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'.
June 30th, 2012
Episode 203 of 450 episodes
0:00:00IntroductionRichard Saunders 0:05:00An interview with Wison da SilvaEditor-in-Chief of COSMOS Magazine, Wilson chats to Richard Saunders about the new free COSMOS iPad app and edition. Wilson also chats about the dangers from an electromagnetic pulse or EMP. 0:28:35Strange News Story?Homeopath to start offering ‘assisted-suicide’ remedy!A homeopath in Banbury has decided to take politics into her own hands and start offering an assisted-suicide treatment. 0:32:25Maynard's Spooky Action....Tim Ralston – The Inventive Prepper“I’m prepping to survive the total destruction of the power grid due to an EMP weapon”Prepping isn’t just a hobby for father of four, Tim Ralston. If America is attacked by an EMP weapon that fries our electrical grid, Tim is prepared to evacuate to the desert where he’s readying a survival team, outfitting underground shipping containers for shelter, and training his sons to be marksmen defending the perimeter.