ScienceSkepticism

Are Computer Screens Ruining Children?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: WARNING: if you are under the age of 18, please be aware that watching this video may make you obese, give …

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Science

RIP Vera Rubin, Who Should Have Won a Nobel Prize

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The world lost an amazing person on the night of Christmas 2016 . . . well, two amazing people, but this …

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Does Facebook Make You Depressed?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A pair of studies have just been published about mental health and social media, and what good timing considering that everyone …

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Science

Do Red Clothes Make You Sexier?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A common piece of psychological wisdom is that if you want to appear more attractive you should wear red, at least …

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Science

The Sugar Pill

Many alternative medicines have attained their reputations because, even though there’s no evidence they work, people still feel better. By now, most of the know the placebo effect is hard …

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FeminismPoliticsScience

Fetal Heartbeat Bill: Anti-Science to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: I’ve talked a lot about the anti-science agenda of the anti-abortion Religious Right, but this week a bill was passed in …

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FeminismScience

Is Taylor Swift Ruining Feminism?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: “Study says” are two of the most powerful words in journalism, because you can say literally anything in front of them in …

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Science

Trench to Bedside

Reading a really good book will give you ideas. When Bethany Brookshire read Mary Roach’s “Grunt: The curious science of humans at war,” she ended up wanting to talk to …

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