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Episode 0.5 – The Ultimate Magic Show

Episode 0.5 – The Ultimate Magic Show

Aug 19, 2014

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. Episode 0.5: Your browser does not support the audio element. Show Notes: I liked everything I saw on facebook: Source Deepak Chopra – Million Dollar Challenge:...

The Sky is Falling – part 1

The Sky is Falling – part 1

Mar 10, 2013

Hi guys, sorry for the delay. Real life trumps hobby science every time. 😉 You can look forward to 10 more episodes over the next few months. Thanks for your continued support. We love you. 🙂 In this episode we examine the Russian Meteor Event 2013, and look into the different classifications of space rocks, different states of matter, attempt to explain why...

Hidden Doggerland

Hidden Doggerland

Oct 14, 2012

What do Doggerland and Atlantis have in common? Not a whole lot, actually… but we take a look at both anyway. Some relevant links: Britain’s Atlantis Found: http://bit.ly/LfddBc Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doggerland Recently geophysicist Richard Bates of the Department of Earth Sciences at St. Andrews unveiled an exhibit called the...

No Mermaids For Old Men

No Mermaids For Old Men

Oct 4, 2012

Mermaids, Zombies, NOAA and the CDC… Mix that with a study that shows people are more willing to believe crazy stuff if they hear a corrected version of said crazy, and you have the latest episode. Try not to get your feet too wet… They aren’t real, folks, seriously. I’m not a shill for “big fish”. They just don’t...

Exploding Meteors – Sierra Nevada & Tunguska

Exploding Meteors – Sierra Nevada & Tunguska

Jul 5, 2012

In April an explosion in the sky over the Sierra Nevadas had concerned citizens calling their local authorities about the blast. Turns out it was an exploding Meteor from the Lyrid Meteor showers. The boom was of the sonic variety (sonic boom) but could have just as easily been a steam explosion, much like the giant Tunguska explosion of 1908 over...

Oldest Human Ancestor found in Norweigan Lake Sludge

Oldest Human Ancestor found in Norweigan Lake Sludge

Jul 4, 2012

Our oldest extant relative was found in a lake in Norway! Thumbs up for 4 flagella! Doesn’t look like us (single celled), doesn’t smell like us (Norwegian lake scum), but somehow through the magic of evolution, we should be inviting it around to dinner. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collodictyon