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Skepticism

Ebola: Always Good For More Racism

Welcome to mid November, the season of Christmas carols and…racism? In all the hubbub about how Christmas is coming too early and atheists are ruining Christmas, a passel of celebs …

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Skepticism

To Uber or Not to Uber?

To Uber, or not to Uber – is that the question? Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer The stench and delays of public transit, Or to put one’s …

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Skepticism

Calm Down. The World Isn’t Running Out of Chocolate

A couple days ago my Facebook feed blew up with everyone sharing a Chicago Tribune article predicting a bleak future where our tongues will never again taste the dark, nutty …

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ReligionSkepticism

New Video: Judge Orders Boy Circumcised Against Mother’s Wishes

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca. Sort of transcript: Last week, a judge in Florida decided that a 4-year old boy would be forced to undergo a circumcision against …

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ActivismFeminismSkepticism

The Twelve Days Of Trolling

Inspired by the trolling during #shirtstorm, written by yours truly, and first assembled via Storify by @szvan…. The Twelve Days Of Trolling On the first day of Trolling, a dudebro …

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QuickiesSkepticism

Global Quickies: Sterilizations in India, Death Rituals in Liberia, and Wikipedia in Russia

WORLDWIDE Check out these Photos of the Week from In Focus. AFRICA Yes, Doctor, I Took My Anti-HIV Meds (But Really, I Didn’t) – “A study presented at an HIV conference …

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Bad Chart Thursday: 60 is the New 65

All over the media, people are shaking their virtual fists at kids today for undervoting in the US midterm elections. Clearly, millennials are too busy taking selfies, texting, and playing …

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FeaturedFeminismScienceSkepticism

Shirts for when you’ve just landed a spacecraft on a comet

Landing a spacecraft on a comet?! That’s cool! That’s the kind of cool achievement that should be paired with a cool shirt! This is the scientific head of operations for the …

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