Anti-Science

  • Can Body Language Experts Tell When People are Lying?

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: I have pretty severe depression and also terrible internet habits, so I recently found myself falling into a YouTube hole of True Crime videos. Basically, I attempt to work writing things while in the background a man calmly describes…

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  • Facebook Deletes Science Fact Check at Ted Cruz’s Request

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Let’s talk about censorship, and how wrong it is for government officials to use their position to silence the free speech of others. That’s a common rallying cry of conservatives, though most often they aren’t talking about government overreach…

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  • Actual Study Finds Women with Painful Endometriosis are Hot

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: I recently discovered a new twitter follow named evopsychgoogle and it’s basically someone who just posts the dumbest evolutionary psychology shit they can find. If you’ve been following me for awhile you know that I LOVE evolutionary psychology because…

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  • Sesame Street Partners with Anti-vaccine Organization Autism Speaks

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Way back in 2015, I made a video about Sesame Street. I love Sesame Street. I grew up on Sesame Street, as did the vast majority of kids in the United States, especially today. When it debuted, it was…

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    Throwback Bad Chart Thursday: The TRUTH about Bad Measles Charts the Mainstream Media Is Suppressing

    This post was originally published February 5, 2015, but the measles situation has only worsened since then, with anti-vaccination propaganda leading to the worst outbreak since measles was all but eradicated in 2000, so this post is unfortunately timely once again. Roman Bystrianyk and Suzanne Humphries have a cherry to pick with proponents of vaccination. Their article on the measles…

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  • A Daytime TV Polygraph Led to a Suicide

    This post contains a video, which you can also view here. To support more videos like this, head to patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: There’s a lot of pseudoscience in daytime TV, like Dr. Oz shilling magical beans that will make you lose weight or live forever or whatever, and Dr. Phil doing whatever it is that he does. But there’s one particular…

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    Bad Chart Thursday: The “Realistic” Scale of Climate Change Denial

    To deny climate change in 2019, in the face of overwhelming evidence and the effects of climate change manifesting all around us, requires either a high level of ignorance and scientific illiteracy or sociopathic extremes of dishonesty. Today’s bad chart has both! It comes from Patrick Moore, policy adviser on climate and energy for the Heartland Institute, the organization known…

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  • Colorado (Denver) Can Vote to Legalize Psilocybin aka Magic Mushrooms Tuesday

    Tomorrow, Denver, Colorado has the opportunity to legalize the recreational use of Psilocybin aka Magic Mushrooms. A yes vote on ordinance 301, Psilocybin Mushroom Initiative is a vote in favor of decriminalizing the possession of mushrooms containing the psychedelic compound psilocybin. Technically, this would make possession the lowest priority for law enforcement since our federal government still considers many helpful…

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