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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.

Greg Mallozzi’s New Film About Andrija Puharich |370|

Dr. Andrija Puharich researched ESP and psychedelics, brought Uri Geller to the USA, and held seances with aliens… all while working for the deep state. photo by: Skeptiko (clip from the movie Altered Minds…) MKUltra… (disturbing music)… No matter how deep you dig, the only thing you’ll find is more lies… (disturbing music) I’m not the monster in the […]

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.

Dr. Jeffrey Kripal Explores the Erotic in the Mystical & Religious |369|

Dr. Jeffrey Kripal’s new book connects his interests in the paranormal and erotic elements of mystical religion.   photo by: Skeptiko (Indian music plays on bus as tour operator speaks) Alright, so welcome to Tantra Tour: The Heart of India. That’s tantra guru, Laurie Handlers from the film, Tantric Tourists. She’s telling her brave band of […]

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.

Helsinki Syndrome

  Every year at Christmas I enjoy a viewing of Die Hard (1988), usually as the wife decorates the tree, but this year we had a staff screening at work. Such a good film. Anyway, every time I see it I notice another detail, and this time it was the odd phrase ‘Helsinki syndrome’. Everyone knows […]

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.

The Seven Words You Can’t Say on CDC Budget Proposals

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Last week, the Washington Post reported that the Trump Administration has banned officials at the Centers for Disease Control from using seven... (Read more...) The post The Seven Words You Can’t Say on CDC Budget Proposals appeared first on Skepchick.

Finnish Mystic’s Visions of Afterlife Match NDE Research

Dr. Antti Savinainen’s new book on the Finnish Mystic, Pekka Ervast adds to our understanding of the afterlife. photo by: Skeptiko (scary music and sounds from  Jacob’s Ladder) Where do you go when you die? Actor, Tim Robbins got a glimpse in this cult classic, Jacob’s Ladder. And I guess that’s how it is with […]

On African ‘Vampires’

  Trying to get back in the habit of posting, and I’m a bit slow on this one, but you probably saw the news around halloween this year that ‘vampires’ were causing problems in Malawi. In fact, it’s still happening. I was interested to read Anthony Mtuta’s take on the phenomenon in the latter account. […]

No, The Type of Alcohol You Drink Doesn’t Determine Your Mood

Categories: Science Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: It’s the holidays and that means one thing: drinking. Drinking in the morning, drinking in the evening, drinking at suppertime. Okay, that’s... (Read more...) The post No, The Type of Alcohol You Drink Doesn’t Determine Your Mood appeared first on Skepchick.

Atheists Sue Over a Priest Visiting an Animal Shelter

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Separation of church and state is vitally important here in America. It protects both religious and nonreligious people from discrimination on the... (Read more...) The post Atheists Sue Over a Priest Visiting an Animal Shelter appeared first on Skepchick.

Stanton Friedman on Jacques Vallee and UFOs/Consciousness |367|

UFO Researcher Stanton Friedman on Jacques Vallee and alien consciousness technology. photo by: Skeptiko (Mark Zuckerberg, CEO Facebook) Now, when we talk about augmented reality, there are three important use cases that we think about…...Show More Summary

How Net Neutrality Helps Science Communication

Categories: Politics Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: If you have been on the internet in the past few weeks, you probably already know that on December 14, the Federal... (Read more...) The post How Net Neutrality Helps Science Communication appeared first on Skepchick.

Why It’s Not Enough to Have Critical Thinking Skills

Categories: Science Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Last year, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher published a paper showing a distinction between people who personally value their own... (Read more...) The post Why It’s Not Enough to Have Critical Thinking Skills appeared first on Skepchick.

Elephants Are Self-aware. Trumps Are Not.

Categories: Politics Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Back when I was just a baby teenaged magician, I had a friend who was a clown with Ringling Brothers. When I... (Read more...) The post Elephants Are Self-aware. Trumps Are Not. appeared first on Skepchick.

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