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Science

The Top 10 Reasons to Ban Me from Bay Area Science Festival

Two weeks ago, PZ Myers pointed out that Dr. Eliza Sutton of the University of Washington in Seattle was the source of a rumor that PZ had contracted gonnorhea at …

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Science

The Science of Cat Food

On a recent episode of The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe, we discussed some research that (unsurprisingly) found that adding a whiff of “science” to your advertisement may result in …

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Feminism

Aziz Ansari is a Feminist

Oh, I’m sorry, did you think you could not possibly love Aziz Ansari any more? Did you?? THEN YOU ARE A FOOL. Enjoy his bit on Letterman about how he’s …

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Random Asides

How to Be StarLord/StarLady for Halloween, Cosplay, or Because It’s Monday!

A few months ago, I saw Guardians of the Galaxy and immediately decided that I had to cosplay as StarLord at DragonCon. I’ve dressed up for a few previous cons, …

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Feminism

The Hidden Cost of “Leaking” Celebrity Nudes: Kim Kardashian

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sort-of-transcript: Another day, another batch of celebrity nudes have been “leaked”, which is a word used to downplay the fact that these were …

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FeaturedFeminism

#GamerGate and Game Journalism’s Ethics Problem

Support more videos like this at http://patreon.com/rebecca Relevant links: Overview of harassment against Zoe Quinn IRC chat logs Duke Nukem PR fail Kotaku on mock reviews EA’s BS A good …

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Random Asides

Rebecca Vs. Hal Lublin in Ready 2 Rumble Boxing!

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to spend a little time with Hal Lublin, one of the stars of two of the most popular podcasts in the English-speaking …

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Science

The Science of Identifying Jack the Ripper!

Maybe you heard that researchers claimed (in a Daily Mail exclusive) to have discovered the true identity of Jack the Ripper? Well, I decided to ask Skepchick forensic scientists Amanda …

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