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'.
April 7th, 2012
Episode 191 of 472 episodes
0:00:00 IntroductionRichard Saunders0:06:40 Interview with Juliaa Offe from the German SkepticsWe find more about the upcoming 6th World Skeptics Congress in Berlin.0:14:20 Where are they now....?Despite the claims of “…a breakthrough in negative Ion technology…” and such like, the NRG Titanium Ion Bands seem at last to have found their true home.0:19:35Maynard's Spooky Action...Rub a dub dub... Skeptics in the Pub. Why is it that so many people are joining Skeptics in the Pub? Could it be the drinking? Well... yes... but there's much more to it than that! Maynard investigates.0:34:00 Looking for Woo at the Sydney Royal Easter ShowLots of chickens, cows, pigs, cats, dogs.... but any quacks? Richard Saunders takes a walk around the stands at the Easter Show.0:45:18 A Penny for your Thoughts with Penny ChanJust for fun, Penny interviews pub goers in California to find out how much they know of Australia.