This week on the Virtual Skeptics
- Eve validates a plague of Egypt;
- And Tim and Deepak and Mehmet – oh my!
What name in our final credit roll has been WRONG every time we’ve said it? (Spoiler below)
Brian’s segment (at 4:24)
Self-assembling furniture can possibly be a bad idea. http://www.wired.com/2014/06/self-assembling-robots-can-create-furniture-on-demand/
Tim’s segment (at 16:44)
The FTC action about Green Coffee Beans: http://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2014/05/ftc-charges-green-coffee-bean-sellers-deceiving-consumers-through
Here’s one of the Dr. Oz segments where he claims to go after the scammers.
Coverage of Dr Oz’s testimony: http://consumerist.com/2014/06/17/dr-oz-grilled-by-senator-over-miracle-weight-loss-claims/
Most of the quotes from Deepak come from this video:
My History & Relationship with Militant Atheists & Skeptics – Ask Deepak (31 very tedious minutes)
Deepak’s video about The Amazing Meeting is here (only 7 minutes).
Eve’s segment (at 39:12)
LiveScience: Remains of “End of the World” Epidemic Found in Egypt http://www.livescience.com/46335-remains-of-ancient-egypt-epidemic-found.html
#TAM2014 is coming in 3 weeks. The program for Rising stars of skepticism is still running at: http://risingstar.saramayhew.com/
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