Are You Kidding Me With This "Lady-Friendly" Science Video?

By Molly Oswaks on at

Come on. Did anyone actually think this video — which looks convincingly like an outtake from any Maybelline commercial ever — could possibly work to encourage women to pursue careers in science? Really? Really? The scientist in the video is a man! And at one point a high-heeled shoe takes up the entire frame. Like a shoe ad! Ugh. Why. [TheAtlantic]