Order by newest oldest recommendations. Loading comments… Trouble loading? What does an actual bongo think of this? Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Just that a lot of the scientists I have met would proudly wear the "nerd" badge — a fact that immediately draws me to them.
And one of the things I've noticed about this community is that there are a fair few people in it who have some odd views about sex.
Sex with science nerds
While I was there, I got chatting to someone in the bar and we were discussing the fact that conferences like this were an excellent place to hook up. Ukip's Godfrey Bloom defended his controversial comments by saying he was referring to bongos. Guys who like science, maths, video games, who are horrified that I don't like Star Wars, or are generally geekily interested in the world around them in a way that's both fascinating and sexy. There's a rather large helping of confirmation bias here, too. I'm even more disappointed by this attitude when it comes from a sceptic: