ScienceSkepticism

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

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 …

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Skepticism

Atheists Sue Over a Priest Visiting an Animal Shelter

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 …

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Politics

How Net Neutrality Helps Science Communication

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 …

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ScienceSkepticism

Why It’s Not Enough to Have Critical Thinking Skills

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 …

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PoliticsScience

Elephants Are Self-aware. Trumps Are Not.

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 …

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Science

Does Mindfulness Work for Teens?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Mindfulness is a trend that really caught on in the last few years, particularly in skeptic and sciencey communities. It’s a form …

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Skepticism

How Google is Spreading Fake News about an “Antifa” Killer

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A few years ago, I started doing a talk about using social media to advance skepticism, though in reality it was also …

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Politics

Trump Nominates Ghost Hunter to be Judge

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: The Trump administration has made a lot of kooky appointments, and by “kooky” I mean “oh god we’re all going to die.” …

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