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Global Quickies: Ancient Indian Spaceships, Fossils in Creationist’s Basement, and Nepotism in ISIS

NIGERIA In one of his last acts as president, Goodluck Jonathan signs a law that bans FGM and prohibits men from abandoning their wives or children without economic support. UK …

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Atheist Music Review: “After Life Goes By”

I’m not the kind of person who actively seeks out atheist music to listen to. In fact, I don’t usually enjoy listening to songs where I have to listen carefully to …

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Global Quickies: Diploma Mills, High Heels, and Iron Fish

IRELAND “The same-sex marriage referendum will be comfortably passed, based on early tallies from across the country.” FRANCE “The Cannes Film Festival is facing an angry backlash after it was …

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Global Quickies: Fake Mummies, Abortions in Latin America, and Alt Med

INDIA “A group of Islamists who cut off a teacher’s hand in revenge for “blasphemy” against the Prophet Mohamed have been jailed in India.” EGYPT/UK Scientists at University of Manchester …

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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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Sam Harris Begs Noam Chomsky to Publicly Embarrass Him

I was going to make a video about this topic, but as I was jotting down notes even I got bored by explaining the various ways that Harris has embarrassed …

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Global Quickies: Racist Jewelry, Racist Columnist, and Volcanoes

PAKISTAN “The progressive activist and organizer who ran Pakistan’s first-ever hackathon and led a human rights and a peace-focused nonprofit known as The Second Floor (T2F) was shot dead today …

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Global Quickies: Exorcisms, Measles on a Plane, and the Threats of Atheism

MEDITERRANEAN SEA “Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard — killing them — because the …

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