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'.
November 16th, 2013
Episode 276 of 432 episodes
Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:35 Maynard's Spooky Action... Part 1 Maynard interviews Brain Dunning from the Skeptoid Podcast and finds out more about the stories from Australia. Tasmanian Tigers, UFOS and more under his skeptical eye. 0:36:33 A Week in Science The Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus) is a national scientific not-for-profit organisation with a mission to bring science to people and people to science. 0:40:15 Robert Blaskiewicz and the Burzynski Clinic USA Toady are reporting on the Burzynski Clinic, the centre that seems to claim it can sure cancer. Robert Blaskiewicz fills us in on this clinic and some of the web sites that counter the claims. 0:55:30 Maynard's Spooky Action... Part 2 Thinking of getting married? Would you like to marry your.... car? Maynard interviews Kate Alway from Sydney who wants to be wed to her VW Beetle.