Skepticism

How Conservative Conspiracy Theories Destroy Families

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The conservative platform has pretended to be about “families” for decades now — protecting families from things like taxes that go …

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Are Most Shark Attacks Caused by Women on Their Periods?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Since I started surfing a few years ago, I’ve become very interested in the lives of professional surfers. I follow them …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Crime-Fighting Border Walls Cause Cancer

The justification for the border wall that Donald Trump wants to build at the US-Mexico border is that the wall would reduce crime. Though it’s well established that the immigrant …

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Skepticism

Why Net Neutrality Matters to Skeptics

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Hey pals, it’s time to have a little chat about net neutrality and why it’s important to you, intrepid science-loving critical …

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SoD Cross Post: Gender Studies “Hoax” Shockingly Reveals Scammy Vanity Journals Will Publish Nonsense

This post originally appeared on our sister site, School of Doubt. Read it there or catch the beginning below. When Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay published their recent hoax article “The …

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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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Justin Trudeau Endorses Bullshit Pseudoscience

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: As Barack Obama was ending his final term as president and we prepared for a semi-literate game show host to take …

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