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Archived Since:April 19, 2011

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How Google is Spreading Fake News about an “Antifa” Killer

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A few years ago, I started doing a talk about using social media to advance skepticism, though in reality it was also... (Read more...) The post How Google is Spreading Fake News about an “Antifa” Killer appeared first on Skepchick.

Trump Nominates Ghost Hunter to be Judge

Categories: Politics Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: The Trump administration has made a lot of kooky appointments, and by “kooky” I mean “oh god we’re all going to die.”... (Read more...) The post Trump Nominates Ghost Hunter to be Judge appeared first on Skepchick.

Shocking Report: The Bible is a Myth

Categories: Religion Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Okay look, I’m going to need you to take a seat. If you’re already sitting, you may want to lay down, or... (Read more...) The post Shocking Report: The Bible is a Myth appeared first on Skepchick.

Why Steven Pinker is Wrong About Violence

Categories: Science Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: In 2011, celebrity psychologist Steven Pinker published the book The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, putting forward his... (Read more...) The post Why Steven Pinker is Wrong About Violence appeared first on Skepchick.

White People Get Better Plea Bargains Than Black People

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Here in the United States, we have a pretty clear problem with race and law enforcement. The Black Lives Matter movement has... (Read more...) The post White People Get Better Plea Bargains Than Black People appeared first on Skepchick.

Fighting the Common Cold: Myths and Facts!

Categories: Science Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: It’s autumn here in the US, which means we’re heading toward cold season. And THAT means a whole lot of misinformation about... (Read more...) The post Fighting the Common Cold: Myths and Facts! appeared first on Skepchick.

Rand Paul Tries to Stop Scientific Progress Because He Can’t Understand It

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: US Senator Rand Paul recently spent his valuable time attacking government spending on scientific progress as part of deliberations by the Subcommittee... (Read more...) The post Rand Paul Tries to Stop Scientific Progress Because He Can’t Understand It appeared first on Skepchick.

The Herstory of Hepeating

Categories: Feminism Tags: feminismhepeathepeatedhepeatingracismsocial mediatwitterviral What follows is a guest post by my friend and former Skepchick Maria D’Souza Walters. I’ve added a bit of commentary below. Everyone needs a place to vent their daily frustrations... (Read more...) The post The Herstory of Hepeating appeared first on Skepchick.

Breathing Polluted Air: Aromatherapy vs Ionizers

Categories: Science Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: So right now, California is on fire. Not all of it, obviously, but a significant portion — thousands of people are displaced... (Read more...) The post Breathing Polluted Air: Aromatherapy vs Ionizers appeared first on Skepchick.

How to Debunk Misinformation

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Every year or so, there’s a new study put out by psychologists telling us another reason why I shouldn’t bother debunking pseudoscience.... (Read more...) The post How to Debunk Misinformation appeared first on Skepchick.

The Science of the Female Orgasm

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Since the beginning of humanity, humans have been fucking. And since the beginning of the scientific method, humans have been fucking for... (Read more...) The post The Science of the Female Orgasm appeared first on Skepchick.

Why Having a Daughter Might Make You Get a Divorce

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A new study shows evidence that couples who have teenage daughters are more likely to divorce, compared to couples with teenage sons... (Read more...) The post Why Having a Daughter Might Make You Get a Divorce appeared first on Skepchick.

Why Preschool Kids Aren’t Learning Science

Categories: Feminism Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: What should you teach a pre-schooler? When I think of kids that age, say 3-5 years old, I think of teaching them... (Read more...) The post Why Preschool Kids Aren’t Learning Science appeared first on Skepchick.

Survey: People Hate Nazis but Love Nazi Ideology

Categories: Politics Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Why aren’t more people Nazis? That’s a question I never thought to ask myself until very recently, when I read about a... (Read more...) The post Survey: People Hate Nazis but Love Nazi Ideology appeared first on Skepchick.

UC Irvine Gets $200 Million to Teach Homeopathy

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Good news! A billionaire gave $200 million to a public university to set up a new college! Bad news! It’s a college... (Read more...) The post UC Irvine Gets $200 Million to Teach Homeopathy appeared first on Skepchick.

Study Shows Censoring Hate Speech Works

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: For many years, I’ve been critical of attempts to suppress hate speech, especially on the part of governments. In Germany and Austria,... (Read more...) The post Study Shows Censoring Hate Speech Works appeared first on Skepchick.

Study: Atheists Are Fairer Than Christians…Sometimes

Categories: Religion Science Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Who is more generous: atheists, or Christians? As I’ve discussed in the past, our society’s stereotype is that atheists lack morality, and... (Read more...) The post Study: Atheists Are Fairer Than Christians…Sometimes appeared first on Skepchick.

Conspiracy Theorists Just Want to be Special Snowflakes

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: New research published in the European Journal of Social Psychology suggests that people who believe in many conspiracy theories do so in... (Read more...) The post Conspiracy Theorists Just Want to be Special Snowflakes appeared first on Skepchick.

Dog Walking Makes Us Happy: What It’s Like to Have an Emotional Support Animal

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A new study claims that the main reason people walk their dogs is because it makes them and their dogs happy. As... (Read more...) The post Dog Walking Makes Us Happy: What It’s Like to Have an Emotional Support Animal appeared first on Skepchick.

Injecting People with Herpes for Fun and Profit

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: I’ve mentioned Peter Thiel before — he’s the billionaire tech bro who supports Donald Trump and paid millions to shut down Gawker... (Read more...) The post Injecting People with Herpes for Fun and Profit appeared first on Skepchick.

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