Skepticism

How Google is Spreading Fake News about an “Antifa” Killer

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A few years ago, I started doing a talk about using social media to advance skepticism, though in reality it was also …

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Why Steven Pinker is Wrong About Violence

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: In 2011, celebrity psychologist Steven Pinker published the book The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, putting forward his …

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Fighting the Common Cold: Myths and Facts!

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: It’s autumn here in the US, which means we’re heading toward cold season. And THAT means a whole lot of misinformation about …

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Skepticism

Rand Paul Tries to Stop Scientific Progress Because He Can’t Understand It

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: US Senator Rand Paul recently spent his valuable time attacking government spending on scientific progress as part of deliberations by the Subcommittee …

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Breathing Polluted Air: Aromatherapy vs Ionizers

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: So right now, California is on fire. Not all of it, obviously, but a significant portion — thousands of people are displaced …

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Skepticism

How to Debunk Misinformation

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Every year or so, there’s a new study put out by psychologists telling us another reason why I shouldn’t bother debunking pseudoscience. …

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Skepticism

Why Having a Daughter Might Make You Get a Divorce

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A new study shows evidence that couples who have teenage daughters are more likely to divorce, compared to couples with teenage sons …

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UC Irvine Gets $200 Million to Teach Homeopathy

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Good news! A billionaire gave $200 million to a public university to set up a new college! Bad news! It’s a college …

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