rudolph
Science

New Video: The Science of Rudolph’s Glowing Nose!

Dr. Siouxsie Wiles is a microbiologist with an obsession for bioluminescence! Here, she responds to some bad science in the otherwise good video by fellow New Zealand scientists on the …

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isaac got the holy ghost
Religion

Isaac Got the Holy Ghost

Seeing people pretend to be possessed by the spirit of Jesus is pretty much always hilarious, but this video stands out for two reasons: 1. The little kid in the …

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Feminism

Why I’m Okay with Doxing

A few months ago, people were very angry at me for “doxing” Dr. Eliza Sutton, a prolific troll who uses pseudonyms online to harass feminists. “Doxing,” or “doxxing,” is the …

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Painting of James Randi by Amy Roth
Skepticism

The Telegraph’s Weak Exposé of James Randi

Will Storr has a pretty vicious article over at the Telegraph claiming that James Randi is lying when he refers to himself (as a magician) as an “honest liar” in …

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ReligionSkepticism

New Video: Judge Orders Boy Circumcised Against Mother’s Wishes

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca. Sort of transcript: Last week, a judge in Florida decided that a 4-year old boy would be forced to undergo a circumcision against …

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Giulio Selvaggi, director of the National Center for Earthquakes, is one of the convicted scientists
FeaturedScience

New Video: Earthquake Scientists Convicted of Manslaughter Freed

Support more videos like this at Patreon.com/rebecca! Sort-of Transcript: Back in 2012, Italian courts convicted a group of scientists for manslaughter, a fact that was widely reported as the scientists …

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EventsFeminism

Ex-Cop Tony Ryan Threatens to “Make My Trip Memorable” in China Next Week

As many of you know, I’ll be traveling to China next week to give one talk in Hong Kong on 20 November and another over on the mainland in Dongguan …

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Adam Savage, Rebecca Watson, and Indre Viskontas
FeaturedFeminism

Adam Savage on #Gamergate and Harassment of Women Online

Last week I got the amazing opportunity to check out Adam Savage’s secret cave of radness, which is filled to the brim with movie props, costumes, and space helmets. I …

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