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Bad Chart Thursday: Pseudoscientific Chart Judges Science Reporting

A chart purporting to rank credible science journalism uses the most unscientific means ever: opinion presented as fact. Editors for the American Council of Science and Health (ACSH), an industry-funded …

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Pluto’s Apparent Planethood

New stories about the former planet Pluto popped up in my news feed again this week. It has now been over a decade since the definition of what qualifies as a planet was voted over, but this is still a controversial issue to many. I too got a special place in my heart for Pluto, but should what astronomers classify it matter to me?

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Why We Can’t Clone Wooly Mammoths in 2 Years

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: “Prehistoric Wooly Mammoths About to Be Resurrected, Claim Harvard Scientists!” Holy crap! Wooly mammoths! Harvard! No way is this fake news, …

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Trump is Wrong: Torture Doesn’t Work

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: President Donald Trump — I still get chills when I say it out loud — has announced his desire to remove …

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Will GOP Healthcare Plans Cover Immunization If Tom Price Is Confirmed?

Earlier this week, Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced S.191, the Patient Freedom Act (PFA) of 2017, as a potential replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The PFA gives states …

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#ClimateFacts Tweetstorm at POTUS Jan. 26, Noon Eastern Time

The Trump administration and some members of Congress are intent on misinforming the public on climate change and acting on these lies in a storm of decisions that will damage …

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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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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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