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Mercury retrograde, explained WITHOUT astrology

You may have heard that Mercury is retrograde again. But if you try to find out what that means, search results are dominated by astrologers who believe Mercury can make you spill coffee on your favorite shirt or cause your car to break down. But if you set aside all those creative interpretations, there’s actually… Read More »

Did the Church Actually Hate Copernicus? | Adam Ruins Everything

(whistling) – [Narrator] The Renaissance, the most innovative and hardest to spell period in history. During this era, extraordinary scientific minds broke free from the chains of ignorance. Minds like that of Nicolaus Copernicus who redefined our understanding of the solar system in a flash of inspiration. – Actually – Eureka! We aren’t at the… Read More »