Irreverent Skeptics Podcast Episode 13 – Splenda vs. Stevia: What’s the Deal?

Back on March 11, Jon and Mike M. did a short mid-week episode on the science and controversy surrounding Splenda and Stevia, two popular natural sweeteners. Here’s our skeptical take on the claims made for and against both. Podcast: Play…

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Irreverent Skeptics Podcast Episode 12 – Scientology part 2 – Goof the Floof

March 8, 2014 saw the second half of our two-part series on Scientology. Do your KSWs and help pass a gangbang sec check! This time we talked about celebrity Scientologists, Scientology in pop culture, interesting Scientology factoids, Scientology lingo, and…

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Irreverent Skeptics Podcast Episode 11 – Scientology part 1 – Please Don’t Sue Us

Way back on March 1, we did our first in a two-part series on everyone’s favorite UFO cult, Scientology. Grab your e-meter, rustle up a body thetan or two, and join us as we discuss the history of the church,…

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Irreverent Skeptics Podcast Episode 10 – Wild and Wacky Weather Wonders

Originally broadcast February 22, 2014! Hit “Read More” for the ridiculously comprehensive show notes. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Irreverent Skeptics Podcast Episode 9 – A Straw-Man Army

Back in February, we discussed the debate between Bill Nye the Science Guy and Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis on the subject: Is Creation a Viable Model of Origins in Today’s Modern Scientific Era? The debate was… interesting. Revealing. Frustrating….

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Irreverent Skeptics Podcast Episode 8 – Bizarre and/or Amazing Psychology

Another long-awaited episode! We’re only just over two months behind on this one… Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Irreverent Skeptics Podcast Episode 7 – Gun Control

Originally aired live January 18, 2014… this episode was a long time coming! Today we discuss the pros and cons of gun ownership and gun control, and a bit of history on how gun laws have changed. Sorry, everyone not…

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Irreverent Skeptics Podcast Episode 6 – Ancient Aliens

Drake equation A thought experiment on the variables of the chance of intelligent life in the universe Variables are: the average rate of star formation in our galaxy the fraction of those stars that have planets the average number of…

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Irreverent Skeptics Podcast Episode 5 – Pajama Party

Sleep What is sleep? – From healthysleep.med.harvard.edu: “We all have at least a vague notion of what sleep is, but that doesn’t mean that defining this mysterious part of our lives is simple. After all, detailed analysis of our own…

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