SGU Episode 153

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SGU Episode 153
June 21st 2008
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SGU 152 SGU 154
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
R: Rebecca Watson
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
“I deny nothing, but doubt everything.”
Lord Byron
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Introduction[edit]

You're listening to the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe, your escape to reality.

News Items ()[edit]

Ice on Mars ()[edit]

  • gizmodo.com/5018156/confirmed-phoenix-finds-ice-on-mars


Crop Circle Pi ()[edit]

  • www.cropcircleconnector.com/2008/barbury/barbury2008a.html

Japanese Water Car ()[edit]

  • www.goodcleantech.com/2008/06/genepax_water_energy_system_ma.php


Psychic Alleges Sexual Abuse ()[edit]

  • www.theness.com/neurologicablog/?p=318

FDA Crackdown on Fake Cancer Cures ()[edit]

  • www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/?p=148

Spa Reflexology ()[edit]

Special Feature ()[edit]

  • Brian Dunning present his new introduction to skepticism movie - Here Be Dragons

    herebedragonsmovie.com/

Live Questions ()[edit]

Live Q & A ()[edit]

Steven Novella and the SGU Panelist take questions live at TAM 6

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Question #1: Researchers have developed a silicon-based computer chip design that eliminates the need for assisted cooling. Question #2: Researchers have discovered the microscopic 'clutch' that engages and disengages the bacterial flagellum. Question #3: Man loses 80 pounds eating nearly every meal at McDonalds.

Skeptical Quote of the Week ()[edit]

“I deny nothing, but doubt everything.” - Lord Byron

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