Contrary to the common assumption that racism and sexism are twin prejudices propping up a white male power structure, minority women are far less likely to be the target of racist treatment than minority men.
In this video Myles Power explains how Rebecca Watson misrepresented Evolutionary Psychology — it’s only 15 minutes long and it’s worth a watch:
More than 100 Nobel laureates signed an open letter to Greenpeace urging them to stop sabotaging the Golden Rice particularly, and GMO’s research generally. The letter was also sent to the UN and the governments around the world
In 2000, eco-talibans destroyed an experimental field of GMO papaya in Lagunillas (Venezuela). Let’s help raise money for a documentary telling the story.
Why manspreading? Because humans are more attracted to individuals displaying their bodies expansively, because it increases one’s romantic desirability.
Graphic warning labels on cigarette packs are associated with freedom threat perceptions directly and reactance indirectly
Isn’t it funny that, just like creationists, some vegans exist today thanks to an evolutionary process they insist on denying?
Porn users have just been vindicated. We already knew the porn-sexist trope to be BS, but it’s always nice to have it backed up with peer reviewed evidence.
Skeletons showed *unmistakable signs of violent death*. The finding represents warfare among prehistoric hunter-gatherers.
Although it could be counterintuitive, these diets have a greater negative impact on the environment:
One study found that colorectal cancer mortality doesn’t differ between vegetarians and nonvegetarians. Another study found that the rate of colorectal cancer is *higher* among vegetarians than in nonvegetarians.
The study, the biggest of its kind, wanted to know if gluten-free food is healthier than regular food. Turns out, it isn’t:
This is not just a bad sign for free speech, but it is a bad precedent for science — what will ‘The Lancet’ do when very picky churchgoers choose to be offended with the conclusions of one of their papers? Judging by this bad decision, those will also be removed, lest they offend the illiterate.
This is what science has found out about same sex parenting.
A few days ago, my fellow SINner Smilodon took issue with the Texas governor for preventing citizens to vote to…
The last major review of the available evidence found that vaccines are safe and that the MMR vaccine does not cause autism. Now, we have new evidence that repeats what we already knew:
I wish I had been there — enjoy: Have you seen The Unbelievers yet? What would you have asked?
A few days ago the results of a project [PDF] conducted by the German Ministry of Education and Research on…
It is common to require us journalists to be objective and impartial at the same time, which is a contradiction.…
First, it was Libet‘s study, which recorded brain activity several hundred milliseconds before people expressed their conscious intention to move.