ReligionScience

People Think Serial Killers are More Likely to be Atheist

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Allow me to pose a question to you. A child tortures animals and grows up enjoying hurting people. As an adult, he …

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ActivismPolitics

Popper and the Paradox of Tolerance

In the days since the recent tragedy in Charlottesville, there has been a new addition to the online/social-media meta-discourse on the problem of protected political speech in the context of …

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Science

Procrastinator’s Guide to the Solar Eclipse

I love to procrastinate. Actually, no. I hate it. But my brain is just SO good at getting me into that mode. So I totally understand if you are just …

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Quickies

Global Quickies: Zumba Dancing, #AintNoCinderella, and Making Cool Art Out of Hate

IRAN “Four boys and two girls have been arrested in Iran for teaching “western” dance moves including Zumba, a Colombian fitness routine, a Revolutionary Guards commander has said.” NEPAL “Campaigners …

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Science

How Instagram Can Tell If You’re Depressed (Kind of)

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: A study has just been published in EPJ Data Science suggesting that doctors may be able to help diagnose depression in patients …

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Skepticism

Global Quickies: Vaccinations in Italy, Bill to End Violence Against Women in Tunisia, and Homeopathy in the UK

WORLD “UN peacekeepers are sent to the most war-ravaged countries on Earth, ostensibly to help them transition to peace. But some stand accused of committing crimes against the very people …

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Science

Is the 2017 Solar Eclipse a Sign from God?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Holy crap you guys we’re only a few weeks away from a total solar eclipse that will be viewable across a relatively …

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Science

The Brain Injuries the NFL Doesn’t Want You to Know About

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Transcript: Two years ago I reported on a study suggesting that football is too dangerous for kids, due to the number of concussions …

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kagehi

Yep. Already lost. We had the option, when the south lost, to state, clearly, that certain ideas where not tolerable, and didn't. When Hitler was defeated, most western countries, including…

criticaldragon1177

Daniela Come to think of it, I'm surprised that Eduard Myra wasn't arrested. After all Russia still has that ridiculous and hateful, anti gay "propaganda" law.

Jon Brewer

It's easy to understand: Helmets don't prevent diffuse axonal injury (DAI), the most common brain injury for football players. How could it? DAI is damage to the brain itself from…

Jon Brewer

I think it's complicated. I'd like to say "What else is new? Every minute is one minute closer to dying than I was before, and I'm sure you took enough…

Jon Brewer

I like how Rick and Morty made "Is Pluto a planet?" into a global warming analogy.

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