and we have… https://t.co/fNoHP39Bbc
7/4
2020
The unique experience of being a woman is saying something in an off-handed way specifically designed to not hurt m… https://t.co/Ua4L8ELbN7 @KendraJames_ Got the link to Reddit? https://t.co/t9LpcY42siAlan Dershowitz’s strongest defense that he’s NOT a pedophile is how much he seems to enjoy fucking himself, an 81-… https://t.co/LLcSUe7IUNScholarship fund in honor of my friend’s colleague who died treating COVID-19 patients at SUNY Downstate Hospital.… https://t.co/cpk0ZQcwTX
Retweeted by Rebecca WatsonHere’s why everyone should follow @lizzo on Instagram https://t.co/gKM6fhCTKO @TheirNameIsLola @CaseyExplosion I have no idea who you are
7/3
2020

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