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No Shit Study: Scientists Show Conspiracy Theorists Will Believe Anything

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: I’ve spoken in the past about how social media can be used to further pseudoscientific thinking, and now there’s yet another …

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Why Last Night’s Game of Thrones Was The Worst

Spoiler warning! I’m going to talk about what happened in last night’s Game of Thrones episode (season 5, episode 6: Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken) and what happens throughout the entirety of …

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Skepchick Book Club: Bright-sided

Welcome back to the Skepchick Book Club! This month, we read Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America by Barbara Ehrenreich. I was drawn to this book because …

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Girls and Boys with Science Toys

I’ve just come back from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. I was wowed and stunned by the amazing projects and smart young men and women from all over …

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Bad Chart Thursday: UK Elections Edition

Elections bring out some of the best examples of terrible charts, and the recent UK general elections were no exception. Throughout the campaigns and in the most recent reporting of …

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Are Video Games Ruining Men?

No. Obviously. Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Psychologist Philip Zimbardo, the guy who ran the famous Stanford prison experiment in 1971, is once again making news …

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Stats for Dummies: Mental Health Edition

In the last 3 years, the estimated rate of autism prevalence in the U.S. has increased from 1 in every 88 children to 1 in every 68 children. Based on …

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Pastor Tries and Fails to “Save” Prostitutes

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Television network A&E recently aired a short-lived series called 8 Minutes, in which a host attempted to save prostitutes by giving them resources …

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