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February 21, 2021 46 min

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The world is on fire. It's a natural cycle. Global warming. Climate Change. What does any of this mean? Why are people worried...

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February 14, 2021 48 min

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This week we're talking about something that's roots go back so far that an entire dungeons and dragons class is based on ...

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February 7, 2021 57 min

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To early humans, hitting a rock with another rock and seeing what happened constituted learning. Well that, or even hitting anothe...

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I imagine I'm not the only one whose parents told them not to sit so close to the TV because, “it will rot your brain," or...

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The Scientific Method as we understand it today, wasn't developed until well into the 19th century. If you've been listeni...

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January 10, 2021 54 min

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So many of our discussions to date have revolved around the Pandemic, and it makes sense. This has been the most relevant subject ...

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Check out the interview with A Better Question: https://youtu.be/acVcmSERh0E

We've talked about the science behind behavioral analysis when we talked abou...

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December 20, 2020 53 min

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The past must have been so weird. A comedian once made the observation that a killer's blood at a crime scene used to be somet...

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Every day is a new headline. Vaccine effective. When will we be over COVID. Exploding whale, ok, that last one isn't related. As far as the vaccine. We've talked about it previously, but today ...

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How many times have we heard Dr. Spock say, “It’s only logical?” Well, is it always only logical? Throughout this podcast we’ve discussed all sorts of scientific information, but what do we do when the...

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We've all heard it...It's not Rocket Science, or it's not Brain surgery, or my personal favorite it's not Rocket Surgery. Well in this week’s episode, it is Rocket Science and if we'...

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November 22, 2020 47 min

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Prisoner's dilemma, tragedy of the commons, rock paper scissors, and I'm not making this up, the goat game. All of these can be influenced by game theory. What is game theory? How has it been i...

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November 17, 2020 38 min

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After some harrowing technical difficulties causing significant delays in the release of this week’s episode, we’re back! This week we’re talking about how one might go about creating herd immunity? As...

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November 8, 2020 51 min

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Robots, A.I., machine learning, and the internet of things; what are they? How are we handling them? Should we be worried about it? Should we be excited? Are we even aware of what’s going on around us ...

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November 1, 2020 50 min

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So many people are fascinated by the paranormal. Ghost, spirits, monsters, and shadow people I guess; what makes them so interesting? I have to admit, I myself find myself intrigued by the unexplainabl...

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To date, we've talked about all sorts of wonders associated with Science. We've discussed cutting edge testing and where things are possible and where they aren't. But what about what I sai...

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October 18, 2020 55 min

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What is EMF? How is it related to 5G? Can they cause cancer? Can they cause hallucinations? Can they give you the coronavirus? These are all the questions being asked about the electromagnetic spectrum...

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October 11, 2020 46 min

In this age of instant information and social media, influencers seem to be a dime a dozen, but what does it mean to be influential? More importantly, can we truly break down the concepts that make someone capable of influencing others in an attempt to mimic them? Is there legitimate science behind these concepts, or is it all just witchy space lizard mind-control nonsense? Join hosts Shanti and Danny as they dig into the mystery b...

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October 4, 2020 47 min

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, is touted as a treatment for nearly everything. A wonder drug. This amazing, life saving molecule that "the man" is trying to keep under wraps. What is it really? Does it truly treat anything? Are online sources just selling you snake oil? Is there any point to taking it and does the government even allow you to? So many questions. Join hosts Shanti and Danny as they try to answer as many o...

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We've talked about genetic engineering before, but when we hit on Dr. He Jiankui and his genetically modified infants, we may have missed something. After talking with a few people it seemed we needed an update to Episode 4 - Genetic Engineering. Ethical questions involve us all, and understanding where science stands on these issues is more important now than possibly ever before. Join hosts Shanti and Danny as we welcome some...

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