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Categories: Feminism Politics Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: I’ve talked a lot about the anti-science agenda of the anti-abortion Religious Right, but this week a bill was passed in... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies The movement to send semen-soaked socks to anti-abortion lawmakers – “Under the name Cumrags for Congress, the project is meant to push back against a transparent effort to make women... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies What happened to all of the drugs the media panicked about? – “The introduction of the internet decades later helped spread a new kind of drug craze. Like memes, stories... (Read more...)
Categories: Meta Stuff Hello, loyal Skepchick readers. It is I, Mindy, managing editor of Teen Skepchick. I have exciting news: We’re looking for new writers. Writing for Teen Skepchick is a labor of... (Read more...)
Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: science for the people Science for the People’s annual Christmas Best Science Books & Curated Nerd Gift Suggestion episode is back. Skepchick writer Mary Brock and science librarian John Dupuis return to share their... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies Trevor Noah didn’t “destroy” Tomi Lahren on The Daily Show. What he did was much better. – “But three weeks after Trump’s win, Noah has started to move on to... (Read more...)
Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: artArt InquisitionMad Art Labwomen in science Sunday Funny: How to unsettle settled science. (via SMBC) Mad Art Lab Art Inquisition: Are We Making America Great? We want your opinion on a billboard sponsored by an artists-run... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies What Gamergate should have taught us about the alt-right – “The similarities between Gamergate and the far-right online movement, the “alt-right”, are huge, startling and in no way a coincidence.... (Read more.....
Categories: Quickies Three actionable ways to make gaming culture safer – “Whether you’re a game designer, artist or publisher; a store owner or event organizer; or individual gamer, you have the power... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies Mystery Science Theater 3000: our 15 favorite moments – “This year’s offerings will be hosted by Hodgson and Jonah Ray, host of the upcoming season 11, with the film selections... (Read more...)
Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! You may have heard me talk about homeopathy in previous videos, but let me just give you the quick rundown: homeopathy is a... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies What is the color of beauty? – “A multibillion-dollar industry of skin-whitening products dominates the West African beauty market, creating a world of mixed messages for the women who live... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies Solving a Mystery Behind the Deadly ‘Tsunami of Molasses’ of 1919 – “By studying the effects of cold weather on molasses, the researchers determined that the disaster was more fatal... (Read more...)
Categories: Feminism Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: “Study says” are two of the most powerful words in journalism, because you can say literally anything in front of them in... (Read more.....
Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: 2016 electionAlt-RightDonald Trumpfan fictiongrounded parentsHamiltonharry potterhistoryMad Art LabParentingschool of doubtSpeak Your MindTeen Skepchickthanksgivingwhite nationalism Sunday Funny: A reasonable...Show More Summary
Categories: Activism Feminism Politics Tags: Alberta Williamshighway of tearshomicide casemissing and murdered It was the data that got me. Not just the number of data points, but the shape of the data. The shape reminded me of a Holter monitor recording of a... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies The Futuristic Walkman of 1938 Wasn’t Very Portable – “Radio miniaturization was happening at a quick pace in the 1920s, and this was far from the only portable radio of... (Read more...)
Categories: Science Tags: science for the people Reading a really good book will give you ideas. When Bethany Brookshire read Mary Roach’s “Grunt: The curious science of humans at war,” she ended up wanting to talk to... (Read more....
Categories: Quickies How Alchemy Has Been Depicted in Art Through the Ages – “Some of the symbols shown relate to Venus (linked to copper), Mercury (linked to quicksilver), along with ‘primary catalysts’... (Read more...)
Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Last week I was at Skepticon 9 in beautiful Springfield, Missouri, where I gave a talk about how lies travel... (Read more...)