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Did the Patriarchy Steal Friday the 13th From Women?

Categories: Feminism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Last Friday was Friday the 13th, meaning that dark forces from distant universes compelled people to be a bunch of fucking... (Read more......

It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Singing for Women’s Rights, Russell’s Teapot, and the Importance of Making Art

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: artcritical thinkingfeminismMad Art LabMeryl StreepmusicRussell's TeapotTeen Skepchick Sunday Funny: Resolution (via PhD) Teen Skepchick Awesome Sauce Music Friday: Saudi Women Kick Ass and Take Names Watch these Saudi women sing and dance for women’s rights. Mad Art... (Read more...)

Global Quickies: Burka Ban in Morocco, Swimming in Swizterland, and Decriminalizing Domestic Violence in Russia

Categories: Quickies MOROCCO “Morocco has banned the sale, production and import of the burka, according to local reports.” CHINA “Tencent, China’s largest internet company, has apologised after terrible inappropriate videos from its... (Read more...)

Hospital CEO Delivers Anti-Vaccination Rant (But It Gets Worse)

Categories: Anti-Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Dr. Daniel Niedes, director and CEO of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, recently published an anti-vaccine screed on Cleveland.com, causing doctors... (Read more...)

Quickies: Farting animals, skeptical health books, and sluttiness

Categories: Quickies 11 books to read when your friend goes paleo (or adopts some other “natural” diet) – Definitely a reading list of interest to skeptics. Scientists on Twitter made a list... (Read more...)

A Russian Journalist writes “A message to my doomed colleagues in the American media”

Categories: Activism Politics Tags: Alexey KovalevpoliticsPutin The following article is by Alexey Kovalev, a Russian journo who generously states in a postscript that he allows this to be reposted and shared. We feel it’s important and... (Read more...)

Congress Was Wrong: The Sea is Warming Faster Than We Thought

Categories: Politics Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or “NOAA,” is the US government agency responsible for the scientific study of, as the... (Read more...)

Quickies: Black Market Doughnuts, Paper Centrifuge, and Today’s Senate Confirmation Hearings

Categories: Quickies The Paperfuge: A 20-Cent Device That Could Transform Health Care – The concept of the paper centrifuge is pretty cool, and if you have access to the original paper, you... (Read more...)

Congress Attempts to Destroy Planned Parenthood (Again)

Categories: Anti-Science Politics Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Now that a lying, fascist blowhard reality TV star is about to be inaugurated as President of the United States, Congress... (Read more...)

2017 Psychic Predictions (and the 2016 Predictions I NAILED)!

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Last year, I made a video in which I made some psychic predictions for 2016. Unlike every “psychic” on daytime television,... (Read more....

Quickies: Adding Pockets to Dresses, Wig-Snatching Schemes, and Anti-Vax Doctors

Categories: Quickies The Elaborate Wig-Snatching Schemes of the 18th Century – “Socialites had to be extra cautious of wig snatchers. Throughout England and Europe, finely powdered perukes, also called periwigs, were in... (Read more...)

It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Peculiar Galaxies, Design Fails, Political Art, and more!

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: 2017artastronomydesigngardeningHoag objectsHoag-type galaxiesMad Art LabnaturepoliticsTeen Skepchick Sunday Funny: A gift from God. (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) Teen Skepchick Hello Teen Skepchick! Meet Alex, one of Teen Skepchick’s new contributors! What Is That? Hoag-Type Galaxies Hoag-type... (Read more...)

Quickies: Throwing shade, shadow maps, and child care scarcity

Categories: Quickies How to throw shade while still being intersectional – “Being a petty, shade-throwing intersectional feminist is about finding that sweet spot where humor and shade meet inclusivity.” Shadow maps show... (Read more...)

Quickies: Risks in Editing Genes, Disney World as a Medieval Pilgrimage, and Complications of Organ Donation

Categories: Quickies Unexpected Risks Found In Editing Genes To Prevent Inherited Disorders – “The findings confirmed the suspicions of many researchers, and the conclusions drawn by Mitalipov and his team were unequivocal:... (Read more...)

It’s the Sundaylies! Permission to Shop, the Carrie Fisher-Shaped Hole in the World, Complaining About 2016, and more!

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: advertisementsartCarrie FisherlanguageMad Art Labmusicschool of doubtsexismTeen SkepchickThe Magic FluteVoyager Sunday Funny: Have hope for 2017. (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick In Which my Husband is Consulted on my Shopping Unmarried Elizabeth apparently needs her husband’s permission to shop. Awesome Sauce... (Read more...)

Are Computer Screens Ruining Children?

Categories: Science Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: WARNING: if you are under the age of 18, please be aware that watching this video may make you obese, give... (Read more...)

RIP Vera Rubin, Who Should Have Won a Nobel Prize

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The world lost an amazing person on the night of Christmas 2016... well, two amazing people, but this... (Read more...)

It’s a Very Merry Skepchick Sundaylies! Johnny B Goode in Space, STEAM Power, Teaching Through Analogy, and more!

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: artChuck Berrygrounded parentsMad Art Labmusicpoliticspost-truthschool of doubtscience vs. pseudoscienceSTEAMteachingTeen SkepchickVoyagerweekend reads Sunday Funny: The universe is ours. (via Saturday Morning...Show More Summary

Global Quickies: Bad Recommendations, Feminist Hero, and Sacrificial Goats

Categories: Quickies PAKISTAN “Pakistan International Airlines may have resumed flying operations for its ATR planes, but mere clearance wasn’t apparently sufficient for the company. To ward off ‘evil eye’, they have reportedly... (Read more...)

Does Facebook Make You Depressed?

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A pair of studies have just been published about mental health and social media, and what good timing considering that everyone... (Read more...)

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