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Data Skeptic
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Data Skeptic is a data science podcast exploring machine learning, statistics, artificial intelligence, and other data topics through short tutorials and interviews with domain experts.
 
A comedy podcast to help better understand humanity and also to make fart jokes.
 
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Skeptic
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Examining Extraordinary Claims and Promoting Science
 
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies and controversies. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality - Produced by SGU Productions, LLC: http://www.theskepticsguide.org
 
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Skeptics with a K
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Skeptics with a K is the podcast for science, reason and critical thinking from the Merseyside Skeptics Society.
 
Why do we believe weird things? What does feminine intuition really mean? How do you become an effective activist for science and reason? Are you ready for a monthly show that poses these questions and more? Tune into the Token Skeptic for a slightly more skeptical look at stories in the news, urban legends, good science, pseudoscience, and what makes popular culture pop. Hosted and produced by philosophy teacher and radio broadcaster Kylie Sturgess.
 
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The Skeptic Zone
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The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and the crew for interviews and reports from around the world.
 
A skeptical look at conspiracy theories. Site: www.yrad.com/cs
 
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MonsterTalk
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MonsterTalk: The Science Show About Monsters is a free audio podcast that critically examines the science behind cryptozoological (and legendary) creatures, such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, or werewolves.
 
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Data Skeptic
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Data Skeptic is a data science podcast exploring machine learning, statistics, artificial intelligence, and other data topics through short tutorials and interviews with domain experts.
 
Skeptical discussion, critical thinking, science, and the de-bunking of the supernatural and psuedoscience.
 
The European Skeptics Podcast is a project in support of the skeptic movement across Europe. By providing a forum for all national and international organisations and initiatives, our goal is to become a real meeting place for skeptics and science enthusiasts.
 
Meet 'em, greet 'em, treat 'em and street 'em
 
Paul Loebe runs Sgt Skeptic. It used to be a humorous blog about atheism in the military. He now focuses on fantasy writing, D&D, and other nerdly crafts.
 
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The Skeptic Wire
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A skeptical look at the news of the day.
 
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Skeptics with a K
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Skeptics with a K is the podcast for science, reason and critical thinking from the Merseyside Skeptics Society.
 
Dr Tom Williamson, David James and Paul Hopwood talk about the skeptical issues of the day, usually joined by a special guest!
 
Science and Critical Thinking in Manitoba
 
My Personal Exploration into the world of Conspiracy
 
Schooling Paranormal "Experts"
 
Passionate skeptics Emery Emery and Heather Henderson talk with comedians, actors and friends about skepticism, conspiracies, urban legends and the effects of misinformation on us all. Guests of the show are a mix of skeptics, scientists, humanists and the occasional hard line, conspiracy nut. Discussions are deeply impassioned, mostly respectful and always funny.Skeptically Yours - Where Thinking Is Free!Listen LIVE Sundays 2-3 PM PST on skepticallyyours.net.
 
The Central Valley Alliance of Atheists and Skeptics hosts two different podcast series. "The CVAAS Lecture Series", where guest speakers, lecturers, and CVAAS members speak or debate in public. And the podcast "Rational Horizon", where CVAAS members interview interesting people, discuss skepticism, religious apologetics, and events that impact secular and skeptical people in the San Joaquin Valley.
 
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Amateur Skeptics
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We here at Amateur Skeptics are not scientists. We are normal people who are trying to look at the world with an evidence-based approach. We strive to have open minds and change our opinions with new evidence.
 
For science, reason, and critical thinking
 
Extended and extra material for people that like Data Skeptic.
 
Skeptic Smash-Talk is a weekly podcast full of News from the world of Science, Religion and Politics. Skeptic, Humanist, Polymath, Philosopher & Autistic, Jason smash talks topics that need smashing. Find me on Twitter https://twitter.com/skepticsmash Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jasonsmashtalk/
 
Where Irreverence and Skepticism Does the Nasty!
 
My Personal Exploration into the world of Conspiracy
 
The world's greatest skeptical, freethought and pro-science podcasts all aggregated into a single feed for your listening pleasure. This feed is designed to give you a taste of some of the best of the genre - have a listen and then go subscribe to your favourite shows. Make sure you remember to leave a nice comment on iTunes.
 
Examining Extraordinary Claims and Promoting Science
 
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Being Skeptical
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Be Skeptical.
 
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 ...
 
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Skeptic's Brewpub
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Politics, religion, conservatism, liberalism, nothing if sacred to the drunken philosophers
 
Extended and extra material for people that like Data Skeptic.
 
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Skepticism Today
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A podcast from New Zealand with a focus on both national and international science, skeptical and woo news.
 
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Sacred Skeptics
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What if C.S. Lewis and Jon Stewart had a love child? We like to think of our podcast as an attempt to embody the best that these men have to offer: uncommon insight and stinging wit. We engage current events, cultural issues and answer spiritual questions. If you don’t like sarcasm, this isn’t the podcast for you. New episodes drop every Wednesday and Thursday. Listen and subscribe.
 
Good Skeptic, Bad Skeptic is a fortnightly skeptical podcast brought to you by the Greater Manchester Skeptics.
 
A podcast by the IT Skeptic. RealIT Radio applies a cold firehose of reality to the overheated IT industry, especially around IT management, ITSM, ITIL, DevOps, Agile...
 
Exploring the odd, the obscure, and the unexplainable. Somewhat Skeptical team: Elizabeth, Donta, and our producer Grace.
 
Thinking and drinking. That is the unlikely goal of our meeting. Each month we invite a speaker to talk about an area of belief and to invite critical debate. We encourage skeptical thought and we enjoy challenging discussions.
 
Where Irreverence and Skepticism Does the Nasty!
 
The Mystic-Skeptic Podcast asks the tough questions and explores different alternatives to today’s pressing issues, theories or enigmas. The podcast is devoted to the exploration of all things mystical, philosophical, scientific, political conspiratorial, and cosmic. Join us in an exploration of the mystic-skeptic mind-space You can visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mystic-and-the-Skeptic/1509946599296195?ref=hl or watch our youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/ ...
 
Video version of the the podcast
 
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Token Skeptic
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Science Salon
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Science Salon is a series of conversations between Dr. Michael Shermer and leading scientists, scholars, and thinkers, about the most important issues of our time.
 
Cellar Door Skeptics is a podcast based out of Grand Rapids Michigan featuring hosts Christopher Tanner & Chris Hanna. Prepare for the revolution!
 
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2 Skeptical Chaps
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2 Skeptical Chaps Podcast
 
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Yardie Skeptics
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A lively talk show dealing with themes of skepticism, critical thinking, science, secularism, and public affairs from the perspective of two Jamaican "Yardies": Clive Forrester and Hilaire Sobers.
 
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Birmingham Skeptics
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Skeptics in the Pub (SitP) exists to provide an opportunity for people who are interested in science, skepticism, rationalism, critical thinking to socialise and discuss matters of interest. In this podcast we interview all kinds of people from the fields of science and skepticism.
 
Maddy Love, transwoman living in Minnesota, talks with and about people in the trans, atheism, Satanism, skepticism, and science communities. Then, since there's no one to stop her, she talks about anything else she finds interesting or irritating - like podcast hosts writing summaries in 3rd person
 
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QAnon Referenced by Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill Trump How three conspiracy theorists took ‘Q’ and sparked Qanon Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones destroyed evidence, court motion claims CORRECTION: FCC targets pirate radio station that broadcasts Alex Jones Alex Jones Faked DDOS attack on Infowars The Unseen Podcast – Episode 93 – The 201 ...…
 
On this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else, Ashlyn, Gem, Laura, and Lauren put their personalities to the test, explore the history of the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator, and try to determine whether any of these personality tests are actually science-based. Life, the Universe & Everything Else is a podcast that delves into issues of ...…
 
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Are you enjoying this year's Fringe? Why not step into our time machine and enjoy something you may have missed from last year's Fringe! Traditionally we have a few nights every year where we find the best in nerdy, scientific and skeptical content from around the Festival. Whether you like maths, music, gay animals or the power of the mind the ...…
 
The chaps are once again joined by the wonderfully witty wordsmith Metal Ollie (@bunsofham) - the man who started #shitgibbon! The show quickly goes off the rails, but we managed to get through a few rounds of the Snopes game. Dan channels Sacha Baron Cohen. UK Trump "supporters" attack a book shop. We read the final chapter of Sir Michaels ama ...…
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:04:30 Kate Browne Kate is an investigative journalist and leader of the news team at CHOICE. She is also known as 'The Gulty Mum' from the ABC TV show 'The Checkout' and will be the M.C. for the upcoming Skepticon in October. https://www.choice.com.au/authors/kate-browne https://www.youtube.com/playlist?l ...…
 
Podcast Link: SGEM226 Date: August 16th, 2018 Reference: Hohl C et al. Prospective Validation of Clinical Criteria to Identify Emergency Department Patients at High Risk for Adverse Drug Events. AEM Aug 2018. Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Bond is an emergency physician and clinical lecturer at the University of Calgary. He is currently the host of C ...…
 
What's the Word: Phenomenology; News Items: Dunning Kruger Anti-vaccine Edition, Alien Abduction Stories, Smallpox Drug, Roundup Verdict, Schwarzite; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Arable Land; Science or Fiction
 
The scale and frequency with which information can be distributed on social media makes the problem of fake news a rapidly metastasizing issue. To do any content filtering or labeling demands an algorithmic solution. In today's episode, Kyle interviews Kai Shu and Mike Tamir about their independent work exploring the use of machine learning to ...…
 
The scale and frequency with which information can be distributed on social media makes the problem of fake news a rapidly metastasizing issue. To do any content filtering or labeling demands an algorithmic solution. In today's episode, Kyle interviews Kai Shu and Mike Tamir about their independent work exploring the use of machine learning to ...…
 
In this week's show we discuss "The Gabriel Revelation Tablet" with Israel Khnol. This stone tablet found in the dessert, provides us with insights into the development of Jewish mystical writings. This archeological artifact is a historical document that attests to the messianic trends in ancient times. Israel Khnol discusses the connection be ...…
 
In this week's show our guest is P. Gabriel Lumbroso. Born in Paris, France, a descendent of a long line of the Lumbroso family who have an extensive Jewish history. Surviving descendants of the Carvajal family killed by the Inquisition in Mexico for practicing Judaism, moved to Italy and finally Tunisia. Mr. Lumbroso, a grandson of the chief R ...…
 
As Eggman (Brian Eggo) sits in for Andras we examine the latest news which includes Psychic Sally's taxes, the end to NHS funded homeopathy in England, Russian attitudes to conspiracy theories, the latest measles situation and more.Also the Pope gets poked about his upcoming Irish visit and Brian gets on bus 666 to Hel (sic).Segments:Intro; Gre ...…
 
#139: Tis The Season to Kneel / Slayer Loves us AllCellar Door Skeptics is back at it with another action packed episode. The duo talks about the NFL decision to postpone their ruling on suspensions for not standing for the national anthem while examining #45 tweets that fit into an authoritarian government that the GOP hates so much. They also ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sciencesalon/ss033_David_Quammen_2018_08_02.mp3 Download MP3 In this dialogue with one of the best nature and science writers of our generation, David Quammen and Michael Shermer discuss his new book on the history of one of the most exciting revolutions in evolution and genetics that is unfolding before our eyes. In t ...…
 
In this dialogue with one of the best nature and science writers of our generation, David Quammen and Michael Shermer discuss his new book on the history of one of the most exciting revolutions in evolution and genetics that is unfolding before our eyes. In the mid-1970s, scientists began using DNA sequences to reexamine the history of all life ...…
 
Tim Dillon and Dan St Germain came over to talk about conspiracy theories. Both those guys are way into that stuff so that's all they talk about anyway. Get Dan's brand new comedy album, No Real Winners Here at DanStGermain.net or wherever you buy albums. I think I said 500 times that it was called Bad At The Good Times but that was his old alb ...…
 
New release shows how fake Russian tweets pushed Jade Helm conspiracy theories We analyzed every QAnon post on Reddit. Here’s who QAnon supporters actually are. People Think This Whole QAnon Conspiracy Theory Is A Prank On Trump Supporters Alex Jones Censorship CURL: The Censorship Of Alex Jones Takes Us Down A Dangerous Path Thanks for listeni ...…
 
- The Snopes Game - Is Boris Johnson trying to Trumpify UK Politics? - Who would win between Seagal and Van Damme? - Sir Michael - Knife Crime because of errrr Waitrose knives And many more… Join in the discussions on our Facebook Page here: https://www.facebook.com/2SkepticalChaps Link to all our episodes here: http://2skepticalchaps.libsyn.co ...…
 
Interview with Sean Carroll; What's the Word: Orthogonal; News Items: Remembering is Seeing, Hothouse Tipping Point, Novel Amino Acids, Weird, Rogue Planet, Corporal Punishment; Who's that Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Monkeys and Apes; Science or Fiction
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:04:04 Dr Vyom Sharma Magic - Science - Medicine Meet Vyom at Skepticon 2018 in October. https://www.vyomsharma.com.au/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DS0yG1kzAeE 0:16:45 Naturopath banned for life following baby’s near-death Marilyn Bodnar, an “extreme diet” naturopath who was acquitted of a manslaughter ...…
 
If you prepared a list of creatures regarded as highly intelligent, it's unlikely ants would make the cut. This is expected, as on an individual level, ants do not generally display behavior that most humans would regard as intelligence. In fact, it might even be true that most species of ants are unable to learn. Despite this, ant colonies hav ...…
 
If you prepared a list of creatures regarded as highly intelligent, it's unlikely ants would make the cut. This is expected, as on an individual level, ants do not generally display behavior that most humans would regard as intelligence. In fact, it might even be true that most species of ants are unable to learn. Despite this, ant colonies hav ...…
 
0:00:00 Introduction Heidi Robertson 0:01:40 The Raw Skeptic Report.... with Heidi Robertson A special report and review of the new documentary “Vitamainia”, screened in the Anti-Vax heartland of Mullumbimby, NSW. Also local council under fire for a screening of “Sacrificial Virgins”. https://www.vitamaniathemovie.com/ https://nrvs.info/…
 
Celebrity Big Brother, psychic venues, and the benefits of Green Tea. Plus potato superpowers, police boxes, injured feet, and orthogonal air. Making classic tea from a shrub, it’s Skeptics with a K.
 
Celebrity Big Brother, psychic venues, and the benefits of Green Tea. Plus potato superpowers, police boxes, injured feet, and orthogonal air. Making classic tea from a shrub, it’s Skeptics with a K.
 
Celebrity Big Brother, psychic venues, and the benefits of Green Tea. Plus potato superpowers, police boxes, injured feet, and orthogonal air. Making classic tea from a shrub, it’s Skeptics with a K.
 
Call the show at 612-643-1108 or email transatheistpod@outlook.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/transatheistpod Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/transatheistpod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/transatheistpod/ This podcast is proud to be a part of the Trans Podcaster Visibility Initiative: https://www.facebook.com/transvisiblepodcaster ...…
 
#138: Printing Guns for Civil WarCellar Door Skeptics visits the dark corner of the web as it looks at 3D printed guns. Tanner takes an unusual stance looking at why people are that upset with 3D printed guns when they are already illegal. The duo discusses some of the moralistic arguments used to review whether we should restrict those that di ...…
 
We have good news from Ukraine, when we talk to Malek Tohme, who is starting up the Ukraine Humanist, Rationalist, Skeptic Modernists in the city of L'viv!And a special shout out to James The Amazing Randi who turned 90 on 7 August!By info@theesp.eu (TheESP.eu).
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sciencesalon/ss032_Nina_Teicholz_2018_07_19.mp3 Download MP3 In this fascinating conversation with Michael Shermer, the investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reviews the scientific literature on diet and nutrition, the link (or lack thereof) between dietary cholesterol and heart disease, the history of the government’ ...…
 
In this fascinating conversation with Michael Shermer, the investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reviews the scientific literature on diet and nutrition, the link (or lack thereof) between dietary cholesterol and heart disease, the history of the government’s recommendation of what constitutes a healthy diet and why they got it so wrong, stati ...…
 
Conspiracy Theorists Hijack YouTube Searches for Celebrities | NBC Chicago This Morning viewers slam man who claims moon landings were faked | Metro News HHS official who made anti-Muslim comments and spread conspiracy theories resigns – CNNPolitics How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions Alex Jones Alex Jones Now Censo ...…
 
Dan took down a criminal gang and ended up in the middle of a fake news story! We play the Snopes game, we get another chapter closer to the end of Sir Michael's amazing autobiography and we handle a few of the stories you have sent us.
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:03:15 Claire Klingenberg heading to Scotland We chat to Claire about her work as the President of the European Council of Skeptical Organizations and learn of her upcoming trip to speak in Scotland. https://cz.linkedin.com/in/claire-klingenberg-b3146293 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/glasgow-skeptics-pres ...…
 
Interview with Robert Kurson, author of Rocket Men; What's the Word: Stylometry; News Items: Terraforming Mars, Shifty Eyes, Scutoid; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
 
With publications such as "Prior exposure increases perceived accuracy of fake news", "Lazy, not biased: Susceptibility to partisan fake news is better explained by lack of reasoning than by motivated reasoning", and "The science of fake news", Gordon Pennycook is asking and answering analytical questions about the nature of human intuition and ...…
 
With publications such as "Prior exposure increases perceived accuracy of fake news", "Lazy, not biased: Susceptibility to partisan fake news is better explained by lack of reasoning than by motivated reasoning", and "The science of fake news", Gordon Pennycook is asking and answering analytical questions about the nature of human intuition and ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sciencesalon/ss031_Amy_Alkon_2018_07_05.mp3 Download MP3 In this unique conversation Michael Shermer talks with the science writer and weekly advice columnist Amy Alkon about her new book, Unf*ckology: A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence. She calls her book a “science-help” book, instead of “self-help” bec ...…
 
Andy Curtain made his way from Shanghai to Montreal to tell me about the darkest sides of life in China. He's lived in Shanghai for a decade now and he REALLY knows what it's all about. Fun discussion with an intro appearance from my Edinburgh Fringe roommates. I'm in Edinburgh from August 2-26 every day at 6pm at the Hive. Go to AriShaffir.com ...…
 
In this eSkeptic: Science Salon # 31: Amy Alkon—Unf*ckology: A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence Ask Me Anything # 2: Send a question to Michael Shermer, host of Science Salon MonsterTalk # 163 and 164: The Toll of A. Bell and Here Come The PERSONS In Black SCIENCE SALON # 31 Amy Alkon — Unf*ckology: A Field Guide to Living with Gu ...…
 
In this eSkeptic: Science Salon # 31: Amy Alkon—Unf*ckology: A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence Ask Me Anything # 2: Send a question to Michael Shermer, host of Science Salon MonsterTalk # 163 and 164: The Toll of A. Bell and Here Come The PERSONS In Black SCIENCE SALON # 31 Amy Alkon — Unf*ckology: A Field Guide to Living with Gu ...…
 
This is the final episode of Paranormal Skeptic Academy! Thank you for all the support!! Support: https://patreon.com/psa Nick and Katrina set out to document the elusive shadow figures lurking within the expansive corridors of Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky. The team uses state of the art technology to capture new explosive p ...…
 
Episode 137: Fred Wooden for CongressThis episode of Cellar Door Skeptics is dedicated to our interview with Fred Wooden. He is running for Congress in the 3rd District here in Michigan and we thought it would be a great discussion! He was incredibly knowledgeable and even scolded Chris Hanna for mixing up his voting dates! We completely and th ...…
 
In this unique conversation Michael Shermer talks with the science writer and weekly advice columnist Amy Alkon about her new book, Unf*ckology: A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence. She calls her book a “science-help” book, instead of “self-help” because she grounds her recommendations in solid science. Her hilarious anecdotes are ...…
 
Karen and Blake discuss the early history of Men in Black lore going back to some primary sources. Stories of mysterious strangers questioning and intimidating (and confounding) UFO investigators have a strange, continuously evolving history. Read the episode notes
 
On this episode you'll hear some updates on the Hungarian government's attack on science, how the antivax movement causes a lot of trouble in different countries and what we can do to counter them. We also talk about the educational projects that Spanish skeptics run, the NHS landing credit to bogus treatments, a new study showing the negative ...…
 
Conspiracy News for the week ending July 29, 2018 – Episode #100 Christian Right Radio Network Promotes ‘Demonic Virtual Reality’ Bigfoot and UFO Conspiracy Theory / American Family Radio Warns Listeners Of Satanic Conspiracy Behind Bigfoot | Right Wing Watch Article: No Doubt About It: The Deep State Is Real and Trump Is Its Latest Tool | OpEd ...…
 
Joining Marsh this month is Michael Davidson from the Christian “ex-gay therapy” ministry, Core Issues Trust.
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders With updates on Geoengineering and Tsunami warnings. 0:07:45 The Raw Skeptic Report.... with Heidi Robertson A pro vaccinatoin poster created by the North Rivers Vaccinaton Supports has gone viral around the world with thousands flocking to download a copy. It even crashed the web site! Download the Poster ...…
 
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