QuickiesSkepticism

Quickies: Trump’s Tax Returns, a Pizza Funeral, and Tilapia Skin for Burns

Minority Advocacy Groups Feel Left Out Of National Efforts, Funding – ” ‘If you live in a family that has never had to ask the question of who is going …

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Global Quickies: Feminist Soccer Shirts, Drunk Conscent, and Abortion Difficulties in Mexico

WORLD “In the wake of Trump’s reinstatement of the global gag rule, nations and organizations from around the world have pledged €181 million, or approximately $190 million, to help women …

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This Is Not Normal

One of the messages that activists tried to warn everyone about before Trump took office was that when an authoritarian or fascist government takes control of a democracy, things will, …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Pseudoscientific Chart Judges Science Reporting

A chart purporting to rank credible science journalism uses the most unscientific means ever: opinion presented as fact. Editors for the American Council of Science and Health (ACSH), an industry-funded …

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Throwback Bad Chart Thursday: You Are Not a Special Miracle Because Odds. Sorry.

Today’s chart is actually a few years old, but it occasionally pops up in my various feeds, and the concept behind it is prevalent in multiple mathematically challenged arguments, such …

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A Tale of Two Sessions

What’s new in the wacky world of authoritarian-republican-American-regimes? Well, thanks for asking! On Tuesday night Trump managed to read his way through a TelePrompTer speech while actually wearing a suit …

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Why We Can’t Clone Wooly Mammoths in 2 Years

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: “Prehistoric Wooly Mammoths About to Be Resurrected, Claim Harvard Scientists!” Holy crap! Wooly mammoths! Harvard! No way is this fake news, …

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Lady Gaga’s Satanic Half-Time Show & Confirmation Bias

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: So the Super Bowl was yesterday, and I know there’s not a lot of overlap between football fans and, well, my …

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