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Skepticism

Stop Making Fun of Rihanna’s Album Sales

This post was originally featured on Mad Art Lab, Skepchick’s sister site focusing on the intersection of science and art!  Rihanna has become something of a meme this week, after …

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Skepticism

Creepy Possessed Babies Now Cleared for Takeoff

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Thai Smile Airways has announced that they’ll allow people to bring on board supernatural haunted child dolls, provided they buy the …

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Global Quickies: Ban on “Wine”, Witch Camps Closing, and Blasphemy

PAKISTAN “A teenage boy cut off his own hand after being told he was a blasphemer by an imam. The police arrested the cleric, accusing him of using hate speech …

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Assholes and Heads

I met a woman about 5 years ago who was working for a skeptic organization doing PR. At the time when I met her I was super enthusiastic about the …

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ReligionSkepticism

Center for Inquiry Merges with Richard Dawkins & His Twitter Account

Good news for those of you who were worried that Richard Dawkins had flushed all his credibility as a rational person down the toilet by telling the mothers of people with Downs …

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Skepticism

Does Cursing Mean You’re Smarter than Everyone Else?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Do people swear because they’re too dumb to think of any other words to use? I’ve actually had this allegation leveled …

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Skepticism

“Brain-Training” App Won’t Make You Smarter, Just Poorer

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The “brain-training” app Lumosity has just coughed up $2 million to the FTC for their misleading ads about the science behind …

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Skepticism

Global Quickies: Jailed for Tweeting, Child Marriages, and Fliers in Cologne

SWEDEN “Swedish police have confirmed that there were widespread sexual assaults at a music festival in Stockholm last summer but denied allegations of a cover-up.” UK “A teenage recruit discovered …

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