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matt_black
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144 votes
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33k views

Are violent video games a better explanation of school shootings than access to guns?

99 votes
3 answers
23k views

Are Americans more likely to be killed by vending machines than terrorist refugees?

88 votes
2 answers
19k views

Did toddlers with guns claim more American lives than terrorism in 2015?

83 votes
1 answer
17k views

Are female surgeons less likely to kill you?

81 votes
2 answers
11k views

Does fossil fuels use since 1990 account for half of all the fossil fuels used in history?

74 votes
6 answers
8k views

Did the National Rifle Association (NRA) block research into statistics related to gun control?

66 votes
2 answers
10k views

Do the majority of doctors in the USA support hydroxychloroquine use for covid-19?

64 votes
8 answers
21k views

Was the German V2 rocket the only weapon whose production killed more than its use?

59 votes
4 answers
14k views

Have we wiped out 60% of vertebrate populations since 1970?

57 votes
3 answers
13k views

Are right-wing extremists a bigger terrorist threat than islamic extremists in the USA?

53 votes
3 answers
6k views

Has the distribution of income and wealth in the USA got much more skewed towards the rich in the last 4 decades?

44 votes
1 answer
9k views

Did Oppenheimer quote the Bhagavad Gita after the Trinity test?

44 votes
1 answer
8k views

Is austerity in the UK responsible for "120,000" extra deaths?

43 votes
1 answer
8k views

Is "Earth Overshoot Day" a useful or reliable metric of humanity's effect on the world?

39 votes
3 answers
4k views

Is Matt Ridley's assertion that the most extreme of the IPCC climate projections is based on very implausible assumptions correct?

38 votes
1 answer
7k views

Does mortality fall when doctors go on strike?

38 votes
2 answers
7k views

Is Leicester City winning the English Football premiership the most improbable single event in betting history?

35 votes
4 answers
4k views

Is more than 30% of US healthcare spending waste?

34 votes
1 answer
3k views

Was the wild west less violent than the current west?

34 votes
1 answer
4k views

Is the placebo effect getting stronger?

33 votes
3 answers
3k views

Are fully automatic firearms very hard for civilians to obtain in the USA?

32 votes
1 answer
2k views

Can oral sex cause throat cancer?

31 votes
7 answers
5k views

Is it accurate to say that 97% of experts agree that global warming is anthropogenic?

29 votes
1 answer
1k views

Does a tidy desk make you more productive than a messy one?

27 votes
1 answer
7k views

Did only a handful of people in Europe know how to do division before the 13th century?

27 votes
1 answer
5k views

Does Susan Crockford have any scientific credentials related to polar bears?

26 votes
1 answer
7k views

Would the median household income in the USA be $140K and mean net worth $800K if wealth were evenly distributed

25 votes
2 answers
4k views

Have one in ten women suffered rape in the UK?

24 votes
1 answer
2k views

Does abstinence-only sex education reduce the frequency of teenage sex or the rate of teenage pregnancy?

24 votes
2 answers
8k views

Are big cars and SUVs safer than small cars or do they just *feel* safer?

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