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‘Academic Freedom’ Education Bills Gaining Momentum In The US (VIDEO)

‘Academic Freedom’ Education Bills Gaining Momentum In The US (VIDEO)

A new series of bills passing in various states around the country are calling for “academic freedom,” which sounds good and all. However, these bills are being used to teach that creationism and evolution are both equally valid theories. They want to allow teachers to present all sides of controversial issues such as evolution and […]

Mulvaney: Spending Money On Climate Change A ‘Waste’ (VIDEO)

Mulvaney: Spending Money On Climate Change A ‘Waste’ (VIDEO)

The Trump administration has once again shown an extremely cold and heartless attitude toward just about everything. Republican and Director of the Office of Management and Budget has made a few astounding statements this week. Mick Mulvaney has said compassion is not a reason to keep Meals on wheels and kid’s school programs, he has […]

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Could Dampen The Nation’s Disaster Preparedness (VIDEO)

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Could Dampen The Nation’s Disaster Preparedness (VIDEO)

The Trump administration is set to enact dramatic cuts to yet another federal science agency, according to a report by the Washington Post. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) could see 17 percent of its funding slashed in fiscal year 2018. The NOAA oversees crucial ocean and atmospheric research, without which it would be […]

US Representatives Team Up To Create Resource Guide For Federal Whistleblowers (VIDEO)

US Representatives Team Up To Create Resource Guide For Federal Whistleblowers (VIDEO)

For those upset about Donald Trump’s recent move to suppress the information coming out of science agencies, there is an answer. Congressmen Ted Lieu and Don Beyer have created a resource to help federal employees break the communications blackout. According to a press release from Lieu.house.gov: “The guide explains how to safely and responsibly share information, […]

Scientists Are Fighting The War On Science Along New Fronts (VIDEO)

Scientists Are Fighting The War On Science Along New Fronts (VIDEO)

  One of the biggest stories of the newly christened Trump administration was that mere hours after being sworn in, President Donald Trump’s team purged the White House web page of all references to healthcare, civil rights, and climate change (along with references to healthcare and civil rights). While the Obama White House climate change […]

Top 6 Anti-Science BS Conspiracy Stories From 2016

Top 6 Anti-Science BS Conspiracy Stories From 2016

We have elected Republicans again, so many of our new leaders are anti-science. Here are some of the most ridiculous anti-science stories and conspiracy theories from 2016: 1. Hurricane Matthew “Truthers” Back in October, Hurricane Matthew was headed for Florida. Many right-wingers thought that the Obama administration was exaggerating thre weather reports to scare people about […]

Trump’s Transition Team Just Made A Terrifying Demand Of The Energy Department (TWEET)

Trump’s Transition Team Just Made A Terrifying Demand Of The Energy Department (TWEET)

President-elect Donald Trump is a notorious climate change denier. Some environmentalists saw a glimmer of hope when he told the New York Times that he would keep an “open mind” about the Paris Agreement to address global climate change. But that hope quickly vanished when he appointed Scott Pruitt, yet another climate-denier, as head of the Environmental […]

Stephen Hawking Issues DIRE Warning To The World On Trump Presidency

Stephen Hawking Issues DIRE Warning To The World On Trump Presidency

Stephen Hawking is one of the most renowned and accomplished living scientists. And he has issued a dire warning about what Trump will mean not only for the USA but also for the entire world. The Most Dangerous Moment In response to Trump’s election, Hawking wrote an article for The Guardian titled “This Is The Most Dangerous Time […]

4 Ways The Trump-Pence Administration Embraces An Anti-Intellectual Future (VIDEOS)

4 Ways The Trump-Pence Administration Embraces An Anti-Intellectual Future (VIDEOS)

From awakening the racist segments of rural America, to threatening to undo years of human rights progress, the Trump-Pence Administration signifies a rise in anti-intellectualism. Earning massive support from the so-called, uneducated white demographic, it seems a dire probability that President-elect Trump will lead America into a modern version of the Dark Ages. While scientists […]

Was This An Alien Contact? Scientists Think So – NOT SATIRE (VIDEO)

Was This An Alien Contact? Scientists Think So – NOT SATIRE (VIDEO)

It’s our go to response. When the lights are out and the floorboard creaks. When a branch taps a slow waltz against the window pane and our hackles dance a primordial shimmy, we ask the question. The oldest question. “Is there anyone there?” Turns out, the answer is yes. Not The Alien Contact We Expected It was a little thing […]

Science PROVES Half Of Trump Supporters ARE INDEED Deplorable (VIDEO)

Science PROVES Half Of Trump Supporters ARE INDEED Deplorable (VIDEO)

Ever since Hillary Clinton said last week that half of those who support Donald Trump can be placed into a “basket of deplorables,” Trump acolytes and various right-wing jerkweeds have been whining and moaning about Clinton’s remarks, saying she was wrong to paint Trumpkins with such a broad brush. But was she? Is she wrong, […]

Finally! A Feminist Magazine To Get Girls Excited About Science – Kazoo Magazine (VIDEO)

Finally! A Feminist Magazine To Get Girls Excited About Science – Kazoo Magazine (VIDEO)

In February, mother, Erin Bried was looking at kid’s magazines with her five-year-old daughter. She was disappointed to see that all of the magazines for girls were covered in princesses, makeup, and pink. They have articles such as “How To Have Good Manners” or “How To Do Your Hair.” She was disappointed that they don’t […]

Our Favorite ‘Science Guy’ Is Getting His Own Talk Show On Netflix! (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Our Favorite ‘Science Guy’ Is Getting His Own Talk Show On Netflix! (TWEETS/VIDEO)

For those of us who were in school in the 1990s, we got excited when the teacher would bring a TV into the classroom. This usually meant that we would be watching a movie that day. Sometimes, this would mean watching the awesome show, “Bill Nye The Science Guy.” He taught lessons about science in […]

Why Are We Not Asking The Presidential Candidates About Science? (VIDEOS)

Why Are We Not Asking The Presidential Candidates About Science? (VIDEOS)

There are many important questions we need to ask presidential candidates. We expect each candidate to come up with plans to deal with the important issues we are facing. We need to fix the economy. We need to reform healthcare. We need help with college costs and student loans. There is one area that we […]

Hillary Clinton Gets An Amazing Endorsement From ‘Wired’ (TWEETS-VIDEO)

Hillary Clinton Gets An Amazing Endorsement From ‘Wired’ (TWEETS-VIDEO)

With the fall of the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, many companies, celebrities, and sane people are supporting the Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. She has just gotten another interesting endorsement. Wired magazine has endorsed Hillary Clinton, or as they put it, they endorse “optimism.” Their founders Louis Rossetto, Jane Metcalfe, and Kevin Kelly were libertarians […]

‘Scientific American’ Speaks Out On Trump’s ‘Alarming’ Science-Denial (TWEETS, VIDEOS)

‘Scientific American’ Speaks Out On Trump’s ‘Alarming’ Science-Denial (TWEETS, VIDEOS)

We all know the GOP are not friends of science. However, Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, has reached an entirely new level of science-denial. The magazine, Scientific American, is publishing an editorial on Trump for their September 1 issue. The editorial board wrote: “As if to prove his point, one of the two major party candidates […]

CONFIRMED: Mike Pence Does In Fact Struggle With Basic Science (Video)

CONFIRMED: Mike Pence Does In Fact Struggle With Basic Science (Video)

A few days ago we brought you a Fact Checker story about California Governor Jerry Brown’s claim that Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence does not believe evolution is true. In his speech at the Democratic National Convention, Governor Brown said: “Trump says global warming is a hoax. I say Trump is a fraud. Trump says […]

STUDY: Monkeys With Tiny Testicles Scream Louder To Compensate — It Explains Everything

STUDY: Monkeys With Tiny Testicles Scream Louder To Compensate — It Explains Everything

I have an interesting theory as to why Donald Trump yells all of the time —  and it’s based on science and animal behavior. The journal, Current Biology, published a study about male howler monkeys. They roar to attract mates, scare off predators, and other things. The study found that the monkeys who gave off the […]

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