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Weekly science podcast produced by the New England Skeptical Society. Also provides blogs, forums, videos and resources.
This Day in Skepticism
August 16, 1634 Urbain Grandier is burned at the stake for witchcraft. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urbain_Grandier
Carrington Event Redux http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/08/01/solar_storm_a_massive_2012_cme_just_missed_the_earth.html http://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/another-carrington-event-inevitable/
Shark Week Pseudoscience http://www.vox.com/2014/8/11/5991961/shark-week-is-once-again-making-things-up
Cervical Manipulation and Strokes http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/a-statement-on-cervical-manipulation-and-dissections/
iPhone Performance http://www.zdnet.com/does-apple-throttle-older-iphones-to-nudge-you-into-buying-a-new-one-7000032136/ with Rene Ritchie, Editor-in-Chief of iMore, co-host of Iterate, Debug, Review, The TV Show, Vector, ZEN & TECH, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.
Who\'s That Noisy
Who\'s That Noisy Answer to last week: Luray Caverns Stalagtite Organ
Questions and Emails
Question #1: Follow up Ebola Virus and The Hobbit
Science or Fiction [ Show Answers ]
Item #1 An examination of certain Cro-Magnon remains suggests that a mummification process was used, not unlike early Egyptian techniques. http://www.nature.com/news/mummifying-balm-recipe-is-older-than-the-pharaohs-1.15717
Item #2 For the first time a scientist has developed a technique for creating glass out of elemental metal. http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v448/n7155/full/448758a.html
Item #3 A new study finds that certain “rubble asteroids” are held together by more than their mutual gravity, and that some other unidentified force is involved. http://www.nature.com/news/near-earth-asteroid-held-together-by-weak-force-1.15713
Skeptical Quote of the Week
Skeptical Quote of the Week \'There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.\' - George Washington.
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