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New Video! “If Evolution is True, is Rape Wrong?”

New Video! “If Evolution is True, is Rape Wrong?”

Original story found at Raw Story Support these videos on Patreon! Sort-of-transcript: Creationist Darek Isaacs went on the show “Creation Today” and said that according to his learned studies, the theory of evolution excuses rape. “You have to start asking questions: Well, if evolution is true, and it’s just all about the male propagating their DNA, we had to ask hard questions, like, well, is ra... »

New Video! Dr. Oz to Testify Before Congress on Weight Loss Scams

New Video! Dr. Oz to Testify Before Congress on Weight Loss Scams

Just a reminder to my Patreon pals: one hour from now, at 6pm ET on Saturday, I’ll be chatting live with Carrie Poppy about psychics and frauds and vegans and puppies, and you can join in! All $1+ patrons can watch and join the chat. On to the video! Support these videos on Patreon: http://patreon.com/rebecca Let Claire McCaskill know what Dr. Oz has been up to Slate article on Dr. Oz Orac o... »

New Video: Have Scientists Debunked the Myth of the Blonde Ditz?

New Video: Have Scientists Debunked the Myth of the Blonde Ditz?

Support these videos at Patreon.com/rebecca The actual study Mary Brock’s breakdown The bad science at the Telegraph and NY Daily News The video: The sort-of transcript: “Researchers discover that being blond does not make people ditzy,” reads a recent NY Daily News headline. That’s not actually true, but there is evidence to suggest a correlation between lack of intelligence and being a wri... »

New Video! Let’s Rename Measles “Jenny McCarthy”

New Video! Let’s Rename Measles “Jenny McCarthy”

As always, a close-enough transcript follows! The CDC has released a report blaming anti-science anti-vaccination proponents for the number of measles cases reaching a 20-year high, like for instance an outbreak currently happening in Ohio due to unvaccinated Amish missionaries going to the Philippines, catching the measles, and then bringing it back to their community. On a sidenote, it’s s... »

Do Women in Yoga Pants Deserve to be Raped? (No. Obviously.)

Do Women in Yoga Pants Deserve to be Raped? (No. Obviously.)

Support these videos on Patreon! Article and link to the Vice documentary. Men are sexually assaulted more often than we may think. Atheists who agree with Saxton Close-enough transcript follows! A pastor in Arizona preaches that women can do certain things to make them worthy of being raped, like dressing a certain way or drinking too much. While it’s sad to see another person making headlines by... »

Video: Should Women Get “Menstrual Leave”?

Video: Should Women Get “Menstrual Leave”?

Here’s the HuffPostLive segment. Here’s the idiotic Breitbart article. Here’s a good summary of research on the benefits of paid time off. Here’s a link to Patreon, where you can support my videos. And here’s the video (close-enough transcript follows): The other day, I was invited onto HuffPost Live to talk about lady stuff, like Jill Abramson being let go from the N... »

Atheists: Stop Freaking Out About Atheists on TV

Atheists: Stop Freaking Out About Atheists on TV

This morning, I saw that Hemant posted a meme complaining about the portrayal of atheists on (American) television. The image shows the following characters with the following labels: Temperance Brennan from Bones, “ROBOT” Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory, “EMOTIONLESS” Dexter Morgan from Dexter, “MURDERER” House from House, “MISANTHROPE” Perr... »

New Video! The US Military’s Zombie Survival Plan

New Video! The US Military’s Zombie Survival Plan

Did you know the US Military believes in ZOMBIES? I hope you didn’t know that, because it’s not true. Here’s a video about it, followed by links and a sort-of-close-enough transcript! Grr, arg! Foreign Policy’s exclusive Ophiocordyceps unilateralis Support more videos like this on Patreon +++ Good news! The US Military has a contingency plan to stop the zombie apocalypse! S... »

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