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Skepticality:The Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine

Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine

News & Politics, Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture

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Natural Sciences 41
Science & Medicine 139

We're tired of pertinent social and science news being buried by clap trap. Our podcast is here to bring you relevant, under reported current events, as well as in-depth discussions from a scientific, critical, skeptical, and humorous point of view. Derek and Swoopy are your hosts, filling your pod and your brain with skeptical insight and conversation, sometimes heated, on a plethora of topics that are ripe for critical examination. Bringing truth to podcasting, and all who choose to listen. In our travels we will tackle the beasts of pseudoscience; the paranormal, supernatural, ufo / alien encounters, mis-understood history, and overwrought legends - urban or otherwise. Our interview shows feature notable skeptics including; leading astronomy speakers, scientists, philosophy experts, and other scientific, secular, humanist, and skeptical book authors, and critical thinkers.

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Whimsicality: The Number 5

July 10th, 2005

Episode 19 of 299 episodes

You ever notice how the number FIVE seems to pop up everywhere? Five Fingers, Five Toes... The 'Fifth' Element... Throughout history there have been people facinated with the number 5. Since this is our fith Whimsicality, we thought why not explore everything to do with that dreaded number...

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