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24: Sexism in Science

6/17/2018
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We return this week with an episode on sexism and gender issues within science, power dynamics in graduate school, and an interview with reporter Micah Emmel-Duke on his reporting on University of Minnesota sexism claims.

Duration:01:42:35

23: Marijuana Myths 2

6/5/2018
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The final episode in our series on some of the myths of Marijuana! Is it bad for you? Can it cure cancer? Does it even stop pain? Find out on this week's episode!

Duration:01:02:57

22: Bonus episode: Semi Intellectual Musings

6/1/2018
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This episode Chris talks anthropology and sociology with the hosts of one of our favorite podcasts, the Semi Intellectual Musings podcast! Go check them out! https://thesim.podbean.com/

Duration:01:15:20

21: Marijuana Myths Part 1

5/27/2018
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Continuing our series on episodes that start with the letter M, Chris and Marie introduce Marijuana myths, both those that say its amazingly healthy and those that say its the devil's lettuce. Where did these myths start, is there any truth to them, and can CBD Oil really cure cancer like all those mommy blogs say? Find out in this series!

Duration:00:57:52

20: Military Industrial Complex Part 3: Police!

5/13/2018
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Listen in as Chris and Marie talk to a listener and police officer about police militarization, the use of force, and how it relates to real military service!

Duration:01:01:10

19: Military Industrial Complex Part 1: Golden State Boogaloo

5/6/2018
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Is your DNA a piece of your private information? What if you upload it online for free? Could George Orwell have predicted such ridiculous lack of care about personal identity? Or is it all fine in the name of the march forward of science? Find out on this weeks episode, as we delve into the philosophy and ethics of DNA forensics surrounding the Golden State Killer case.

Duration:01:16:14

18: Military Industrial Complex Part 1

4/29/2018
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Is there a military industrial complex that we should be afraid of? How does the science of war get going, and can the government control it? Are there any truths in the warnings of President Eisenhower? Find out on this weeks episode!

Duration:01:18:57

17: Haunted Paintings!

4/22/2018
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Can a painting be haunted? What is it about art that makes it so viable for this sort of scary story? Did WE find a haunted painting? Find out on this weeks episode!

Duration:01:05:29

13: The Color Blue

4/1/2018
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This week, we discuss the color Blue, its history, and its majesty. Did it exist before the Middle Ages? Or was everyone colorblind before then? Just what color was that frustrating dress, anyways? Find out on this weeks episode!

Duration:01:03:24

12: Neutron Stars and Dragons Egg

4/1/2018
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This episode we take a bold new direction for the shows format!

Duration:01:19:13

5: Winchester Mystery House

2/9/2018
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Why did the Winchester Mystery house never stop construction? What is Marie's favorite movie? Why should one not build without the input of an architect? How quickly can one podcast jump on a bandwagon?! Find out on this episode!

Duration:01:06:21

4: Magical Clothing Part 2!

2/1/2018
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Why are nipples so sinful? Whats the deal with fig leaves as clothing? And why is Marie a much more well read co-host than Chris? Find out on this weeks episode, as we delve further into the mythology of clothing and a quick side step towards the science of explosions!

Duration:01:08:50

3: Magical Clothing Part 1

1/24/2018
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You ever wish you had a pair of magic pants? An enchanted cummerbund? Well have we ever got a series for you! This episode we talk about the history and ideas of magical clothing, from the veneration of saintly vestments to the fairy tales of yore.

Duration:01:13:14

2: MUFON!

1/19/2018
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This episode join Chris and Marie as they talk about Chris's appointment as Director of Research for MUFON, the Mutual UFO Network!

Duration:01:02:22

1: Season Opener with The Dirty Bits Podcast

1/11/2018
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Want to hear some hilarious scientific stories, salacious details about your favorite physicist, and read about one of the most well known urology seminars ever? Then take a listen to this episode as Chris is joined by Tawny and George Platis of The Dirty Bits Podcast! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dirty-bits/id1231890102?mt=2

Duration:01:15:09

58: Roundtable 16: Mad Pleasing Terrors of Science!

12/7/2017
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This episode we are joined by the Host of Pleasing Terrors, one of the best podcasts around, to talk about the connection between Ghosts and Water, why Mike spent an evening locked in a haunted jail, Marie's fight or flight response, and what kind of nerd Chris was in high school. Come listen to us banter! http://darkmyths.org/portfolio/pleasing-terrors/

Duration:01:31:56

57: Episode 33: High Fructose Corn Syrup

12/2/2017
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Is High Fructose bad for you? What the hell is a fructose? How do we make it? And is it making us fat and cancerous? Find out on this weeks episode!

Duration:00:41:19

56: Episode 32: Nanotechnology

11/23/2017
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After all that turkey and stuffing, lets settle around the old podcast playing device and learn about Nanotechnology with Chris and TJ from Pints and Puzzles! What is a nanometer? What kind of advances can we expect with nanotechnology in medicine, energy, and pollution control? What the heck did Chris get his PhD in anyways? Come find out on this special Thanksgiving Episode!

Duration:01:18:50

55: Roundtable 15: The Prisoner

11/14/2017
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The Prisoner is one of the most important science fiction shows of all time, and in this Roundtable we talk all about the show, its importance to science fiction, and its philosophical overtones. We also give a shoutout to the Lets Not Meet podcast: https://www.letsnotmeetpodcast.com/

Duration:01:14:43

54: Mad Blurry Halloween Photos!

10/31/2017
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http://www.blurryphotos.org/ This episode we are joined by Flora from Blurry Photos, one of our favorite podcasts, to talk about our greatest fears! And containing music by Amazing Transparent Man!

Duration:01:13:27