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Joseph Atwill, Why is the Deep State Interested in Psychedelics? |364|

Joe Atwill cautions against the resurging interest in psychedelics and entheogens. photo by: Skeptiko (audio 1979 news report) In their never ending search for the miracle weapons, CIA operatives searched here, in the remote mountain areas of Southern Mexico, for what, up until then, had been considered a myth; magic mushrooms. The clip you’re listening to is […]

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.

Brian Dunning, Is the “Skeptical Thing” Over? |363|

Brian Dunning hosts a popular skeptical podcast, but is the “skeptical community” being pushed to the fringe. photo by: Skeptiko (audio from James Rani’s 2013 Amazing Meeting) Welcome back everybody. Moving right along, as they say, get your seats, get your seats. This is going to be a killer panel, I’m so excited to listen to […]

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.

Dr. Henry Bauer, Why We Shouldn’t Trust Science |362|

Dr. Henry Bauer explains how market forces have led to the corruption of science.  photo by: Skeptiko Kyrie Irving, is an amazing basketball player, who made quite a stir earlier this year regarding the flat earth theory. Ben Nichols, this is a shout out to you. He came to us [unclear 00:00:20], “The earth is […]

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.

What Happened at the 2017 IONS Conference |361|

Johnny Verive reports on the 2017 IONS conference.  photo by: Skeptiko …And that is why the Institute of Noetic Sciences is so focused on bringing together science, observations, hypothesis, measurements… I have a lot of respect for the Institute of Noetic Sciences. That’s Cassandra Vieten, the current president of IONS, talking at their annual conference. […]

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.

Cody Noconi, Can Entheogens Lead to Deep Spirituality? |360|

Cody Noconi of the Psilly Rabbits Podcast on whether entheogens and psychedelics lead to deep spirituality.  photo by: Skeptiko [Joe Rogan] My first DMT experience changed everything I thought about the world. The Joe Rogan podcast you’re listening to is hugely popular… [Graham Hancock] So that’s the aliens, an utterly alien realm, filled with alien […]

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.

Can Monkeys See Optical Illusions?

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A big part of being a skeptic is having a healthy (or some would say unhealthy) interest in optical illusions. After all,... (Read more...) The post Can Monkeys See Optical Illusions? appeared first on Skepchick.

Dr. Jacques Vallée’s Diaries Reveal What Most Scientists Still Deny |359|

Dr. Jacques Vallée’s 40 years of diary entries disclose a large body of science that’s been intentionally hidden.  photo by: Skeptiko Dr. Jacques Vallée is an almost mythical figure among those interested in UFOs. (movie clip from Close Encounters of the Third Kind) Who are you people? Please, one more question. Have you recently had […]

The Science of Whiskey!

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Drinking alcohol may lower our inhibitions and make us generally feel more sociable, but sometimes ordering alcohol at a bar can be... (Read more...) The post The Science of Whiskey! appeared first on Skepchick.

Study Reveals Shocking News on the Female Orgasm (If You’ve Never Met a Woman)

Categories: Feminism Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Did you know that when having sex, different women prefer different kinds of touching and have different kinds of orgasms? I don’t... (Read more...) The post Study Reveals Shocking News on the Female Orgasm (If You’ve Never Met a Woman) appeared first on Skepchick.

Don’t Trust Past-Life Regression!

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: This week I read an article on Jezebel about a “skeptic” who underwent past life regression and surprise! She was super convinced... (Read more...

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