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Right Wing Extremists More Deadly than Al Qaeda in the US

Support more videos like this at http://patreon.com/rebecca! New America, an organization in Washington, DC, has just released a study showing that extreme right wing terrorists have launched more attacks in …

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CDC: Red Eyes after Swimming is Thanks to Pee in the Pool AGGGHHH GROSS

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The United States Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, has released its annual healthy swimming report, and hold on to your …

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Philae and the Failure of Solar Power

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca Sorta transcript: Huge news this week! Philae, the little lander that could, came back to life and started communicating with Earth. If you’ll …

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Auctions for Science: Signed Science Art Prints by Surly Amy and Cosplay Photo Shoot #CVG2015

This week’s auctions are all about STEAM, putting the art into STEM and the STEM into art. All proceeds go toward the many science and art activities, workshops, and salons …

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Will the Ocean Cleanup Project Clean Our Seas of Plastic?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A teenager came up with a plan to rid the ocean of the huge amount of plastic floating around in it, …

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Nobel Laureate Wishes Girls Would Stop Crying/Falling in Love with Him

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Nobel Laureate and official knight of the British realm Sir Tim Hunt is in the news for telling a bunch of …

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Auctions for Science: Tunic and Handmade Journal from India, Custom Cocktail

Science fiction is like a gateway drug for science. One of the reasons we hold SkepchickCon at CONvergence, a sci-fi/fantasy con, is that the audience is already interested in science …

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Global Quickies: Dyphteria Makes a Comeback in Spain, Mozambique Legalizes Homosexuality, and Giant Rats Help with Landmines

SPAIN “A six-year-old child who lives in the Catalan city of Olot (Girona) has been admitted to hospital with the first recorded case of diphtheria in Spain since 1986.” Despite …

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