The Skeptic Zone

Richard Saunders

Science & Medicine, Social Sciences

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The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Featuring Australian radio legend Maynard with his Spooky Action, Jo Alabaster from the 'Evidence Please' blog, Eran Segev's Grain of Salt, Dr Rachael Dunlop with 'Dr Rachie Reports' and Heidi Robertson aka 'The Raw Skeptic'.


The Skeptic Zone #125 - 11.March.2011

March 11th, 2011

Episode 133 of 431 episodes

0:00:00 IntroductionRichard Saunders0:03:10 Dave HughesPresident of the Hampshire Skeptics SocietyWe tune in to the BBC for a report from Hampshire Skeptics in the Pub and a chat to their President Dave Hughes. It seems he has learnt the Power Balance tricks!0:07:30 Don't stick it in your ear!In Canada Jamie Williams from the Center of Inquiry has had enough of the lunacy of "Ear Candles". We chat to him about his new web site and the work of CFI Canada. 0:25:25 Armageddon Expo Sydney 2011 - Part 2 oin Richard Saunders, Dr Rachael Dunlop and Maynard as we visit Armageddon Expo. Our guests are voice over artists Mela Lee and Melodee Spevack. We also chat to the Doctor Who Club of Australia and check out the stand of Siren Visual.0:39:40 Glenn Wheeler's"Psycho predictions and Generic readings"Laugh yourself silly with Glenn Wheeler on radio 2GB as he sends up so-called live psychic readings.Tune in each week at 2gb.com Saturdays at -23:00 Sydney12:00 GMT04:00 LA07:00 NY0:44:20 Dr Rachie Reports With Dr Rachael Dunlop We visit The Heart Research Institute and discover some of the vital work carried out by Dr Rachie into solving medical problems that could impact us all.