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  • Religion

    The Religion of QAnon

    Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: I’ve mentioned a little bit about QAnon in previous videos without going into much about what it is, and who “Q” is — I’ve only talked about some of the results of their idiocy, like people trying to free supposed child slaves (who don’t exist) in the middle of Arizona. But since…

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  • Science

    Could an Apple Watch Save Your Life?

    Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: As a science communicator and a person who is generally interested in cool tech, I think I surprise a lot of people by not being an early adopter. A lot of my friends rush to buy the newest gadgets, while I am generally happy to be writing the script for this video,…

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  • Feminism

    WTF? US is OK with Saudis Beheading Human Rights Activists

    Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: We’re living in a time of absolute information overload. The week I’m recording this video, one of the US President’s staff is being convicted of serious crimes while another has been taken into custody and is currently telling the world about the crimes he committed on behalf of the president. Also my…

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  • Science

    Just Relax: Weed Edibles Won’t Kill Anyone

    Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: It’s that time again! Time for Wrong Information to Go Viral on the Twitters. And yes, it’s always that time. That time literally never stops because it’s 2018 and down is up and left is right and cats and dogs are living together. Merrillee Brown is a doctor in rural Ontario who…

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  • Anti-Science

    Measles Vaccines are Haram in Indonesia While Disease Runs Rampant in Europe

    Support more videos like this at patron.com/rebecca! Transcript: It’s probably no surprise to you, if you’re subscribed to my youtube channel or patreon, that the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, rubella) is safe, effective, crucial for preventing the spread of disease, and the subject of so much debate and pseudoscience that insane people like Jenny McCarthy and Andrew Wakefield are genuinely…

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  • How a Fragment of Bone Told Us About a 90,000 Year Old Cross-Species Booty Call

    Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: There’s so much bad news happening right now that I wanted to make a quick video about something pretty awesome. Even though it does involve a dead 13-year old girl. But hey, she died about 90,000 years ago so don’t feel too bad about it. Also, her remains have led to a…

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  • The Problem isn’t Immigrants. It’s Men who Murder Women.

    Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Mollie Tibbetts was a 20-year old woman who was recently murdered in Iowa. Her name is everywhere right now because Donald Trump claims her murderer, Cristhian Rivera, is an undocumented immigrant, stating that the murder never would have happened if immigration policies were tougher. Of course, many anti-immigration fascists like Candace Owens…

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  • Science

    Trigger Warnings: No, a New Study Didn’t Find That They’re Bad For You

    Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: SNOWFLAKES! ‘Trigger warnings’ may undermine ’emotional resilience,’ Harvard study finds, or so says a headline on…well, gopusa.com. Fine, it’s not exactly The Guardian but it’s not the only outlet trumpeting the results of a recent study from psychologists at, yes, Harvard University, and the study itself has a title no less snarky:…

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