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Global Quickies: Racist Jewelry, Racist Columnist, and Volcanoes

PAKISTAN “The progressive activist and organizer who ran Pakistan’s first-ever hackathon and led a human rights and a peace-focused nonprofit known as The Second Floor (T2F) was shot dead today …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Random Axes

I’ve had maybe three hours of sleep over the past few days, and my ability to sentence words is at a statistically significant low. But my sleep deprivation is your …

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Is It Moral to Steal Betta Fish?

The other day, I tweeted this heartwarming (though sad at first) series of photos showing a person rescuing a betta (sometimes known as Siamese Fighting Fish) that was near death, …

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Ad Hominem Fallacy: A Lesson for Sea World

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: As someone who has spent the past decade advocating for people to think critically, which includes being able to identify and …

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Pop Psychology, Personality Types, And Thick Skin

If people love anything, they love pop psychology, especially if they get to take a little test that tells them what kind of person they are. Of course many of …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Nielsen’s Pretty . . . Useless Charts

If you’ve ever seen a Nielsen report or article, you’ve seen the company’s charts. In fact, the reports often read more like brochures, as though marketing their market research is …

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Physicians Speak Out Against Dr. Oz’s Position on Columbia Medical School Faculty

Dr. Oz is America’s trusted television doctor. Though his expertise is cardiac surgery, the Dr. Oz Show covers myriad subjects and tops ratings, with millions tuning in daily to heed …

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Rapist Darren Sharper’s Magical Penis Monitoring Machine

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sort of transcript: Darren Sharper is a former NFL player for the New Orleans Saints who was recently found guilty of drugging, sexually …

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