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Our panelists answer audience-submitted questions that range from the serious to the ridiculous using as much science as they can muster! Hosts Jim, Derek, and a rotating panel use their expertise (or lack thereof) to tackle these questions in a manner that can only be described as "vaguely scientific."
 
A podcast dedicated to all things quantitative, ranging from the relevant to the highly irrelevant. Co-hosts Patrick Curran and Greg Hancock talk about serious statistical topics, but without taking themselves too seriously. Think: CarTalk hi-jacked by the two grumpy old guys from the Muppets, grousing about quantitative methods, statistics, and data analysis, all presented to you with the production value of a 6th grade school project. But in a good way.
 
The official podcast of Freedom Scientific, leaders in assistive technology for blind people and those with low vision. Hosted by Glen Gordon, FSCast features news, interviews, and product demonstrations relating to Freedom Scientific products such as JAWS and ZoomText. FSCast is a great way to make the most of the products you have as well as learning about what's new and what's around the corner.
 
Austin’s natural plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Whitfield brings you the true stories of actual plastic surgery patients, navigates through their surgical and non-surgical treatment options, then reveals their chosen path forward and the results they achieved. Dr. Rob is a board certified plastic surgeon and Austin’s Natural Choice for plastic surgery, laser and energy treatments, and aesthetics.
 
Taboo Science is a podcast that answers the questions you're not allowed to ask. It's hosted by Ashley Hamer, a science writer and podcaster. Every episode dives into a different societal taboo to understand the science that makes it tick, the reasons we don't talk about it, and the impact that has on society at large. Why don't we eat people? Why are my swear words different than my parents'? And what makes porn, porn? It's science class if science class had one of those anonymous question ...
 
21st Century Freak is a podcast that seeks to challenge our basic assumptions and approach to life in the 21st Century. Host Edward Veem, Founder of Smile Room Records, brings his unique perspectives and ideas to the fore with a diverse roster of guests for a wide range of discussions, including community, culture, business and capitalism. The show demonstrates just how similar we all are. We are all 21st Century Freaks and together we can change the world.
 
The Microscopists is a podcast from Bitesize Bio and ZEISS Microscopy that takes you into revealing, entertaining, and personal meetings with the great microscopists of our time. Your host is Dr Peter O’Toole. Peter will help you understand what drives great, successful scientists, what really inspires them and what they enjoy most in life. This set of candid, fun, and engaging interviews serves not only to help inspire upcoming scientists but to show how career tracks and work-life balance ...
 
Love science and conservation? Want to discover new ways to protect our species? Elle Kaye chats with guests who work within the science genre, but whose job titles may need a little unpacking. Strap in for entomology, taxidermy, diaphonization, pet remains, human pathology and all those that work with specimens.
 
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 p ...
 
Science Talk takes you deeply into the world of science audio. Sometimes we travel deep into the wilderness. Sometimes deep into the mind of a scientific expert. The experience will always stimulate your auditory neurons, even if you don't know quite where you're headed at the start. Also check our daily podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
 
Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR.
 
Frolic on the precipice of discovery, rouse your curious mind and expand self-awareness as Jason and Steve take you on an educational, yet hilarious journey through an explorative stew of mystical, historic, cultural and scientific all while enjoying some frosty pints. Prepare to laugh, learn, and enter into an introspective reverie as they ascertain topics that have always intrigued you whether you know it or not. Are you not ascertained? Are you not ascertained? You will be.
 
On the surface, this is a collection of surprising and unusual stories from the history of science. But Dan Riskin digs deeper. He draws connections between those stories and the challenges facing modern day medical researchers. It’s historical wisdom mixed with modern insight. Along the way we will learn how Neptune was discovered using math, why Fredrick Banting had to sell his car, and what scientific mistake sent Joseph Sledge to prison for three decades. We will explore the idea of a “E ...
 
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Travis Oliphant is a data scientist, entrepreneur, and creator of NumPy, SciPy, and Anaconda. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Novo: https://banknovo.com/lex – Allform: https://allform.com/lex to get 20% off – Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off – Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and us…
 
When did you last really think about the amount of electricity your household uses? Are all your appliances A rated? Have you switched to LED lights? And what about the Energy Performance Certificate of your home? Is there room for improvement there? For decades now, Brenda Boardman has been thinking about how to reduce the amount of energy we use …
 
Today, you will hear about how bad habits of self-talk can sabotage your success and why it's so easy to keep doing it. You also discover the three common forms of destructive self-talk. Self-talk serves as a navigation system for the journey to appreciation of yourself, leading into success habits. It's no secret that how you speak with yourself h…
 
This week in Scientifically… we celebrate the life of Sir Clive Sinclair with this episode from the series Computing Britain that looks at how 'micro computers' invaded the home in the 1980s. In this episode, Hannah Fry discovers how the computer was transported from the office and the classroom right into our living room.From eccentric electronics…
 
The non-surgical neck lift does exist! To describe the unique and powerful combinations for tightening the neck, Dr. Whitfield has coined the term Zoom Lift, which incorporates Evoke, FaceTite, Morpheus8 microneedling, Fractora, and suture suspension. Find out how Dr. Whitfield uses the newest and most advanced laser and energy technology to accomp…
 
On the archive of August FSOpenLine, public betas of JAWS, ZoomText and Fusion have been released, home annual licenses are now available in Canada, and severe memory leaks on many computers running Dell Waves Audio. Plus, we take your calls on a variety of topics including: a request to show a running clock on Braille status cells, a desire for ad…
 
In this episode, Jim and Derek are joined by Kelly to discuss whether or not Miyagi-san's training in The Karate Kid would have been more effective if he wasn't so doggone elusive about what he was doing. Then, we ask whether or not a conspiracy theorist like Fox Mulder in The X-Files would ever actually get into the FBI. Panelists: Jim, Derek, Kel…
 
Patrick and Greg talk about the potential advantages and disadvantages of alternative approaches to analyzing two time-point data. They discuss traditional models for raw and residualized change scores, and describe how each of these remains baked into the soul of contemporary models for repeated measures data. Along the way they also mention: 24 i…
 
Jo Boaler is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford and the co-founder of youcubed. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Truebill: https://truebill.com/lex – Fundrise: https://fundrise.com/lex – ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get…
 
President Xi Jinping is investing seriously into his strategic vision of turning China into a nation of scientific pace-setters. China’s past contributions to modern-science have been proportionally lacklustre, but with a reinvigorated focus over the past two decades, China is fast turning from imitator to innovator. What might this increasing scie…
 
Jeffrey Shainline is a physicist at NIST working on. Note: Opinions expressed by Jeff do not represent NIST. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Stripe: https://stripe.com – Codecademy: https://codecademy.com and use code LEX to get 15% off – Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit – BetterHelp: https://better…
 
I've been supporting a fantastic new heart attack prevention endeavor led by Mark Felstead in Germany - but it's international as you will see. Find the team here and check them out! https://www.weloveourheart.com/home-page1596013864407 INOTE: My extensive research and interviewing / video/sound editing and much more does require support - please c…
 
First, Jake talks to House Progressive Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Problem Solvers Caucus Co-chair Rep. Josh Gottheimer about liberals’ threat to block the bipartisan infrastructure deal if there isn’t an agreement on Democrats’ sweeping $3.5 trillion reconciliation plan. Then, Jake presses Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayor…
 
If you use Slack at work, Zoom for school or binge watch Netflix at home, guess what? You’re also using Amazon. Amazon Web Services currently controls 30% of the cloud computing market. The fourth installment in our series The Prime Effect goes inside AWS, one of the biggest parts of Amazon you may have never heard of. Tim Bray and Michael Cusumano…
 
Like everything with Amazon, its marketplace is big. Small businesses like Steve Chou’s Bumblebee Linens can soar. But is the marketplace also destroying main street brick and mortar stores? In the third episode of our Amazon series, a look at the peaks and pits of Amazon's marketplace for retail. James Thomson and Stacy Mitchell join Meghna Chakra…
 
This Week: Wildfire Smoke, 3D Printed Future, Interview w/ Dr. Michael D.L. Johnson re: Metal & Microbes, Moth Manipulations, Seahorse Placentas, Salt For Cancer, Old Dark Energy, Autistic Identity, Hot BioFuel, Tiny Robots, Memory Formation, And Much More... The post 22 September, 2021 – Episode 843 – How Metal is Science? appeared first on This W…
 
Detective Wallace is back to show us through his new book, Person of Interest, the monumental and unparalleled impact Jesus of Nazareth has had on the entire world. But this isn’t a softball interview. Frank plays devil’s advocate with Jim to see how he responds to some tough objection’s skeptics might levy against some of his points, such as: Sure…
 
Today we bring you a new episode in our podcast series COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American ’s senior health editors Tanya Lewis and Josh Fischman catch you up on the essential developments in the pandemic: from vaccines to new variants and everything in between. You can listen to all past episodes here .…
 
#30 — Prisca Liberali of the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) is a pioneer in the field of cellular self-organization and collective behaviors during developmental and regenerative processes. In today’s energetic and inspiring episode of The Microscopists, Peter O’Toole learns more about Prisca’s training as a chemist, her…
 
Radicalized anti-covid activists. After recent events in Germany and Italy we worry that anti-maskers now may be a terrorist threat. In This Week in Skepticism we hear about Jacob Grimm and the possibility that some of the Grimm stories are based on real events(?) Pope Francis seems to have totally lost it regarding the facts about pregnancies, but…
 
Why do we have such big butts? Why does society admire women's butts more than men's? And what does race have to do with all this? Featuring Dr. Jeanne Bovet, senior lecturer at Northumbria University in Newcastle. https://www.jeannebovet.com/ See citations and a transcript for this episode: https://www.tabooscience.show/s2e12-butts/ Subscribe to t…
 
Erik Enger Karlson is an impact entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Team Together. We discuss Erik's laser-sharp focus, impact entrepreneurship, how to optimize life and the story behind Team Together. Download the app Team Together in the Swedish app store! Pick a charity. Shop online. Store donates. Charity creates impact. https://teamtogether.se/…
 
Greg and Patrick discuss Principal Components Analysis: what it is, what it absolutely isn't, and what kind of cool things it can do in its own right. Along the way, they discuss Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, the division symbol, Spider Pig, croissants & skewers, doing a nickel in the big house, jumping the starter solenoid, Ptolemy the Weenie, two …
 
Travis Stevens is the 2016 Olympic Judo silver medalist and BJJ black belt. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Justworks: https://justworks.com – Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit – MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off – Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get sp…
 
President Xi Jinping is investing seriously into his strategic vision of turning China into a nation of scientific pace-setters. China’s past contributions to modern science have been proportionally lacklustre, but with a reinvigorated focus over the past two decades, China is fast turning from imitator to innovator. What might this increasing scie…
 
Jay McClelland is a cognitive scientist at Stanford. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Paperspace: https://gradient.run/lex to get $15 credit – Skiff: https://skiff.org/lex to get early access – Uprising Food: https://uprisingfood.com/lex to get $10 off 1st starter bundle – Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and u…
 
Dan Riskin invites you to listen to season 2 of Inside the Breakthrough - How Science Comes to Life. This innovative series combines stories of the distant past with modern updates to get a better understanding of how science works. In season two we will explore the connections behind naming a new hormone, ridding a city of snakes, and battling Nap…
 
First, Jake asks top Biden medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci about an FDA panel’s decision to recommend limiting booster shots to high-risk groups and people over the age of 65. Next, Jake presses Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on what he’s doing to reverse his state’s worst-in-the-nation Covid death rate. Finally, Jake talks to House Democratic Whip…
 
Do you trust experts? Do you trust science? Why do we get conflicting advice from experts and scientists? Frank investigates those questions by citing the bogus papers Dr. Peter Boghossian published in academic journals which exposes that experts, like the rest of us, are susceptible to biases, social pressure, ideological blindness, and groupthink…
 
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