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Scientific Fraud: Gay Marriage Study Retracted

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The popular radio show and podcast This American Life recently publicized what appeared to be an astounding piece of research that …

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Auctions for Science: Cosplay Photo Shoot and Geek-a-Week Trading Cards

This week in our auctions to raise money for science education, we’re offering sets of Len Peralta’s Geek-a-Week trading cards and a cosplay photo shoot by Skepchick Jamie Bernstein at …

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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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A Survey Did Not Prove Men Want Dependent Wives

Surveys are funny things. You can get some interesting revelations out of a well-done survey, but if the survey has significant flaws you can also end up with a barrage …

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“The Rock” Fights a Tsunami in “San Andreas” but Could It Happen?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: I have a confession to make: I love disaster porn. I don’t mean actual porn where the boom mic is visible…I …

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Girls and Boys with Science Toys

I’ve just come back from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. I was wowed and stunned by the amazing projects and smart young men and women from all over …

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Are Video Games Ruining Men?

No. Obviously. Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Psychologist Philip Zimbardo, the guy who ran the famous Stanford prison experiment in 1971, is once again making news …

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Cross-Post: Losing My Religion: A Review of The Gluten Lie

Editor’s Note: This cross-post originally appeared on Grounded Parents and is written by Jenny Splitter ***** Two topics always seem to inspire a robust conversation on my Facebook feed — diet …

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