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We have a roundtable style talk show that we discuss topics of the day from a critical thinking point of view. We have 15 episodes at this point.

We have a roundtable style talk show that we discuss topics of the day from a critical thinking point of view. We have 15 episodes at this point.
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United States

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We have a roundtable style talk show that we discuss topics of the day from a critical thinking point of view. We have 15 episodes at this point.

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English

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717-319-8635


Episodes

39: Tabloids and Tropes

4/22/2018
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Why is January lasting until Mid-April? https://www.simplemost.com/weathermans-rant-about-cold-april-weather-viral/ https://weather.com/storms/winter/news/2018-04-16-record-cold-snow-first-half-april A raccoon is not a tiger https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Tiger-Manhattan-Raccoon-479512193.html Sandy Hook parents sue Alex Jones https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/17/603223968/sandy-hook-parents-sue-conspiracy-theorist-alex-jones-over-claim-shooting-was-fa Viral Monster...

Duration:01:02:01

38: The Danger Is Overblown

4/8/2018
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Mad Mike’s Rocket launch https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2018/03/25/an-amateur-rocket-maker-finally-launched-himself-off-earth-now-to-prove-its-flat/?utm_term=.15c860b9d5f5 Atacama blow up https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/28/science/atacama-mummy-chile.html https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/03/dna-proves-alien-is-actually-a-girl-so-who-was-she/556625/ Dinosaur footprints found in Skye, Scotland...

Duration:01:04:32

37: STEVE is Octarine

3/25/2018
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News Updates: Bigfoot lawsuit dismissed. https://www.sbsun.com/2018/03/20/california-womans-bigfoot-is-real-lawsuit-has-been-dismissed-for-now/ Videos from TTS not released by DOD and no records exist. http://www.theblackvault.com/casefiles/to-the-stars-academy-of-arts-science-tom-delonge-and-the-secret-dod-ufo-research-program/# http://badufos.blogspot.com/2018/03/to-stars-releases-another-video-and.html Alien mummies mix of looted body parts....

Duration:01:05:58

36: Jonesing for the Apocalypse

3/11/2018
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Mysterious flying things over Milwaukee http://fox6now.com/2018/02/28/what-in-the-world-eerie-scene-over-downtown-milwaukee-captured-on-camera/ https://www.metabunk.org/explained-mysterious-lights-over-milwaukee-seagulls-night-exposure-trails.t9548/ Ball lightning and skyrmions https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/ball-lightning-on-a-quantum-scale http://www.sci-news.com/physics/shankar-skyrmion-05783.html Alex Jones, YouTube and free speech...

Duration:01:02:39

35: That's not how this works

2/25/2018
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Topics covered in this episode's news chat: Cuban diplomat medical study https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2673168 https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2673164 https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/its-catching/201802/major-new-study-sonic-attack-is-alarmingly-inaccurate Windsor hum https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/19/world/canada/windsor-hum.html http://doubtfulnews.com/2014/05/windsor-hum-is-coming-from-zug-island-michigan-says-canadian-report/ Mysterious wind...

Duration:01:00:34

34: Credible vs the Un-credible

2/11/2018
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Fulshear Fish Fall: Interview with Paul Cropper Head to this facebook page to see the pictures and details https://www.facebook.com/groups/GroupOfFort/permalink/1833776086654219/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/GroupOfFort/permalink/1852644884767339/ Shower rat isn’t a rat or taking a shower http://www.newsweek.com/viral-shower-rat-video-not-what-we-think-starters-its-not-rat-794526 https://gizmodo.com/the-shower-rat-is-very-obviously-not-cleaning-itself-1822508231 Real pacarana...

Duration:01:02:36

33: Anomaly porn

1/28/2018
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This episode we examine several recent cases of overreacting to excessive drama over anomalies including so-called paranormal incidents and natural disasters. In the mailbox, a woman says she is being haunted but, as usual, the evidence is really mundane. Also, we discuss an incident of fish falling with sleet in Texas, a "UFO" crater in Mexico, the upcoming super blue blood moon, the volcanic and earthquake activity of the week and the Doomsdale clock. Lame ghost “evidence” in the UK...

Duration:01:03:18

32: WeirdShitology with Jeb Card

1/14/2018
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Interview with Jeb Card (Archaeological Fantasies podcast) on the US secret UFO investigation program and how it reveals a deeper connection to consciousness and a paranormal unifying theory. Links No sonic weapon: https://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2018/01/09/576866154/what-harmed-u-s-diplomats-in-cuba-the-mystery-continues https://apnews.com/37deffe6a9ad408abc5a1a0277056d90/Tillerson-tells-AP-Cuba-still-risky;-FBI-doubts-sonic-attack Pentagon UFO program:...

Duration:01:31:45

31: Put some feathers on those dinosaurs

12/17/2017
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We have an update on two previous stories then we have a bit of a theme going regarding new fossil finds and the distinction between dinosaurs and birds and report on thylacine DNA and the Pope's personification of Satan ideas. See full show notes and comment at DoubtfulNews.com Buy Sharon's book "Scientifical Americans" in paperback or on Kindle.

Duration:01:09:15

30: Bear with us, Yeti again

12/3/2017
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This episode revisits the Bigfoot naming circus and discusses the latest news on the identity of the Yeti. Flat earth testing is delayed and pointless, nonetheless. We also discuss "scientism" and how the real news gets corrupted under the barrage of crazy tweets.

Duration:01:01:18

27: It's not right, it's surrealism

10/22/2017
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Jumping right into news of the same silly TV schtick being sold to audiences, what paranormal beliefs are popular with Americans today, two former rock stars now exist at the fringes, and DNA test failed a psychic who thought she was the offspring of a famous painter. Caution: Some people might find the sounds a bit annoying... maybe brain damaging.

Duration:01:00:34

26: Stand me up at the gates of Hell

10/8/2017
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We dive into the credibility factor of news media today: Why did they get Tom Petty's death wrong? Is YouTube liable for the False Flag narratives on their site? Why did a local news station report a stupid story about dancing monkeys? But seriously, our opinions and policies ought to be based on logic and evidence, but they rarely are. The Cuban sonic weapon claim is a perfect example of that and it won't go away or resolve. We also examine the Wendigo/Windigo creature of Native folklore...

Duration:01:08:39

25: A Spray a Day Keeps Monsters Away

9/24/2017
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We update you on some news stories and kick around the credibility factor of some new news like the latest failed "end of the world" prediction, the Hurricane Harvey mystery creature, and the "Viking Warrior Woman" DNA results. But we are truly mist-ified by these new sprays that say they do extraordinary things. We conclude with an exclusive chat between Sharon, Jeb Card, and Blake Smith about what we observed at CryptidCon 2017. Check out full show notes at doubtfulnews.com

Duration:01:27:13

22: We’re not saying they made this stuff up but…

8/13/2017
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There are a whole lot of shenanigans to call out on this episode. We have a special commentary by Jeb Card about the spooky stuff in association with Hopkinsville, Kentucky and the upcoming eclipse. Listen to get a primer for what might be popular in the media from now until then. Torkel and I discuss an update of the Seth Rich story (a Fox News manufactroversy), a fatal attempt to find a buried treasure of dubious origin, a tactic to discredit skeptics on Facebook, the framing and filming...

Duration:01:01:33

20: A Mummy Bundle of BS

7/2/2017
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Special Guest - Dr. Jeb Card News chat: 70th anniversary of Kenneth Arnold flying saucers Anonymous alien life announcement GOOPy healing stickers debunked by NASA Bullet in a Bible stories feed mistaken belief about stopping bullets Peruvian Alien Mummy hoax Full show notes available at http://doubtfulnews.com/2017/07/15-credibility-street-20-a-mummy-bundle-of-bs Music by CherryTeresa.com

Duration:01:09:34

19: Leaping to doubtful conclusions

6/18/2017
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News items discussed this week: T. Rex is not a big feathered turkey, but… here’s a lesson in bad science writing. Was there an ape swinging through the trees in La Crescenta, California? Why do people jump to extreme conclusions from so little evidence? Three new Spooky Geology posts are up: the London Hammer, dead dinosaur stew, and lakes that exhale death. Check out SpookyGeology.com The harasser and attacker in Portland was a white supremacist. What did he mean by Hail, Vineland? In...

Duration:00:54:59

18: Crystal Clear Consideration of Claims

6/4/2017
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News items discussed this week: Crystal healing at Edith Cowan Uni in Australia Electrosensitivity UK makes doubtful claims. Conspiracy claims blossomed in the media regarding the death of Seth Rich. Featured discussion: Critical thinking education with special guest Brian Dunning of Skeptoid.com. Brian talks about his new movie, Principles of Curiosity and the Three C's to follow. See entire show notes and extras at http://doubtfulnews.com/2017/06/crystal-clear-consideration-of-claims/...

Duration:01:02:22

Episode #11: It's one louder.

2/26/2017
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Host: Sharon Hill With: Howard & Torkel Editor: Torkel Group Discussion: -New Mexico Senator has had enough with big foot funding -The latest on Burzynski’s Texas medical license -Philippine globster -The Bobs Vaccine Challenge Sharon Chats: -Sharon chats with Kenny Biddle about the Anomalies Research Society Doubtful News Episode Blog Post: http://doubtfulnews.com/2017/02/15-credibility-st-11-its-one-louder/ 15 Credibility Street is a production of Doubtful News www.DoubtfulNews.com...

Duration:01:09:50

Episode 10: Mind the Gap

2/11/2017
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Host: Sharon Hill With: Howard & Torkel Editor: Torkel Various and Sundry: Hans Rosling - In Memoriam CNN - help wanted to tackle fake news Sharon’s New Site: “Spooky Geology” Doubtful News status Group Discussion: “Beware The Slenderman” -Documentary Film Doubtful News Episode Blog Post: http://doubtfulnews.com/2017/02/15-credibility-st-10-minding-the-gap/ 15 Credibility Street is a production of Doubtful News www.DoubtfulNews.com www.SkepReview.com

Duration:00:59:07

Episode 9: I'm the only One.

1/28/2017
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Host: Howard Editor: Torkel Cameo: Sharon Hill Podcasts discussed: Be Reasonable Reality Check The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe Doubt News items: Tasmanian Tiger blurry photo Skittles Road Doubtful News Episode Blog Post: http://doubtfulnews.com/2017/01/im-the-only-one/ 15 Credibility Street is a production of Doubtful News www.DoubtfulNews.com www.SkepReview.com

Duration:00:23:22

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