This week on Virtual Skeptics
– Bob becomes the Mahatma of Hugs;
– Eve is moving to a teeny-tiny highrise on Mars;
– Sharon decides everything in the news is a load of crap.
– and Tim is here.
Host Brian Gregory, with
Bob Blaskiewicz – CSI’s Conspiracy Guy web columnist, blogger for Skeptical Humanities and Swift Blog contributor
Eve Siebert – Editor and blogger at Skeptical Humanities
Sharon Hill – Editor of Doubtful News and author of the CSI’s Sounds Sciencey web column
Tim Farley – JREF fellow and creator of What’s the Harm.net and the Skeptical Software Tools blog
Special Guest: Sara Mayhew – Skeptical Mangaka, creator of “Legend of the Ztarr”, TED Fellow, and writer of the “There Are Four Lights” blog.
Brian: This week in the Robot Apocalypse: Special Edition!
Headless Kenshiro muscle-bot gets ripped at the gym
Who Owns TED:
The Original Reddit Post:
The original failed TEDx lineup (en espanol):
Response of the TED organizers:
Organize a TEDx event:
TEDx Rules for Speakers:
Enterprise Mission: Apartments on Mars
Enterprise Mission: Mars Apartments
NASA/JPL photo of “apartments”
The Emoluments of Mars: Hoagland confused about everything, including his own copyright
12-12-12 computer chaos (not)
Tim is speaking at SkepTech next April 5 and 6
Dead people are using Facebook from beyond the grave!
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