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Best Skepticism podcasts we could find (updated August 2020)
Best Skepticism podcasts we could find
Updated August 2020
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The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.
 
The Data Skeptic Podcast features interviews and discussion of topics related to data science, statistics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the like, all from the perspective of applying critical thinking and the scientific method to evaluate the veracity of claims and efficacy of approaches.
 
Each week Inquiring Minds brings you a new, in-depth exploration of the space where science, politics, and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We endeavor to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters with weekly coverage of the latest headlines and probing discussions with leading scientists and thinkers.
 
What comes to mind when you hear the word “forensics”? For many, the word evokes images of sterile labs and white coats. The reality, however, is quite different. In Shattered Souls veteran forensic investigator Karen Smith opens her detailed and poignant journals from her 11 years as a forensic detective in Jacksonville, Florida. She speaks of trudging through muddy swamps, dangling over crime scenes from a firetruck ladder, and the tremendous emotional toll that the horror of these crimes ...
 
Join Thomas for some critical thinking on questions of science, philosophy, skepticism and politics. These serious topics are discussed with some serious guests, but in an entertaining and engaging way! This is not your typical interview podcast; it’s a friendly dialogue, conducted thoughtfully and with plenty of humor. It's Serious Inquiries Only; but like, not boring or anything.
 
The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Fea ...
 
Science for the People is a long-format interview podcast that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and arguments behind what's in the news and on the shelves. Our hosts sit down with science researchers, writers, authors, journalists, and experts to discuss science from the past, the science that affects our lives today, and how science might change our future.
 
WHAT IS TRUTH WANTED? Truth Wanted is a show about getting to the bottom of beliefs, whether it’s karma or Christ, Bigfoot or crystals. Truth Wanted would like to know how you know it’s true. Hosted by ObjectivelyDan, Truth Wanted takes calls from the community (that means YOU!) and features new guests every week, emphasizing thorough conversations over name-calling and scoffing (most of the time). Truth Wanted focuses on how and why people believe what they believe, and how you can talk abo ...
 
Host Alex J O'Connor (from the YouTube channel 'CosmicSkeptic') discusses and debates deep and important issues with experts from a variety of philosophical, scientific and theological disciplines. Departing from Alex's snappier style on YouTube, this podcast presents more thorough analyses of the topics at hand, with help from a wide range of well-known professionals.
 
Want proof of life after death? Your loved ones may be physically gone but they still exist and you will see them again...your pets don't die either. Each episode of We Don't Die you'll hear the experiences of men and women, and why they believe life after death is REAL and why your life on earth is important. Join your host, Sandra Champlain, author of the #1 international bestseller, We Don't Die - A Skeptic's Discovery of Life After Death, for podcast episodes that aim to give you goosebu ...
 
Facts, jokes, and more from the Internet’s leading comedy website, Cracked.com. Every week, host Alex Schmidt brings together comedians, authors, scientists, and Cracked staffers, to celebrate the awesome truth that being alive is more interesting than people think it is. Fill your week and your brain with hilarious, mind-blowing revelations that’ll make you the most interesting person in every room you’re in.
 
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https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/ss128_Michael_Shellenberger_2020_07_22.mp3 Download MP3 Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world’s last unprotected redwoods. He co-created the predecessor to today’s Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activ…
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:18 Interview with Sue Ieraci Sue is an Australian doctor and emergency specialist with more than three decades' experience in the public hospital system. She is a vocal advocate for improvements in Emergency Medicine, how it is viewed in the hospital framework and patient-centred care. Sue is a member of t…
 
This week we first chat about some of the great current skeptical online events, like NECSS and Skeptics in the Pub. We also enjoy the good news that the worlds largest fusion reactor is now being assembled in the South of France.In this week in history we learn about “Lysenkoism” which Stalin decided should replace all other science. In current af…
 
Date: July 20th, 2020Guest Skeptic: Professor Simon Carley is Creator, Webmaster, owner and Editor in Chief of the St. Emlyn’s blog and podcast. He is Professor of Emergency Medicine at Manchester Metropolitan University and a Consultant in adult and paediatric Emergency Medicine at Manchester Foundation Trust. Dr. Carley is even verified on twitte…
 
This week features the following questions:How does 5G work? I hear a lot of conspiracies around it, but what science is there behind the health risks (or lack thereof)? We Have No Reason to Believe 5G Is Safe Don't Fall Prey to Scaremongering about 5G Why are dogs afraid of thunderstorms?Why Your Dog Freaks Out During Thunderstorms—And What to Do …
 
Alex and David are launching The Guild Of Servants — an outward-facing Rationalist organization for engaging and optimizing your local social enviroment. To apply for inclusion in their Alpha program, email GuildOfServants@gmail.com with a short response (<1000 charecters) explaining your hopes for the course, introducing yourself, and how you rece…
 
Jesse and Brittany discuss their journey back to Orange County, Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion’s new single and Ben Shapiro’s disapproval, Joe Biden’s decision to select Senator Kamala Harris and the expected lines of attack from Republicans in the coming weeks. SUPPORT THE SHOW ONPATREON: http://www.TeamDollemore.com Get yourDOLLEMORE/PAGE 2020 sti…
 
Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world’s last unprotected redwoods. He co-created the predecessor to today’s Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep nuclear plants operating, preventing a spike of emissions. But in 2019, as some claimed “b…
 
Good evening, Truth Seekers! ObjectivelyDan is joined tonight by Exxtian Erin. This week is her 1 year anniversary of deconversion! Erin tells her fascinating story of youth groups, bible camps, introductions to atheist YouTube, and ultimately her deconversion from Christianity. First caller tonight is Kevin in NY who calls to talk about Charles Da…
 
Adam kicks off the show by looking into whether people’s changing habits during COVID-19 is causing shortages of aluminum cans and coins. We round out the show with our good friend Dr. Stuart Robbins, who is a research scientist that studies planetary geophysics. He chats about the importance of studying impact craters.…
 
Dr. Karen Wyatt is the bestselling author of the book 7 Lessons for Living from the Dying, which contains stories of patients she cared for as a hospice doctor and the spiritual lessons she learned from them at the end of their lives. Dr. Wyatt also hosts End-of-Life University Podcast, which features conversations with experts who work in all aspe…
 
Susan Gerbic, of Guerilla Skepticism on Wikipedia, joins Celestia and Ben to bring us up to date on her recent psychic research and writings, as well as her team's ongoing efforts in shoring up the information on various Wikipedia pages in response to pandemic misinformation. Ben shares his thoughts on one of the last public theatrical events he at…
 
Christine Clawley graduated and received her Master's degree from Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2015. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Colorado and is currently a Depth therapist, specializing in treating trauma and trauma-related disorders such as PTSD and complex PTSD. She has worked with a …
 
Interview with Jared Huffman. Mr. Huffman is the congressman representing California's 2nd District. We talk about the harm caused by the mixing of religion and politics. We also discuss the Freethough Caucus and how its members are trying to make America better for everyone. Investing Skeptically: The Polaris Plan Part 1 - The overview. Stocks vs …
 
This week we talk with Marie D'Elephant from the Everyone’s Autonomous podcast about her background as a missionary, leaving religion, recovery, and what she’s doing now. Everyone’s Autonomous Podcast Life Coaching MarKei Photo and Video News Study links mask refusal with Christian nationalism Contact Email us at contact@atheistnomads.com or leave …
 
Andrew Holecek is a recognized expert on lucid dreaming and dream yoga, but is he playing it safe? photo by: Skeptiko [Clip 00:00:00 – 00:00:35] Now I could try and explain how that clip from Step Brothers relates to this show, but that would just be throwing gas on the fire. Here’s a clip from […] The post Andrew Holecek, Lucid Dreaming and Yoga |…
 
From authors William J. Perry, Secretary of Defense in the Clinton administration and Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering in the Carter administration, and Tom Z. Collina, the Director of Policy at Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation in Washington, DC, The Buttonrecounts the terrifying history of nuclear launch author…
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sciencesalon/ss127_William_Perry_Tom_Collina_2020_06_15.mp3 Download MP3 From authors William J. Perry, Secretary of Defense in the Clinton administration and Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering in the Carter administration, and Tom Z. Collina, the Director of Policy at Ploughshares Fund, a globa…
 
Our guest is Dave Kane, father of Nicolas O’Neill, who at 18 was the youngest victim of the fourth largest nightclub fire in United States history in 2003 where 100 people lost their lives. After receiving many signs from Nicky, Dave KNOWS he has not lost his son, that love never ends and that he has been given the priceless gift of a loving, etern…
 
In this episode, Mike discusses the most current scientific understanding of COVID-19, how we got here, and what could come next.Make sure you read the sources referenced in this episode--they're crucial. How the Pandemic Defeated America New Evidence Suggests Young Children Spread Covid-19 More Efficiently Than Adults SARS-CoV-2 Transmission and I…
 
Stories form the week Bishop: Daughters Should Be Uneducated So They’re Not Smarter Than Husbands Man shot dead for ‘blasphemy’ in Pakistan courtroom Gas leak from horse semen container sparks alert at Havant delivery centre Wyoming Authorities Investigate Alleged Sexual Abuse of Horses Kalamazoo County sheriff directs detectives to investigate mes…
 
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