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College Kid Forced To Remind Know-It-All Economist That He's Actually Not A Scientist

Stephen Moore, libertarian economist and Wall Street Journal columnist learned the hard way that spin doesn't work in the face of facts. At 1:16, 19-year-old Zack Kopplin, science advocate and history student, offers up the only response one should give whenever a pundit starts talking about cutting science.  And at 2:25, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Bill Maher both pile on and fact-check Mr. Moore's spin again.

College Kid Forced To Remind Know-It-All Economist That He's Actually Not A Scientist



If you are wondering why we funded snail mating habits, it's to prevent children in developing countries from getting parasitic worms and stuff. It would be awesome if you shared this so more people knew that.

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Ahmed Hafnaoui had the swim of his life at just the right time on Sunday. After eeking into the men's 400-meter medal race in last place out of the eight finalists, the 18-year-old swimmer from Tunisia shocked everyone by taking home the gold in the event at the Tokyo Olympics.

Prior to the semi-finals, Hafnaoui wasn't even listed in the DraftKings Sportsbook odds of winning list, so the fact that he overtook the Australian favorites to win was extra impressive. Australia's Jack McLoughlin won the silver and American Kieran Smith took home the bronze, and though the race was close, it wasn't that close by swimming standards. Hafnaoui was the fastest swimmer, hands-down, after being the slowest of the finalists just the day before.

This, as they say, is why they play the games.

And this footage of Hafnaoui's loved ones in Tunisia reacting to his epic win is why everyone loves an underdog.

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