The Completely Unnecessary Skeptical Podcast

Episode 61

6 years ago

Episode Notes

In which Nathan gets a word worng, Siouxsie tries to find a correlation between homeopathy prescribers and antivaxers, and Craig makes a fart joke.


Day of Reckoning:

Humanist conference:

Monkey selfie case: Ben Goldacre’s latest paper on homeopathy: Myth of the 20 year old entrepreneur The Bible is on a recommended “don’t read” list:

Obvious joke of the week - Uranus smells of farts: Ark Park:

David Silverman:

Israel folau / Briann Tamaki:

Deliah’s dubious device:

WOTD: ichthyocoprolite

Quote: "There is so much material out there that looks real but isn’t, especially on the internet. Part of my focus is on giving young people the tools they need to assess and analyse the wealth of scientific claims that are made to legitimise beliefs and products. It’s so easy to be ripped off – I don’t see how anyone can survive in the 21st century without some degree of scientific literacy." — Tania Lineham

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