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How to Help the LGBT Community in Orlando

At  Skepchick, our thoughts are with those who have been affected by the horrific shooting in Orlando. As the death count climbs to 50 (which means this would potentially be …

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FeaturedReligionSkepticism

Can We Ban Atheists From Billboards?

It’s not even the lack of design skills. One out of one-hundred of them usually comes out ok. It’s not even that I think censorship is a good idea. It’s …

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FeaturedSkepticism

This Obnoxious Face Lotion is “Chemical-Free” and Infused with Magical Thinking

Have you ever felt like you have too much money and that your skincare products don’t have enough energy infused in them? Are you afraid of chemicals? Good news, I …

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Peeple: Harassment is Destiny?

The controversial “Yelp for People” app, Peeple, has launched today for iOS users (their site touts a nauseatingly sanguine “Character is Destiny” tagline). For those who are unfamiliar with the concept, here is the …

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ActivismFeatured

Stop Panicking: There Isn’t a 98% Chance of a President Trump Future

The internet has been all abuzz about the results of a statistical model created by political scientist Helmut Norpoth that says that Trump has a 98%* chance of winning the …

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TX State Board of Ed Nominee: Obama Was a Gay Prostitute

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The Texas State Board of Education is famous amongst science popularizers for spending the previous decade being a gigantic shitshow. For …

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FeaturedSkepticism

Your Phrase Is Problematic

I’ve got bad news for you. That celebrity whose style you adore? Said something super shitty. That politician whose quotes you will never not share on social media? Voted for …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Beer Doesn’t Make You Fat!

Britain’s Beer Alliance sounds like my kind of superhero team, fighting the good fight against sobriety across the UK. At the mere whisper of “I’ll just have water, thanks,” our …

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