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The Silencing of Richard Dawkins

I sat down to write this piece on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day when my trans friends mourn the losses of members of their community due to hate …

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Giulio Selvaggi, director of the National Center for Earthquakes, is one of the convicted scientists
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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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Bad Chart Thursday: 60 is the New 65

All over the media, people are shaking their virtual fists at kids today for undervoting in the US midterm elections. Clearly, millennials are too busy taking selfies, texting, and playing …

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Shirts for when you’ve just landed a spacecraft on a comet

Landing a spacecraft on a comet?! That’s cool! That’s the kind of cool achievement that should be paired with a cool shirt! This is the scientific head of operations for the …

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6 is the New 10 or No Fatties

Did you know that plus size models are totes no big deal anymore? They’re like…just like other models, you know? Or at least that’s what Elle tells us in a …

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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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New Video! Calling Out Religious Misogyny without Hypocrisy

Support more videos like this at Patreon! Pseudo-transcript: In Orange County, Florida, public schools, a Christian group was allowed to hand out Bibles and other literature on Freedom of Religion …

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Why Atheism Needs Philosophy

Atheism and science are bros. Everybody knows they belong together, just like Troy and Abed. For most of the reign of New Atheism, science has been right hand man, directing …

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