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ScienceSkepticism

Go ahead, drink your Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte!

People love Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. A lot. This beverage has its own twitter account with nearly 78,000 followers. When Starbucks announced they would start selling this seasonal beverage early, people lost their …

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ActivismScience

Tear gas, CS smoke canisters, and #Ferguson

Over the past week, we’ve seen tear gas and CS smoke canisters used on people of Ferguson, Missouri.  On social media – and in the general media – there seems …

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Party with the Stars

And by stars, I mean the REAL stars. Like those ones full of hydrogen and helium and a little bit of everything else? We’ll be partying with those astronomical bodies …

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Science

When Citizen Science Works

The democratizing of science is already happening. Once the hobby of mostly wealthy men, then the career field for professional investigators, science is more open than ever when “citizen scientists” …

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Science

Parents Say No to Vitamin K Shots, Babies Get Brain Damage

Transcript follows! Support more videos like this on Patreon. Before 1961, 1 to 1.5% of all babies born would, within the first week of their lives, experience bleeding from the …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Watch Annedroids on Amazon Prime!

You can stream Annedroids on Amazon Prime now! Just for the record, this isn’t even a paid promotion. I just really, really want this show to succeed. Check out the …

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FeaturedScience

The Economics of Our Robot Future

On Sunday morning of SkepchickCON I was one of the panelists on the faux award winning Cities of the Future panel along with Ryan Consell, Desiree Schell and Shawn Otto. We …

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ScienceSkepticism

The Evolutionary Psychology of Promiscuity

Fellow Skepchick Mindy alerted me to this story in The Atlantic about some new evolutionary psychology research concerning promiscuity and morality. As usual, the reporting on the research uncritically reproduces …

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