Best Pseudoscience podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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Rationally Speaking
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Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor!We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding pl ...
 
The Brain Exchange is an Australian made podcast starring the multi-talented and adored Ben and Michael. The podcast focusses on a broad range of topics under the general heading of "Scepticism, Nerd Culture and Humour". We discuss atheism/scepticism-related content, generally rip into religion, pseudoscience and other such nonsense. As self proclaimed nerds, internet and geek culture are also regular topics of discussion. However, most importantly, we never journey far from a few laughs and ...
 
Free fitness, nutrition, biohacking, fat loss, anti-aging and cutting-edge health advice from BenGreenfieldFitness.com! Tune in to the latest research, interviews with exercise, diet and medical professionals, and an entertaining mash-up of ancestral wisdom and modern science, along with Q&A's and mind-body-spirit optimizing content from America's top personal trainer.
 
Every episode we blast anyone who gets in our way. We bring critical thinking, skepticism, and irreverence to any topic that makes the news, makes it big, or makes us mad. It’s skeptical, it’s political and there is no welcome mat.
 
Personally connecting the dots. All of them. Benjamen Walker’s Theory of Everything is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Curious Canadians Ood, Sage and Leon talk about tragedies, mysteries, and curiosities. Get a drink, pack a bowl, join the cult.
 
Listen to learn the real state of science behind astronomy-, physics-, and geology-related creationist claims, hoaxes, conspiracy theories, misconceptions, and bad or incomplete media reporting.
 
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Point of Inquiry
Monthly
 
Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features in-depth discussions with leading scientists, researchers, and writers.
 
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Bad Ideas Podcast
Weekly
 
A podcast about the worst ideas in history. Albert Berg and Tony Southcotte take on some of the biggest historical flops, mistakes, and blunders. From Cop Rock to the Yugo.
 
Life, the Universe, & Everything Else is a monthly show that delves into issues of science, critical thinking, and secular humanism. We try not to take ourselves too seriously.
 
Personally connecting the dots. All of them. Benjamen Walker’s Theory of Everything is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Stay stimulated! This show is all about getting people who know stuff to talk about it in depth. I believe that is one of the best ways to learn, to be genuinely interested and to explore in long form conversation.
 
The official weekly podcast of filmmaker Ben Fama Jr, that explores human behavior, personal development, and social impact based on science and reason; without all the magic thinking.Previous guests include Michael Shermer, Richard Carrier, and Srdja Popovic.
 
Not any old Health & Wellness podcast!! Join Clinical practitioner Shannon Brenton, as he packs up his clinic and hits the road full time to connect with Australia's most experienced & influential talents in the health & wellness space. Combining with many of the people Shannon has worked with over the years, these are the stories often never told. Bare boned truths, industry secrets & the personal experiences of industry leaders that most never get to hear from. Educational, inspirational & ...
 
Welcome to the Motiv Fitness and Nutrition podcast, otherwise known as 'Dreams, Memes and Veggie Supremes'. We only have two characteristics of this show: (1) We eat and rate pizza (2) We discuss ideas and topics typically relevant to healthWe will be hosting guests on this show and an 'AMA' component will also be included, providing an opportunity for us to interact with YOU - our listeners! We also upload a version with video to YouTube, check it here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXGM ...
 
Welcome to the Edinburgh Skeptics Society podcast. We'll be bringing you talks from our guest speakers on a variety of topics in our Skeptics in the Pub podcast. There'll be talks from areas such as science, social issues, politics, and lots more, all with a view to promoting reason and critical thinking. You'll also be able to see what makes our guest speakers tick with our 10 Questions segment, and recordings of our Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Edinburgh International Science Festival eve ...
 
Every Night's A School Night is a pseudo-radio show, or maybe a podcast, based around rambling, sometimes dark commentary, absurd humor, and an endless amount of observational neuroses with a soundtrack of obscure doo-wop, country, teen pop, and "rockabilly" from the 1950s and 1960s.Featuring the "Night School" companion series which is pure commentary on a couple of topics per episode.
 
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There are a lot of nasty secrets about the ketogenic diet that too many people are completely unaware of. It can cause the buildup of a wide variety of nutritional deficits… It can cause chronic inflammation… It can create an imbalance in omega fatty acids… It can exhaust your body's glycogen stores… But in my podcast episode with four time rep ...…
 
Pyrrhic victory is a term that means "we won, but maybe it wasn't worth it?" Today on Bad Ideas we go back to the original Pyrrhic victory "won" by Pyrrhus in the Pyrrhic War. Greeks against Romans! Elephants against horses! Wisdom against weapons.
 
Dr. Robert Zubrin is the founder and president of the Mars Society. The Mars Society is the world’s largest and most influential space advocacy organization dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars. Today we talk to Dr. Robert Zubrin about the benefits of going to Mars, along with how life would be on the Red Planet. ...…
 
Q&A Episode 394 Have a podcast question for Ben? Click the button at the bottom of the page (or go to SpeakPipe), or use the Contact button in the free Ben Greenfield Fitness app. News Flashes [8:05] Good way to naturally increase your NAD levels: Interesting implications for recovery: The Effects of Quercetin Supplementation on Eccentric Exerc ...…
 
A hot subject of evangelical study today is the relationship between Israel and her ancient Near Eastern neighbors. There are numerous views on this issue. Some say no relationship, some say it’s a deep relationship that means the Bible is another useless myth, and scholars land nearly everywhere in-between. This is far from a settled issue in ...…
 
Iran released a bizarre animated video showing one of its new Ghadir-class submarines sinking a US aircraft carrier. Needless to say, the animation quality wasn’t that great. We are talking 90’s Saturday morning cartoon quality. Is there an actual threat here? Can a Ghadir-class submarine take down a U.S Supper Carrier? Well, you have to toon i ...…
 
This week, Uncle Dan has a genealogical catastrophe, Uncle Mark shows us the world's deadliest ball game, and Uncle Doug sells us all out then falls over and explodes.
 
In the 1930's,Theodor Adorno fled Nazi Germany. In America, he studied the Authoritarian Personality. On YouTube, he’s the object of study in a massive conspiracy theory that many have tried (and failed) to debunk. Chapter two in the new ToE Failure miniseries.
 
In the 1930's,Theodor Adorno fled Nazi Germany. In America, he studied the Authoritarian Personality. On YouTube, he’s the object of study in a massive conspiracy theory that many have tried (and failed) to debunk. Chapter two in the new ToE Failure miniseries.
 
One of our best episodes yet! On Today’s show, Roy Casagranda gives us incredible insight into the history of the Middle East from 1953 to 2003. We start off by talking about the 1953 Iranian coup d’état and then move into the Iranian Revolution. We go into the rise of Saddam Hussien and the Iran–Iraq War. After that, we start talking about the ...…
 
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else, Ashlyn, Lauren, Gem, Laura, and special guest Dave compete to see who knows most about myths, riddles, hippos, and this very podcast! Life, the Universe & Everything Else is a podcast that delves into issues of science, critical thinking, and secular humanism. Beginnings and Endings: Crea ...…
 
Resources from this episode Check out the Innocence Project The Death Penalty — Civics 101: A Podcast An Execution in Nebraska - The New York Times Perfect Evidence - This American Life DIY - This American Life Should the Wrongfully Convicted Take an Alford Plea? - The Atlantic Can You Prove Your Innocence Without DNA? - The Atlantic The Wrong ...…
 
Resources from this episode Check out the Innocence Project The Death Penalty — Civics 101: A Podcast An Execution in Nebraska - The New York Times Perfect Evidence - This American Life DIY - This American Life Should the Wrongfully Convicted Take an Alford Plea? - The Atlantic Can You Prove Your Innocence Without DNA? - The Atlantic The Wrong ...…
 
Occultae Veritatis Podcast Case #062: Project MKUltra Project MKUltra is the code name given to a program of experiments on human subjects that were designed and undertaken by the United States Central Intelligence Agency Subscribe: https://linktr.ee/ovpodcast Pallet cleanser: Awaking Consciousness (24 August 2016). "Alan Watts - You are the un ...…
 
Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS, is a doctor of natural medicine, chiropractic physician and clinical nutritionist with a passion to help people get healthy by empowering them to use nutrition to fuel their health. He operates one of the world’s largest health websites at DrAxe.com, which has over 17 million visitors a month looking for healthy reci ...…
 
The USS William D. Porter, or Willy Dee as it's sailors called it, was the most incompetent ship in the fleet during World War 2. In accidents that would include accidental depth charge explosions and accidentally sending a torpedo at Franklin Delano Roosevelt, you can see why this particular ship ended up on Bad Ideas. || More Human Echoes stu ...…
 
In his episode we talked with Rod Whiteley about why it is important for ALL clinicians to read papers (and be confident doing so), and hopefully imparted some tips on how to read a paper along the way. We touched on p values (and why 0.05 is not the magic number), confidence intervals, reliability, number needed to treat (NNT) and the minimal ...…
 
In his episode we talked with Rod Whiteley about why it is important for ALL clinicians to read papers (and be confident doing so), and hopefully imparted some tips on how to read a paper along the way. We touched on p values (and why 0.05 is not the magic number), confidence intervals, reliability, number needed to treat (NNT) and the minimal ...…
 
Dr. Jen Gunter is an OB/GYN, pain medicine physician, and Twitter's resident gynecologist. She blogs and also writes The Cycle, a column on the intersection sex, science, and society, for the New York Times. One day she hopes to ask Gwyneth Paltrow for the physics equation that explains how a jade egg can be recharged with lunar energy. Abby Ha ...…
 
I recently spoke at an event called "A4M" in Las Vegas. My entire presentation was focused on 32 different natural ways to increase testosterone, with no injections or hormone replacement protocols required. I'm not against bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), but I do think one should explore as many natural alternatives as possibl ...…
 
A hot subject of evangelical study today is the relationship between Israel and her ancient Near Eastern neighbors. There are numerous views on this issue. Some say no relationship, some say it’s a deep relationship that means the Bible is another useless myth, and scholars land nearly everywhere in-between. This is far from a settled issue in ...…
 
On today’s show, we talk about all about the economic collapse in Venezuela with guest José Niño. He’s a contributor for the “American Institute of Economic Research” and he is a writer at the Mises Institute. Jose was also born in Venezuela and moved to the U.S as a child. He brings incredible insight into the economy and cultural factors that ...…
 
This week! Uncle Doug gets forceful, Uncle Mark describes a Pope on the ropes and Uncle Dan fails to make a name for himself.
 
If you want to do as much good as possible with your career, what problems should you work on, and what jobs should you consider? This episode features Rob Wiblin, director of research for effective altruist organization 80,000 Hours, and the host of the 80,000 Hours podcast. Julia and Rob discuss how the career advice 80,000 Hours gives has ch ...…
 
Occultae Veritatis Podcast Case #061: Robert Latimer Robert William "Bob" Latimer is a Canadian canola and wheat farmer who was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of his daughter Tracy Subscribe: https://linktr.ee/ovpodcast Pallet cleanser: O Canada: French/Français (Nathalie Poulin / Peter Oundjian, Toronto Symphony Orchestra) Supp ...…
 
Adam DeCollibus the CEO & Founder of a publishing company “Third Lion Publishing. He’s the author of the new book “Caravan”, a post WW1 historical novel that takes place in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East. On Today’s episode, we talk about Adam’s inspiration for writing “Caravan” and the methodology of writing historical fiction ...…
 
Deep dive on the criminal justice system. Tweet and comment and let us know your thoughts, opinions or experience with the criminal justice system. Or email us if you need to remain anonymous. https://twitter.com/dissonance_pod and https://www.facebook.com/dissonancepod
 
Deep dive on the criminal justice system. Tweet and comment and let us know your thoughts, opinions or experience with the criminal justice system. Or email us if you need to remain anonymous. https://twitter.com/dissonance_pod and https://www.facebook.com/dissonancepod
 
At NextHealth in LA, Ben Greenfield recently gave a talk on 12 different ways to optimize your body and brain, and in this recording, which includes his comprehensive overview of the "Wellness Wheel". In it, you'll learn about... -Diet and Micronutrients...6:30 Every person should be on the diet that is unique to them Genetic variants Familial ...…
 
The Aral Sea was once the fourth largest body of water in the world. Today it has all but disappeared, leaving the area around it ecologically devastated. In this episode we explore the decisions and mistakes that led to this massive environmental disaster.
 
Whew! The recent Kion 5 Day Fast has now come to a close - and we had over 10,000 people participate (that's a whole lot of food that wasn't eaten). During the fast, I received plenty of questions about fasting, such as: Does coffee help or harm your fast? What can I do to improve my sleep during - and after - a fast? What is the hormonal effec ...…
 
Okay, so you’re first starting to dive into the Bible deeply and learn more about defending your spiritual convictions, and you’re stuck. Everybody teaches different things, so who do I trust? Is that you? Can you identify? Because I KNOW I can. Or, maybe you’ve been at this awhile and have more blogs to read, podcasts to listen to, and video t ...…
 
It looks like the 2020 election is going to host a very crowded field. On Today’s episode, we review the Democrats running for President. Please note, on Today’s episode we mainly focus on Tulsi Gabbard. She has the strongest views on foreign policy so it is only appropriate to concentrate on her views and criticisms. Time Stamp 0:00 – Intro 6: ...…
 
This week! Uncle Mark seriously bums us out, Uncle Doug gives us a hydrology report, and Uncle Dan asks us to just accept him.
 
This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight welcomes the return of comedian and writer Andrew Doyle (@AndrewDoyle_com). They talk about the controversial Gillette advert, the man investigated by police for sharing an ‘anti-trans’ poem on Twitter, the MAGA kids/Covington High School fiasco, the potential redemption of Louis CK, Spiked funding, Br ...…
 
Stories from the Week Trump Says He’ll Delay Speech Until After Shutdown, as Democrats Draft Border Security Plan - The New York Times Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada drinks wine, eats bacon in Snapchat images | Newshub Anti-vax movement makes 2019 list of top global health threats, but that's not the whole story Trump Administration Allows ...…
 
Stories from the Week Trump Says He’ll Delay Speech Until After Shutdown, as Democrats Draft Border Security Plan - The New York Times Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada drinks wine, eats bacon in Snapchat images | Newshub Anti-vax movement makes 2019 list of top global health threats, but that's not the whole story Trump Administration Allows ...…
 
Occultae Veritatis Podcast Case #060: Paleolithic Spirituality A set of spiritual beliefs, actions, habits and projects thought to have appeared during the Paleolithic time period Subscribe: https://linktr.ee/ovpodcast Pallet cleanser: 100 Paper Washingtons by Alex (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike (3. ...…
 
Imagine an all-encompassing platform that allows you to keep track of all your blood, stool, saliva, and urine testing results, along with self-quantified data from wearables, and even pulls in all health testing you've done in the past as part of a single dashboard. And imagine that platform could then use highly advanced artificial intelligen ...…
 
Terry A Davis believed himself to be God's chosen programmer. He believed that his new operating system was the temple of Solomon as foretold in the bible and that he was God's high priest. He was also a schizophrenic with delusions of grandeur. Today Al and Tony dig deeper into this tragedy. || More Human Echoes stuff: http://humanechoes.com | ...…
 
Today we hit three different topics. They are time stamped below. Time Stamp 0:00 – Intro 2:25 – Why Syria has NOT used the S300 Air Defense System – How the S300 Air Defense System Works 14:10 – The bizarre Mike Pence Venezuela Broadcast and if the U.S is Encouraging a Coup. 34:27 – NATO Debate – Is NATO still necessary? Was it even necessary ...…
 
This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to Izzy Posen (@PosenIzzy). Izzy grew up in a strict Jewish community in east London, only learning English at the age of 18. He talks about his emancipation from this community as well as his experiences as a student of an unregistered Jewish school. Izzy also runs a free speech society at Bris ...…
 
As science standards across the country improve to include middle school standards on evolution, more and more teachers are teaching evolution for the first time and the battle to teach sound science moves into the individual classrooms themselves. The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES) is a program of the Center for Inquiry. TIE ...…
 
There's plenty of controversy these days around telomere testing. Is it accurate? Does it really show your so-called "biological vs. chronological" age? And once you do get your results, how can you lengthen your telomeres? In today's episode, I interview one of the world's leading experts on telomeres: Dr. Bill Andrews. Dr. Andrews is the Foun ...…
 
Over the past few decades, there have been a number of young age creationist suggestions for a some important questions raised by Genesis 1. For example, what was the nature of the firmament? If the heavens were created in Verse 1 (Day 1), how were they given the same name as the firmament created on Day 2 (See v. 8-9)? In recent years Dr. Dann ...…
 
Full episode. China has been expanding its naval power and prioritizing its Aircraft carrier program. We figured we break down the history of Supercarriers and why the U.S dominates the sea. On today’s episode, we break down the strategic advantage of having a large Aircraft carrier fleet and what the geopolitical implications are. Yes, it is a ...…
 
This week! Uncle Mark gives the Space Force its first assignment, Uncle Doug boldly breaks with himself, and Uncle Dan Prays for us to agree with him.
 
Occultae Veritatis Podcast Case #059: Evolution of Religion A brief look into the psychological, social, evolutionary and scientific reasons humanity gave birth to and followed religious thought and practice Subscribe: https://linktr.ee/ovpodcast Pallet cleanser: "Waiting for Anne" by Lucas Welsh Support the show on Patreon! https://www.patreon ...…
 
On this episode of Dreams, Memes & Veggie Supremes, we answer the question 'are vegans crazy?' and more, with geophysicist, former Effective Altruism Australia CEO, and current political candidate with the Animal Justice Party, Michael Dello-Iacovo. We also delve into some other topics including pseudoscience, notably the anti-vax movement in B ...…
 
Stories from the Week Steve King Still Has Backing in Iowa, but Even Supporters Say ‘He’s Done’ - The New York Times Indiana GOP Legislator Sponsors Bill to Teach Creationism in Public Schools | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos Karen Pence Is Working At A School That Bans LGBTQ Employees And Kids | HuffPost This website gives me the wi ...…
 
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