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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! How Not to Grade, Dealing with an Empty Nest, Surviving Super-Armor, and more!

Sunday Funny: Existence proof. (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick Making America Great Again: Denying Buttons to the Poor Hating the poor is an American tradition. Mad Art Lab Power-Armor Punch-Up Would …

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Global Quickies: Pregnant Teen’s Rights, Abortion Rights, and White Monopoly

TANZANIA “Women’s group joined forces on Thursday against Tanzania’s ban on pregnant pupils in state schools, saying education was a girl’s best shot at success.” HONDURAS “Honduras is on “red …

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Skepticism

Breatharians Claim to Live Without Food

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Can humans live without eating any food and only absorbing sunlight for energy? No. Case closed, let’s all go home. Next …

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Global Quickies: Germany Votes for Love, Museum Celebrates Pride, and Fines for Hate Speech

GERMANY “German MPs have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage, prompting joyous and unusual scenes in parliament as Green party politicians tossed glittered confetti across the chamber and gay …

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Science

How YOU Can Help Scientists Combat Global Warming

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: This past weekend, the nice folks at the California Academy of Sciences invited me to join their “Snapshot Cal Coast” initiative, …

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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Help Finding a Therapist and the Intentionality Fallacy

Sunday Funny: The Hard Limit of Outrage (via Wondermark) Teen Skepchick Guest Post – Trying to Get Therapy: Asking Questions Beyond “How Long Have You Been Practicing?” Finding a therapist …

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Global Quickies: Vaccines in Europe, Evolution in Turkey, and Nazi-era Convictions Quashed

EUROPE “The European Court of Justice has ruled that courts may consider vaccines to be the cause of an illness, even in the absence of scientific evidence confirming a link.” …

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Science

What the Media Gets Wrong About Children Dying of Gunshots

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A truly heartbreaking study has just been published in the journal “Pediatrics” showing that the third leading cause of death for …

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