I Felt the Earth Move Under My Feet – Boobquake!

How your cleavage is shaking the world

Normally the JoS blog is reserved for evaluating things that are attributed to Jesus and Christianity. However, sometimes other religions step into the spotlight by doing or saying something utterly ridiculous.

Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi, The leader of prayer in Tehran is sort of the Pat Robertson of his country. He recently attributed the numerous earthquakes the world has been experiencing to divine retribution for women dressing immodestly.
"Many women who do not dress modestly ... lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which (consequently) increases earthquakes,"
This has led American blogger Jen McCreight to do a scientific/religious experiment. She has asked women to bare their cleavage in an attempt to test the Islamic cleric’s theory. Her request has gone viral and now major news networks, Facebook, and twitter are all abuzz about “Boobquake.”

On her blog McCreight encouraged women to "embrace the supposed supernatural power of their breasts" by donning plunging necklines today: "With the power of scandalous bodies combined, we should surely produce an earthquake."

Apparently it worked. There was large earthquake in Taiwan and the Philippines this morning. It normally would register as a 6.9 on the Richter Scale, but today earthquakes are being measured in cup sizes. This one was a D.