In this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else, Greg Christensen concludes his discussion of the science of zombies and the coming zombie apocalypse with Jeff Olsson and Robert Shindler. Also on this episode, Jeff Olsson interviews Ashley Hamer, Jamie Bernstein, and Katie Hovani of Women Thinking, Inc. and Tim Medham and Maynard of the Australian Skeptics.
In this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else, Greg Christensen discusses the science of zombies and the coming zombie apocalypse with Jeff Olsson, Robert Shindler, and Gem Newman.
Links: Near Death Experience Expert Arrested for Torture | Pundit Advocates “Underground Railroad” to Kidnap Children of Gay Parents | Zach Wahls: Why I’m Defending My Two Moms | When Zombies Attack!: Mathematical Modelling of an Outbreak of Zombie Infection | 7 Scientific Reasons a Zombie Outbreak Would Fail (Quickly) | 5 Scientific Reasons a Zombie Apocalypse Could Actually Happen | CDC Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse (Blog, Graphic Novel) | Toxoplasmosis | Miami Cannibal Wasn’t on “Bath Salts” | Skeptoid: The Haitian Zombies
In this episode of Life, the Universe & Everything Else, Gem Newman is joined by panellists Richelle McCullough, Javier Hernandez-Melgar, and Ashlyn Noble to discuss the way scientists, skeptics, and atheists are portrayed in fiction.
Links: TEDxManitoba: Curiosity Didn’t Kill the Cat (Gem Newman) | SkeptiCamp Winnipeg: Science & Media: A Love Story (Richelle McCullough) | Pediatricians in Canada Discharging Unvaccinated Children | Quebec Woman Sues Osteopath After Arm Amputated | Osteopathy | Osteopathic Medicine | Osteology | Highly Religious People Are Less Motivated by Compassion | Dinosaurs Roar to Life at the Manitoba Museum | The Transit of Venus on June 5th at the University of Manitoba | The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales (Oliver Sacks) | The Wheel of Time (Robert Jordan) | The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (Robert A. Heinlein) | My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic “Feeling Pinkie Keen” | The Hollywood Atheist | The Flat-Earth Atheist | Agent Scully | Straw Vulcan | Skepticon 4: The Straw Vulcan (Julia Galef)
Correction: Near the end of the episode, I mention that the main character in Cosmos is an atheist. While I suppose that may technically be true, I meant to refer to Contact.