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'.
September 23rd, 2012
Episode 215 of 459 episodes
0:00:00 IntroductionRichard Saunders0:05:20 Maynard's Spooky Action.. at TAM 2012Benjamin Radford is a writer, investigator, and deputy editor of the science magazine Skeptical Inquirer. He is also a co-host of the MonsterTalk podcast, which critically examines the science and folklore behind cryptozoological (and legendary) creatures such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster and werewolves0:47:20 A chat with Sketpical Teacher, Adam VanlangenbergWhy would a teacher put buckets on the heads of students? Well... why not? But we find out it was all in the name of science.