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Skepticism

Why Many Autistics Dislike Autism Speaks

Over on Skepchick we recently got a question from Paul about the differences between the organization Autism Speaks and alternate viewpoints on autism. He asked: I’d like to hear (read) …

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Skepticism

Toxic Wine! A Case of Arsenic

I emerged from SkepchickCon at ChiFi to find the world’s cheap wine drinkers in an uproar over recent findings that certain cheap wines contain arsenic. A class-action lawsuit has been …

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#AskAChemist: Bear snake shark edition!

_________ Have a chemistry question? Ask a chemist! _________ featured image made by the author using PowerPoint

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Skepticism

Your Guide to the Worst Anti-Racism Campaign Ever

You may have about a week ago about Starbucks amazing new plan to deal with race problems in America. It’s called “Race Together” and involves a barista writing those words …

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Skepticism

New Video! Court Orders Measles Quack to Pay 100,000 Euros

To support more videos like this, visit patreon.com/rebecca! Sort of transcript: Following quickly on the heels of my video about Mike Cernovich, yet another HIV/AIDS denier is in the news. …

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Kavin Can’t Even Quickie: Food Babe, Did You Know that “Indian” Isn’t a Language?

This will be an extremely short edition of “Kavin Can’t Even.” I have been taking one for the team and reading Vani Hari’s book, “Food Babe Way,” a New York …

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Global Quickies: Antivaxxer Has to Pay, Armored Protest, and Forced Reincarnations

GERMANY “A German biologist who offered €100,000 (£71,350; $106,300) to anyone who could prove that measles is a virus has been ordered by a court to pay up.” INDIA “Indian …

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Tractors for Africa: Will a Rental Model Transform Reality for Farmers in Tanzania?

Crowdfunding campaigns for various charitable initiatives (as well as even more dubious religious ones) are a dime a dozen these days. Many of them come nowhere near their goals, quite …

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