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The Hidden Cost of “Leaking” Celebrity Nudes: Kim Kardashian

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sort-of-transcript: Another day, another batch of celebrity nudes have been “leaked”, which is a word used to downplay the fact that these were …

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Global Quickies: Mars on a Budget, Sharia Law, and The Vatican Arrests a Priest

INDIA India has succeeded, at their first attempt, to send an operational mission to Mars. The Mangalyaan mission was also really cheap, $74 million. That’s less than what making the …

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#GamerGate and Game Journalism’s Ethics Problem

Support more videos like this at http://patreon.com/rebecca Relevant links: Overview of harassment against Zoe Quinn IRC chat logs Duke Nukem PR fail Kotaku on mock reviews EA’s BS A good …

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Sexism, Transphobia and Arguments from Biology

A lot of you have probably seen the comment by Sam Harris quoted in the Washington Post where he claims “there’s something about that critical posture that is to some …

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Global Quickies: ‘Happy’ Dancers Sentenced to Jail, A Boy Gets Justice, and Cyclists Defend ‘Naked’ Uniform

IRAN The young men and women who were arrested in May for posting a video of themselves dancing to Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy” have been sentenced to six months in prison …

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Music Break! Are Video Games Sexist? Auto-Tune Rebuttal

Jonathan Mann did an absolutely inspired and glorious rebuttal of Dr Christina Hoff Sommers recent youtube video. And he did it to music. If you do not know Christina Hoff …

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Guest Post: Insight into the Lives of the Intersexed

Editor’s Note: You may remember Amy’s last guest post about the Invisible Intersexed Community. Next, she tackles what it feels like to be diagnosed as intersexed (with a female identity).  …

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Sam Harris Doesn’t Understand Bell Curves

It’s Thursday and that means it’s time for another round of Bad Chart Thursday. This week, rather than make fun of a bad chart, I was inspired to write a …

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