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Skeptics with a K is the podcast for science, reason and critical thinking from the Merseyside Skeptics Society.

Skeptics with a K is the podcast for science, reason and critical thinking from the Merseyside Skeptics Society.
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Skeptics with a K is the podcast for science, reason and critical thinking from the Merseyside Skeptics Society.

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English


Episodes

Skeptics with a K: Episode #233

9/20/2018
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In this special episode of Skeptics with a K, Marsh and Alice talk about Good Thinking Society’s in-depth new research into crowd-funded cancer treatments, recently published in the British Medical Journal. And Mike talks about going to the cat cafe.

Duration:01:10:48

Skeptics with a K: Episode #232

9/6/2018
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Zapping cancer, 3000 gallstones, CAR T-cell therapy, and Get Carter. Plus parasites, immunotherapy, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, and the resonant frequency of dead flukes. Showing some promise, it’s Skeptics with a K. If you want to volunteer to help at QED, visit qedcon.org/volunteers. To give your nomination for the Skeptic Magazine […]

Duration:01:12:01

Skeptics with a K: Episode #231

8/23/2018
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Plastic-free July, red aspirin, homeopathy funding, and varicose veins. Plus Joe Pesci, hypnotic medicine, killing turtles, and tea bag stitching. Burying the lede, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Duration:01:18:42

Skeptics with a K: Episode #230

8/9/2018
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Celebrity Big Brother, psychic venues, and the benefits of Green Tea. Plus potato superpowers, police boxes, injured feet, and orthogonal air. Making classic tea from a shrub, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Duration:01:07:03

Skeptics with a K: Episode #229

7/26/2018
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New York City, hunting unicorns, tangible goals, and what happened at NECSS. Plus attentive moths, relationship ladders, the Impossible Burger, and consensual non-monogamy. With love springing forth endlessly from our hearts, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Duration:01:24:28

Skeptics with a K: Episode #228

7/12/2018
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Walking on the beach, grounding rods, hot ankles, and the Monkey. Plus electric blankets, cheap shirts, screen recordings, and plane wi-fi. Covertly listening through your phone, it’s Skeptics with a K. There are fewer than fifty tickets for the final QED of this decade remaining! Get yours now at qedcon.org.

Duration:01:33:18

Skeptics with a K: Episode #227

6/28/2018
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High blood pressure, cannabinoids, days of the week, and high blood pressure. Plus complicated questions, sea lions, high blood pressure, and high blood pressure. More research needed, from Skeptics with a K. To get your tickets for the last QED of this decade, head over to qedcon.org.

Duration:01:13:29

Skeptics with a K: Episode #226

6/14/2018
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Aircraft with attitude, homeopathy prescriptions, twenty minutes walk, and flat planes. Plus Alice’s new job, arguable grounds, Mike’s Sega Mega Drive, and the Mighty Cheese. Listen to Marsh singing video game music in Skeptics with a K. Get your tickets for QED now, as they’re running out fast: qedcon.org!

Duration:01:18:53

Skeptics with a K: Episode #225

5/31/2018
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Debating Flat Earthers, placebo sleep, mountain walks, and long commutes. Plus serial addition, friendly physicists, controlling your data, and attracting crime. Wandering the streets of Birmingham whilst high, it’s Skeptics with a K. There is still time to donate to our sponsored walk, at justgiving.com/crowdfunding/merseysideskeptics-mss. And remember QED tickets are still available, get yours at […]

Duration:01:43:21

Skeptics with a K: Episode #224

5/17/2018
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In the last of our three epic specials, Marsh and Alice talk about the Cosmic Egg, a model of the universe presented at the Flat Earth Convention in Birmingham. If you want to donate to the Merseyside Skeptics Charity Walk, you can do through our Just Giving page.

Duration:01:34:28

Skeptics with a K: Episode #223

5/3/2018
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In this, the second of three epic special episodes of Skeptics with a K, Alice and Marsh talk about what happened when they attended the Flat Earth Convention in Birmingham, and why scientists should play more Pac-Man.

Duration:02:29:10

Skeptics with a K: Episode #222

4/19/2018
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In this special extended episode of Skeptics with a K, Mike, Marsh, and Alice are joined by special guests Emma and Laurie to discuss their trip to see professional conspiracy theorist and former sports broadcaster David Icke, at a live show in Liverpool*

Duration:02:08:43

Skeptics with a K: Episode #221

4/5/2018
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Classical conditioning, Irish referenda, lavender oil, and pro-life rhetoric. Plus Ophelia Cabs, blastocysts, and a visit to the farm. With the latest on QED 2018, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Duration:01:17:28

Skeptics with a K: Episode #220

3/22/2018
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Revitalising water, respiratory tract infections, homeopathy, and unnecessary antibiotics. Plus the Revenge of Frankenstein, hydrogen bonds, and mouth feel. Is this just nonsense? It’s Skeptics with a K.

Duration:01:02:49

Skeptics with a K: Episode #219

3/8/2018
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Acromial bone spurs, cancer awareness, pink beer, and adipocytes. Plus terracotta, physiotherapy, body shaming, and just air. Making you feel better without altering the underlying illness, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Duration:01:10:54

Skeptics with a K: Episode #218

2/22/2018
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Haitian pirates, ultra-processed foods, constipated cats, and Loose Women. Plus inappropriate cheering, disappointing celebrities, and the Lovely Eggs. Unknown in the domestic kitchen, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Duration:01:04:12

Skeptics with a K: Episode #217

2/8/2018
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Hershey’s Kisses, prostate cancer, facilitated communication, and e-cigarettes. Plus nicotine nitrosamines, High Tea, Reece’s Pieces, and Cat Deeley. What’s safer than burning leaves? It’s Skeptics with a K. If you’re interested in the charts Alice discussed on the show, we have links to the breast cancer mortality trends in women, breast cancer mortality by age […]

Duration:01:11:20

Skeptics with a K: Episode #216

1/25/2018
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Driving to Cornwall, marching through London, charging phones, and testing blood. Plus picturesque windows, false positives, microprocessors, and skeptical songs. If you want to support Britt Hermes in her legal battle, visit skeptics.com.au/britthermes.

Duration:01:14:57

Skeptics with a K: Episode #215

1/11/2018
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Parole hearings, NHS homeopathy, making tea, and the Murder Bus. Plus The Last Jedi spoilers, indeterminate sentences, and procedures of limited clinical effectiveness. Milking the space cow, it’s Skeptics with a K. If you need to skip through Emma’s discussion on sex offenders, skip to 42:15.

Duration:01:10:33

Skeptics with a K: Episode #214

12/28/2017
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In this special bonus episode of Skeptics with a K, Mike talks about acupuncture, Alice scoffs at five hundred people, and Marsh tries not to throw a baby out of the window. We hope you have a great Christmas break, and we’ll see you in 2018.

Duration:00:27:58