YOUTUBE IS BAD

Another serious one this week, folks. The burden of raising our kids in the digital age has been weighing on us, and youtube’s demonic sorting algorithm has been in the news, so here are our thoughts on youtube, kids shows, and why they often fill us with dread.

Excellent Article: https://medium.com/@jamesbridle/something-is-wrong-on-the-internet-c39c471271d2

TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/james_bridle_the_nightmare_videos_of_childrens_youtube_and_what_s_wrong_with_the_internet_today?language=en

CGP Grey Ad Revenue Explainer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KW0eUrUiyxo

That chicken video (a tweet about it, so you’re not giving them views): https://twitter.com/jezicorivera/status/1091229799635345409?s=15

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there’s treasure buried in the rockies (march for life)

Carey and Kyle discuss chicken nuggets, a couple of brothers being bros, eating in-n-out priest-style, the march for life, The Discourse, why we are canceling netflix and target, and so little more!!

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#12 Raising Helmicks – Wombat Tier

In-N-Stout, GoFraudMe, Wombat Poop, Snowball Fights, and more!!

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In-N-Stout: https://fox5sandiego.com/2018/08/15/in-n-stout-brewer-gets-pun-filled-cease-and-desist-letter-from-burger-chain/

Wombat poop:  https://www.livescience.com/64119-wombat-butt-poop-cubes.html

Wombat book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wombat_Divine

Earthquake: https://www.livescience.com/64190-weird-seismic-hum.html

YoutubeKid: https://www.forbes.com/sites/maddieberg/2018/12/03/how-this-seven-year-old-made-22-million-playing-with-toys-2/#1646cc464459

Snowballs: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/snowball-fights-now-legal-colorado-town-after-9-year-old-n943581

Babies and Mothers: https://www.theolympian.com/news/politics-government/article140720478.html

#11 Raising Helmicks – Baptisms & Burgers

Halloween, a Baptism, Thanksgiving prep, and The Docket.

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Curiosity: https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/04/nasa-activated-curiositys-second-brain-after-it-misbehaved/

Meteorite: https://fox8.com/2018/10/05/a-rock-that-was-used-as-a-doorstop-for-the-past-30-years-turns-out-to-be-a-meteorite-valued-at-100k/

Phone: https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/15/17974850/new-palm-smartphone-android-lifemode-time-well-spent-verizon

Earthquake: https://patch.com/virginia/delray/alexandria-participate-regional-earthquake-drill

Facebook lies: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/10/advertisers-allege-facebook-hid-the-fact-that-no-one-watches-video-ads/