This week on the Virtual Skeptics
- Bob goes clear;
- Eve tells headline writers, “All that sloshes is not Atlantis”;
- Sharon finds Bigfoot—in the classroom!;
- and Tim disappears.
This is the Virtual Skeptics; A hour of discussion of the latest interesting skeptical news bits. “It’s like Meet the Press, but with chupacabras”
Weekly, Wednesday, 8pm ET – Google+ Hangout ON AIR
(Show notes and links below)
This Week’s Panel
- Bob Blaskiewicz – CSI’s Conspiracy Guy web columnist, blogger for Skeptical Humanities and Swift Blog contributor
- Eve Siebert – Editor and blogger at Skeptical Humanities and contributor to Skepticality
- Sharon Hill – Editor of Doubtful News and author of the CSI’s Sounds Sciencey web column
- And instead of Tim Farley, who is doing “work,” we welcome our special guest Ben Radford- Research Fellow with the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Manging editor of Skeptical Inquirer Magazine, investigator, chupacabra slayer, columnist for Discovery News, MonsterTalk co-host, author or co-author of six books, blah blah blah…..
- Brian Gregory – Host
The Bunker saga play-by-play:
Tony Ortega breaks the Photoshop story:
Buy The Commissar Vanishes! And get one for Bob, who doesn’t own a copy!
Doubtful News: A piece of 100 million year old land is not ANYTHING like Atlantis
The Telegraph: Brazilian “Atlantis” Found
LiveScience: Amazing Lost “Atlantis” Survives beneath English Sea
LiveScience. England’s Atlantis: Images of a Lost Medieval Town
University of Southampton: Secret streets of Britain’s Atlantis revealed
Guardian: Archaeologists map lost medieval Suffolk town of Dunwich under the sea
BBC: Dunwich underwater images show “Britain’s Atlantis”
Time Team: The Drowned Town (or, Baldrick Does Archaeology)
David Sear, et al. Dunwich Project 5883: Final Report
Bigfoot in science class – that’s a problem
‘Dead’ Man Walks Again … But Why?
How Psychics Play the Odds and Still Lose
Brian’s Robot links:
Makr Skakr robotic bartender revealed today at Google I/O
SENSEable City Laboratory
Sharon has a new post out on The Huffington Post this week.
And Sharon is doing a workshop called “I Doubt That” at JREF Hollywood headquarters June 2nd. fb.me/1MXSMTZ46
The Virtual Skeptics is an independent production of Doubtful News, WhatsTheHarm.net, Skeptical Humanities, and Brian Gregory. Our logo was designed by Sara Mayhew at SaraMayhew.com. Our theme music is by Tremor and is used with permission.