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Caustic Soda Podcast: Tentacles

One of favourite topics – cephalopods (squid, octopus, etc) – is the subject of the new episode of Caustic: Soda the podcast. Listen to me, Joe and Kevin talk about tentacles in real life and in fiction (Cthulhu, for example) … Continue reading

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Caustic Soda Podcast 5: VOLCANO!

What’s it like to be horribly killed by a volcanic eruption? What’s a cryovolcano? How would you score on the volcano pop quiz? Find out in the hottest episode yet of Caustic Soda yet. Pompeii, Mt St Helens, Krakatoa – … Continue reading

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Caustic Soda Episode 3

Tonight Joe put up Caustic Soda: The Podcast #3. It’s all about radiation and it’s extra long and extra special because it’s our very first guest – Dr. Rob Tarzwell, nuclear physician. Check it out! And if you use iTunes, … Continue reading

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What’s the Harm…in A Truffle Divining Rod That Also Detects Explosives?

First, read this blog post Now, recently (paraphrased) from a New York Times Article: Despite major bombings that have rattled the nation, and fears of rising violence as American troops withdraw, Iraq’s security forces have been relying (at hundreds of … Continue reading

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Asteroid, Not the Video Game

Recent actual news. All emphasis mine: JAKARTA – Picture this: A 10-meter wide asteroid hits Earth and explodes in the atmosphere with the energy of a small atomic bomb. Frightened by thunderous sounds and shaking walls, people rush out of … Continue reading

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More Doctored Photos From the Illuminati

Click here for more info, moon hoaxers! http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2009/10/30/and-the-flag-was-still-there/

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I Skeptically Endorse This

Monte Cook, co-author of D&D 3rd edition, has released a book called The Skeptic’s Guide to Conspiracies. So if you love D&D and believe the moon landing is a hoax, this book may be for you! [link to amazon.com] For … Continue reading

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What’s the Harm?

A couple years ago I was explaining how ridiculous astrology is to my girlfriend at the time and after all my trying to explain about how the plural of anecdote is not evidence and that the arrangement of the stars … Continue reading

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Pretty Planet

from esa.int This Envisat image captures a plankton bloom larger than the country of Greece stretching across the Barents Sea off the tip of northern Europe. Envisat acquired this image on 19 August 2009 with its Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer … Continue reading

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