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Should We Kill Sharks to Save Humans?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: It may be blizzarding this week on the East Coast, but here in California it’s basically summer, and I could not …

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The Great Escape and Away We Go

Art is the great escape and I need an escape. I’ve had enough of Trump and his budget cuts to science, the elderly, the arts, the humanities, kid’s school lunches, …

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Ben Carson Wants to Drill a Hole in Your Head

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: There are a lot of scary things happening right now in the United States government, but perhaps the absolute worst is …

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Rep. Steve King: Proud White Supremacist

On Sunday, US Congressman Steve King (R-IA) retweeted the anti-immigrant fake news account Voice of Europe, adding his own white supremacist take on the original tweet: @SteveKingIA: “Wilders understands that …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Pseudoscientific Chart Judges Science Reporting

A chart purporting to rank credible science journalism uses the most unscientific means ever: opinion presented as fact. Editors for the American Council of Science and Health (ACSH), an industry-funded …

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Ode to Sean Spicer

Sean Spicer used to be the White House Easter Bunny. Now he is the hired mouthpiece of a compulsive liar. Must be hard for Spicer being under all that pressure …

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The Phones Are Bugged

Today has been a strange news day. I woke up to tweets seemingly straight out of the Twilight Zone by president numero 45 blaming ex-president Obama for tapping his phones …

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Pluto’s Apparent Planethood

New stories about the former planet Pluto popped up in my news feed again this week. It has now been over a decade since the definition of what qualifies as a planet was voted over, but this is still a controversial issue to many. I too got a special place in my heart for Pluto, but should what astronomers classify it matter to me?

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