Right-click or long-press to download and listen offline, or visit us on iTunes or Google Play. We switch things up a bit for this end-of-the-month episode and take a dive into the real story behind Lindsay Shepherd and how she tricked the media into attacking Wilfrid Laurier University, plus 2 news stories, our Skeptical Hero […]Read More #17: The Real Problem With Lindsay Shepherd.
Right-click or long-press and save to listen offline. It’s the end of the month, so that means we’re back with news! In this episode we discuss chronic traumatic encephaloptahy in football players, a potential vaccine for type 1 diabetes, and how the U.K. is stickin’ it to “alternative medicine”. And finally, in everybody’s favourite segment, […]Read More #9: This is your brain on football.
Right-click or long-press and save to listen offline. NEWS ARTICLES FROM THIS EPISODE: University of Saskatchewan professor harassed by anti-GMO group. Woman goes a year without insulin after receiving bioengineered pancreas. Minnesota Somali community suffers Measles outbreak due to mistrust of vaccines. Neurologists discover brain lesions can be responsible for religious fundamentalism. Problems with academic […]Read More Being Skeptical 5 – Can Bill Nye Save the World?
Right-click or long-press to download and listen offline. NEWS ARTICLES FROM THIS EPISODE: Is Alex Jones faking? Cassini discovers necessary elements for life in Enceladus. HPV vaccine trial incredibly successful in Scotland. Animal accupuncture. Great Barrier Reef suffers catastrophic bleaching event, declared terminal. March for Science Canada. SKEPTICAL HERO OF THE MONTH: BILL NYE ARTICLES […]Read More Being Skeptical Episode 4 – Syrian Conspiracies
Right-click long press to download so you can listen offline. News articles: Quebec ostepaths facing dozens of charges. French teenager cured of Sickle Cell Disease. “Liberation Therapy” debunked for good. Immortal blood cells. The importance of the March for Science. Complex calculations on mammalian bioscomputers. Skeptical Hero of the Month: Phil Plait Phil Plait takes […]Read More Being Skeptical Episode 3 – Vandana Shiva
Right-click and save to listen offline. In this month’s episode, we talk about Fukushima, homeopathic teething gel, Dr. Oz, and an Ontario teacher scaring kids with anti-vax nonsense. Stick around after the main segment about fake news for some fun with horoscopes! If you have questions, comments, concerns, or ideas please email us at email@example.com! […]Read More Being Skeptical 2 – Fake news
Right-click and save to listen offline. Hello, and welcome to Being Skeptical! In this brand new podcast, your hosts Mark and Jody, invite you to take a lighter approach to skepticism as we debunk common issues in the world. We’ll also cover some news, have some fun with horoscopes, and introduce our skeptical hero of […]Read More Being Skeptical 1 – Introductions