SGU Episode 214

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SGU Episode 214
August 25th 2009
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SGU 213 SGU 215
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
R: Rebecca Watson
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
“In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.”
Galileo Galilei
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Show Notes


Introduction[edit]

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

News Items ()[edit]

Surviving a Cataclysm ()[edit]

Zombie Apocalypse ()[edit]

WHO Says No to Homeopathy ()[edit]

Itako Fading ()[edit]

Dinochicken ()[edit]

Interview with Jamy Ian Swiss ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item # 1: A new study shows that women tend to be more tentative and uncertain in their social interactions than men. Item # 2: A recent study finds that, when lost, people really do walk in circles. Item #: Recent evidence shows that obese people have 8% less brain tissue than those of normal weight.

Who's That Noisy ()[edit]

  • Answer to last week - a sonic boom

Quote of the Week ()[edit]

“In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.” Galileo Galilei

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