Science

Procrastinator’s Guide to the Solar Eclipse

I love to procrastinate. Actually, no. I hate it. But my brain is just SO good at getting me into that mode. So I totally understand if you are just …

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Quickies

Global Quickies: Zumba Dancing, #AintNoCinderella, and Making Cool Art Out of Hate

IRAN “Four boys and two girls have been arrested in Iran for teaching “western” dance moves including Zumba, a Colombian fitness routine, a Revolutionary Guards commander has said.” NEPAL “Campaigners …

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Science

How Instagram Can Tell If You’re Depressed (Kind of)

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A study has just been published in EPJ Data Science suggesting that doctors may be able to help diagnose depression in patients …

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Skepticism

Global Quickies: Vaccinations in Italy, Bill to End Violence Against Women in Tunisia, and Homeopathy in the UK

WORLD “UN peacekeepers are sent to the most war-ravaged countries on Earth, ostensibly to help them transition to peace. But some stand accused of committing crimes against the very people …

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Science

Is the 2017 Solar Eclipse a Sign from God?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Holy crap you guys we’re only a few weeks away from a total solar eclipse that will be viewable across a relatively …

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Science

The Brain Injuries the NFL Doesn’t Want You to Know About

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Two years ago I reported on a study suggesting that football is too dangerous for kids, due to the number of concussions …

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Politics

Alabama Monsters Try to Deny Raped 12-year old an Abortion

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: For all the horrible things happening on the national stage these days, it’s easy to miss some truly horrifying antics going on …

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Religion

Study: Terrible Fonts Make People Less Religious

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: If you want to know if a person believes in a god, you can ask them one question to be sure: “Do …

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