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Filed Under:Society & Culture / Skepticism
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Archived Since:April 19, 2011

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Is Banning Circumcision Anti-Semitic?

Categories: Religion Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Iceland is considering becoming the first country in the world to ban infant circumcision, the practice of removing a newborn’s foreskin for no medical reason. Show More Summary

NO: Bots Didn’t Trick Liberals into Ousting Al Franken

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Bots are hot news these days, which interests me because I’ve spent many years talking about the role of algorithms on social networks used to spread false information. Show More Summary

Woman Who “Cured” Cancer with Veganism Dies…of Cancer

Categories: Religion Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Sometimes, very lucrative jobs are extremely dangerous. For instance, you can make a lot of money on fishing boats or oil rigs, working long, hard hours at the risk of dying in freezing water miles from any coastline. Show More Summary

Changing Creationist Minds

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Link to video Transcript: How do we convince people to accept basic facts that seem to be at odds with their belief systems? That’s a question I talk about a lot here, and usually the news isn’t great. Show More Summary

This Congressman is Too Grossed Out About Women to Do His Job

Categories: Feminism Politics Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Link to video Transcript: Imagine there are state-run prisons in which prisoners get 10 squares of toilet paper a week. Single ply. If... (Read more...) The post This Congressman is Too Grossed Out About Women to Do His Job appeared first on Skepchick.

Study: “Bad Girls” More Likely to Say “No” to Sex

Categories: Feminism Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Link to video Transcript: Here’s a fun lie our culture teaches us: “bad” girls are sluts who will say “yes” to “risky” sex... (Read more...) The post Study: “Bad Girls” More Likely to Say “No” to Sex appeared first on Skepchick.

Why Was Bill Nye at the Trump’s State of the Union?

Categories: Politics Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Yesterday Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address. This video is not about that address because I didn’t watch... (Read more...) The post Why Was Bill Nye at the Trump’s State of the Union? appeared first on Skepchick.

Why the “Humanity Star” is a Stupid PR Stunt

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Direct link to video. Transcript: Rocket Lab is a startup in New Zealand that is going to launch a project that will be... (Read more...) The post Why the “Humanity Star” is a Stupid PR Stunt appeared first on Skepchick.

Sapiosexuals: The Science of People who are Turned On by Brains

Categories: Science Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: If you’ve been on Tumblr or online dating apps in the past year, you’ve probably heard the term “sapiosexual.” I have definitely... (Read more...) The post Sapiosexuals: The Science of People who are Turned On by Brains appeared first on Skepchick.

See The Super Blue Blood Moon This Wednesday!

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Oh my god, on the last day of January we’re going to experience a SUPER BLUE BLOOD MOON! I don’t know what... (Read more...) The post See The Super Blue Blood Moon This Wednesday! appeared first on Skepchick.

Can a Bike Helmet Make You Experience God?

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Direct link to video: https://youtu.be/kpZzOesn3as Transcript: Can scientists use technology to make you experience “god”? The answer is “sort of, maybe, and maybe they... (Read more...) The post Can a Bike Helmet Make You Experience God? appeared first on Skepchick.

Trump’s “Pro-Life” Lies

Categories: Politics Religion Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Well, Donald Trump just became the first sitting president to address the March for Life via a live video feed. The March... (Read more...) The post Trump’s “Pro-Life” Lies appeared first on Skepchick.

A Few Reasons Why Oprah Should Not Be President #Noprah2020

Categories: Politics Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Direct link to video. Transcript: Look, I get that it’s 2018 and everything is completely fucked because Prince and David Bowie are dead... (Read more...) The post A Few Reasons Why Oprah Should Not Be President #Noprah2020 appeared first on Skepchick.

Psychic Predictions: How I Did in 2017, and More for 2018!

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Well, it’s that time again: time to use my INCREDIBLE PSYCHIC POWERS to tell you what’s going to happen in 2018. But... (Read more...) The post Psychic Predictions: How I Did in 2017, and More for 2018! appeared first on Skepchick.

The Crazy Reason Why Killing Coyotes Won’t Get Rid of Them

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Some people think America has a gun problem. Some other people think America needs more people roaming crowded city streets with AR-15s... (Read more...) The post The Crazy Reason Why Killing Coyotes Won’t Get Rid of Them appeared first on Skepchick.

Bad Science Reporting: Vegetarian Diets DON’T Cause Cancer

Categories: Science Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: The Independent has just published an article with the headline, “Vegetarians are ‘less healthy and have a lower quality of life than... (Read more...) The post Bad Science Reporting: Vegetarian Diets DON’T Cause Cancer appeared first on Skepchick.

How Toxic Masculinity is Destroying the Planet

Categories: Feminism Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: You may be familiar with the phrase “toxic masculinity” — it’s the idea that our society has deemed certain traits and behaviors... (Read more...) The post How Toxic Masculinity is Destroying the Planet appeared first on Skepchick.

Look Out Goop: The FDA Cracks Down on Homeopathy!

Categories: Anti-Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: I’ve talked about homeopathy loads on this channel but here’s the quick rundown for those who are new: homeopathy is based on... (Read more...) The post Look Out Goop: The FDA Cracks Down on Homeopathy! appeared first on Skepchick.

Why Customers Are Jerks to Retail Workers

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: It’s Christmastime, a time of good cheer, of family, of friends, and of being crammed into a Target with the very worst... (Read more...) The post Why Customers Are Jerks to Retail Workers appeared first on Skepchick.

Can Dogs Go Vegan?

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Knowing I’m a skeptical dog-owner who doesn’t eat meat, a few people sent me a link to a recent news story saying... (Read more...) The post Can Dogs Go Vegan? appeared first on Skepchick.

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