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Global Quickies: Exoskeletons, Pastafarians, and No Psychic Pandas

(Just two World Cup-related links, I promise.) BRAZIL A Brazilian paraplegic made the first kick of the World Cup using a robotic exoskeleton. It was cool, but they had promised …

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Auctions for Science: Wonder Woman Shoes & Vintage Science Textbooks

Cross-posted with Skepchick Events. This week’s auctions feature donations from our very own DrRubidium and Will, both of whom will be at SkepchickCon July 4th weekend in Minneapolis. In addition …

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ScienceSkepticism

No, That’s Not How Anthropologists Think Of Human Social Organization

There is recent a video posted on Slate that summarizes a recent study claiming to give support to the anthropological position that “hierarchical organization of human society is deeply nested …

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Science

Science is Missing Out

In a society where sexism is so deeply ingrained in our culture, a lot of it goes by undetected and unchecked. Today I watched the 8th episode of Cosmos: A …

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New Video: Have Scientists Debunked the Myth of the Blonde Ditz?

Support these videos at Patreon.com/rebecca The actual study Mary Brock’s breakdown The bad science at the Telegraph and NY Daily News The video: The sort-of transcript: “Researchers discover that being …

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Bad Science Journalism: “Why having ‘blonde’ genes will not make you ditzy”

This week, researchers at Stanford released a study about finding the genetic basis of blonde hair .in Northern Europeans. From the press release: The researchers found that the blond hair …

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ScienceSkepticism

New Video! Let’s Rename Measles “Jenny McCarthy”

As always, a close-enough transcript follows! The CDC has released a report blaming anti-science anti-vaccination proponents for the number of measles cases reaching a 20-year high, like for instance an …

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FeminismScience

Video: Should Women Get “Menstrual Leave”?

Here’s the HuffPostLive segment. Here’s the idiotic Breitbart article. Here’s a good summary of research on the benefits of paid time off. Here’s a link to Patreon, where you can …

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