Hank Green

#158 – Guns Germs and Steel

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https://theleagueofnerdsradio.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/158.mp3 Guns Germs and Steel, what is all the fuss! If you were under a rock Crash Course started then stopped a new series on human Geography in which it was heavily implied that Jared Diamond’s magnum opus had racist undertones. Bear in mind we recorded this episode in 2016 so sorry it is a little out of date, but now that the dust ...

SciShow – How Even the Best Science Communicators Can Still Be Wrong

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Edited by Peter Over two and a half years ago, SciShow, the YouTube science-related vlogging channel hosted by Hank Green of the VlogBrothers, posted a video titled ‘The Science of Genetically Modified Food’ in which they cast an unfounded shadow on the technology. They did this by cherry picking evidence and citing fraudulent studies; although I believe no malice was intended and they ...

What the Hell Is Hank Green’s Problem with Genetic Engineering?!?! – part 3

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By: Myles Power Edited by: Peter What the hell is Hank Green’s problem with genetic engineering?!?! – part 2 In this final instalment of ‘what the hell is Hank Green’s problem with genetic engineering?!?!’ I am going to discuss the final two minutes of the video ‘Glowing Rats and Extreme Genetic Engineering‘. The final portion of the video mostly consists of a ...

What the Hell Is Hank Green’s Problem with Genetic Engineering?!?! – part 2

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By: Myles Power Edited by: Hannah & Peter What the hell is Hank Green’s problem with genetic engineering?!?! – part 1 I have previously discussed, in part 1, how Hank Green from SciShow is guilty of voicing his own biased and uninformed opinions  on the subject of genetic engineering. In his videos, Hank is not representing the views of the scientific community and is instead voicing ...

What the Hell Is Hank Green’s Problem with Genetic Engineering?!?! – part 1

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By: Myles Power Edited by: Hannah As many of you know I used to be madly in love with Hank Green from SciShow. I found his videos educational, entertaining and thought he could do no wrong. However, all that changed when earlier this year he published a video called ‘The Science of Genetically Modified Food’. I have previously written about it, saying that the video was nothing more ...

The Biased Views of Hank Green and SciShow

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Hank has now taken the episode off-line and I have been told that he is putting together a new one…….its now been well over a year :( By: Myles Power Edited by: Hannah It would be fair to say that up until recently, I had a man-crush on Hank Green from the YouTube channel ‘SciShow’. I found Hank’s science videos some of the most entertaining educational videos ...