Quickies

Quickies: Why People Don’t Return Shopping Carts; Vintage Vampire-Killing Kits; and the Privilege of Buying in Bulk

Follow-Up: The Reasons People Don’t Return Their Shopping Carts – “It seemed like a simple question: Why don’t people return their shopping carts? It turned into a full discussion in …

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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies, with Trusting Rich People on the Internet and More on Teaching Critical Thinking

Sunday Funny: Virginity (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) Teen Skepchick Trust the Rich People on the Internet Elizabeth explains how money buys trust on the internet. School of Doubt Why …

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Global Quickies: Superpowers for Girls, Superior Babies, and Not Enough Outrage

IRELAND “Irish police have halted an investigation of Stephen Fry for blasphemy because the Garda Síochána could not find enough people to be outraged over the actor’s anti-God remarks on …

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Quickies: Evangelical Teen Magazine, the Insulting Childbirth Experiences for People with Disabilities, and Raw Milk Causes Illness

The Insulting Childbirth Experiences Mothers With Disabilities Endure – ” ‘My parents were told when I was born that I would never have a child,’ Nikki says. Growing up, when …

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ScienceSkepticism

Trump Signs “Religious Freedom” Executive Order!

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Back in February, I discussed Donald Trump’s speech at the National Prayer Breakfast in which he promised to “destroy” the Johnson …

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Skepticism

Anti-Vaxxers Cause ANOTHER Measles Outbreak

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The anti-vaccine crowd, who falsely believe that vaccines cause autism despite the fact that there is zero evidence to suggest that …

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Quickies: Intersex and Proud, Juice is Bad For You, and ‘Dear White People’ Needs Work

People think juice is good for them. They’re wrong. – “Mrs. G. came to our offices for her first visit distraught. Her primary-care doctor had just diagnosed her with diabetes, …

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It’s the Sundaylies, with LGBT Fiction, Critical Thinking, Jobs a Humanities PhD Won’t Get You, and more!

Sunday Funny: Pre-existing condition. (via Wondermark) Teen Skepchick Awesome Sauce Music Friday: I Got that Flow The world needs more songs about being on you period. A Guide to LGBT+ …

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