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Republicans Make America Ignorant Again About Climate Change

Categories: Politics Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Lamar Smith is the chair of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. He also doesn’t think human-caused climate change... (Read more...)

Quickies: Outhouses, Dinosaur Facts, and the Fake Publishers that are Ruining Science

Categories: Quickies 22 Tweets For Women Who Are Just So Done With Bullshit – SAME. One reason young people don’t go into science? We don’t fail well – “For me as a... (Read more...)

Quack “Crisis Pregnancy Center” Hides $1 Million in Taxpayer Money

Categories: Feminism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: I’ve talked before about crisis pregnancy centers — they’re businesses the Religious Right has set up to trick women into giving... (Read more...)

Are Atheists Scared of Death?

Categories: Religion Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Researchers at Oxford University have conducted a meta-analysis in which they examined 100 studies concerning fear of death, looking for correlations... (Read more...)

It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Wasting Water, Print Your Own Congressperson, Diversifying Music Education, and more!

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: artArt Inquisitiondesign contestslabor untionsMad Art Labmusic educationschool of doubtstudent-university disputestown hallswaste waterWorld Water Day Sunday Funny: Color pattern (via xkcd) Mad Art Lab Why Waste Water? Using art to draw attention to our global water crisis. Art Inquisition: Could You Be Our Next Winner?... (Read more...)

The Feel Good Bar and Grill A Book About Robots You Can Color

Categories: Book Club Science Tags: artastronomychemistrycoloringdepressionenceladusHappinessrobotsthe feel good bar and grill You guys! I made my first book! It’s called The Feel Good Bar and Grill and you can color it if you want! From my Book Baby page: The Feel... (Read more...)

Birth Control Should Be Cheap and Easy, Over the Counter!

Categories: Feminism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A new metanalysis has been published outlining the evidence that oral birth control pills are safe and effective even for teens... (Read more...)

Why Trump’s NASA Funding is STILL Anti-Science

Categories: Politics Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Donald Trump has signed a bill authorizing $19.5 billion for NASA for the next budget year. Wow, that’s a ton of... (Read more...)

Bad Chart Thursday: From 0 to Pot Pie in 5 Charts

Categories: Politics Random Asides Skepticism Tags: ACAAHCAbad chart thursdayinnumeracymarijuanapie chart I had so many terrible charts to choose from this week that it seemed a shame not to share them all, so here’s a quick rundown of my favorite data... (Read more...)

Quickies: Division in the Science March, Invasive Wildflowers in Cheerios, and Lord of the Flies in Modern Times

Categories: Quickies Science march on Washington, billed as historic, plagued by organizational turmoil – “Yet for all the excitement, STAT has found, plans for the march are plagued by infighting among organizers,... (Read more...)

A Gray Cloud of Suspicion Now Hangs Over the White House

Categories: Politics Skepticism Tags: fbiinvestigationRussiaTrump Twice during the testimony of Mr Comey and Admiral Michael Rogers today did I hear mention of a “cloud” hanging over the White House and our country. There are a... (Read more...)

Should We Kill Sharks to Save Humans?

Categories: Science Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: It may be blizzarding this week on the East Coast, but here in California it’s basically summer, and I could not... (Read more......

The Great Escape and Away We Go

Categories: Politics Tags: altadartbudget cutsrocketsTrump Art is the great escape and I need an escape. I’ve had enough of Trump and his budget cuts to science, the elderly, the arts, the humanities, kid’s school lunches,... (Read more...)

It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Magical Resistance, Creating an RPG, and the Changing Face of Critical Thinking

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: critical thinkinginterviews herpetologistKeely "HK" SmithMad Art Labprotestresistrole-playing gamesschool of doubtSciencetable top RPG Sunday Funny: What biologists do. (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) Mad Art Lab Resisto Tyrannus Your new Harry Potter-inspired resistance slogan. Show More Summary

Ben Carson Wants to Drill a Hole in Your Head

Categories: Politics Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: There are a lot of scary things happening right now in the United States government, but perhaps the absolute worst is... (Read more...)

Global Quickies: Ghosts, Antivaxxers, and Toilet Paper for Haters

Categories: Quickies PAKISTAN “Pakistan says it has asked Facebook to help investigate “blasphemous content” posted on the social network by Pakistanis. Facebook has agreed to send a team to Pakistan to address... (Read more...)

Quickies: Trump’s Tax Returns, a Pizza Funeral, and Tilapia Skin for Burns

Categories: Quickies Skepticism Minority Advocacy Groups Feel Left Out Of National Efforts, Funding – ” ‘If you live in a family that has never had to ask the question of who is going... (Read more...)

Wake Me Up When Impeachment Begins

Categories: Activism Politics Tags: altadhealth careresistTrump I sat up until about 3 am last night trying to think of a way to illustrate the repeal and replacement plan for the ACA health care in the United... (Read more...)

Rep. Steve King: Proud White Supremacist

Categories: Politics Tags: anti-immigrantcongressGeert WildersIowaracismRep. Steve Kingwhite supremacy On Sunday, US Congressman Steve King (R-IA) retweeted the anti-immigrant fake news account Voice of Europe, adding his own white supremacist take on the original tweet: @SteveKingIA: “Wilders understands that... (Read more...)

It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Investing in Women, Corporate Cosplay, the 12 Days of Parenthood, and more!

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: astronomyBeyoncecorporate cosplaycosplayDaniel Tigergrounded parentsinternational women's dayMad Art LabParentingpregnancystellar classificationTeen Skepchick Sunday Funny: Too happy (via PHD Comics) Teen Skepchick Investing in Women for Women’s Day It’s in everyone’s interest to invest in women. Show More Summary

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