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Did you study hard in science class? Neither did comics Aric and Levi. Regret Labs is their attempt to make up for lost time. In each episode they attempt to explain a scientific concept and then invite a guest expert to join them and tell them how very wrong they are. There’s learning, laughing, science, and redemption. You may get a better understanding of the world or you may just get entertained. But you wont regret listening.

Did you study hard in science class? Neither did comics Aric and Levi. Regret Labs is their attempt to make up for lost time. In each episode they attempt to explain a scientific concept and then invite a guest expert to join them and tell them how very wrong they are. There’s learning, laughing, science, and redemption. You may get a better understanding of the world or you may just get entertained. But you wont regret listening.
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Minneapolis, MN

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Did you study hard in science class? Neither did comics Aric and Levi. Regret Labs is their attempt to make up for lost time. In each episode they attempt to explain a scientific concept and then invite a guest expert to join them and tell them how very wrong they are. There’s learning, laughing, science, and redemption. You may get a better understanding of the world or you may just get entertained. But you wont regret listening.

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@regretlabs

Language:

English


Episodes

Dr Michelle LaRue on Science Communication | Regret Labs Episode: 8

4/15/2016
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In this episode of Regret Labs, Dr. LaRue talks about being a science communicator and what kind of expectations people have when they think about a “scientist.” She talks about ecology, climate, ecosystems, penguins and the relationship between intelligence and play. The post Dr Michelle LaRue on Science Communication | Regret Labs Episode: 8 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 01:10:21


Our New Co-host | Regret Labs: Mini Episode

2/8/2016
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Aric and Levi are super excited to welcome in the new co-host of Regret Labs, Maggie Ryan Sandford. Maggie writes about science and researches how humans learn about science. Also, she has produced work for TV and radio and writes fiction. She was also the first guest of this here podcast! In this mini ep, the gang get’s to know […] The post Our New Co-host | Regret Labs: Mini Episode appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 00:19:27


Extreme Weather with Kenny Blumenfeld | Regret Labs: Episode 7

2/1/2016
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Kenny Blumenfeld is a Senior Climatologist at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. He also works for Hennepin County Emergency Management, gives public scientific storytelling performances and helped make the documentary “The Story of Winter.” With Kenny’s help, Aric and Levi get at the complex scientific question, what is weather? Kenny explains why severe weather […] The post Extreme Weather with Kenny Blumenfeld | Regret Labs: Episode 7 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast...

Duration: 01:12:13


Pitch Perception

11/2/2015
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Musician Adam Svec of the band Camp Dark joins Aric and Levi to teach them about pitch perception and hearing. They also get to the bottom of some deep truths about Ghostbusters 2 and learn what some medical cadavers are used for. The post Pitch Perception | Regret Labs: Episode 6 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 01:25:27


Mirror MIR | Regret Labs: Mini Episode

8/18/2015
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Levi and Aric return after seven some months of absense! They take and discuss a short science quiz from the Mirror UK. The post Mirror MIR | Regret Labs: Mini Episode appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 00:12:17


Foodborne Illness

11/24/2014
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Just in time for Thanksgiving, otherwise known as Undercooked Turkey Day, Regret Labs and food scientist Lainey Black take you through the wonderful world of foodborne illness and food poisoning. Learn all about why you shouldn't eat sprouts, what kind of diarrhea E. coli 157 will give you, why everyone in on a cruise ship is getting the norovirus, how to summon the elder god of shiga toxin, and why none of the antics in Dumb and Dumber are considered food poisoning. The post Foodborne...

Duration: 00:59:13


Mini Episode: State of the Podcast

10/29/2014
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With a few episodes under their belt, Levi and Aric take a look back at their podcast experiment and see how things are working so far. The post State of the Podcast | Regret Labs: Mini Episode appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 00:21:06


Chemistry

10/13/2014
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Brad Hauser teaches us all about chemistry, metal-organic frameworks, and windowless white vans on this Regret Labs podcast episode. In fact, have you ever spent time wondering how black light posters work? Or glow in the dark stickers? Or why gold is such a good conductor of electricity? You can stop wondering! That, and how Grey Poupon is like electrons, are all discussed! The post Chemistry | Regret Labs: Episode 4 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 01:00:20


Mini Episode: Misused Scientific Words

7/21/2014
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Many scientific terms have very specific meanings, but are misused in everyday life. io9 put out a wonderful article titled 10 Scientific Ideas That Scientists Wish You Would Stop Misusing last month. Aric and Levi though they should try their hand at defining the terms in the article before reading it. The post Misused Scientific Words | Regret Labs: Mini Episode appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 00:31:04


Climate Change

7/7/2014
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Greg Laden stops by the Regret Labs podcast to teach Aric and Levi about climate change. The information is equal parts terrifying and enlightening, because (spoiler alert) things don’t look good. But also, we are not helpless in making change to improve the situation. The post Climate Change | Regret Labs: Episode 3 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 01:10:21


9th Grade Biological Diversity Test | Regret Labs: Mini Episode

6/16/2014
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On this less special (because now it’s a regular thing instead of a surprise) mini episode of the Regret Labs podcast, Aric and Levi take a Canadian 9th grade test on biological diversity and share their answers and frustrations with you. The post 9th Grade Biological Diversity Test | Regret Labs: Mini Episode appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 00:23:38


Physics | Regret Labs: Episode 2

6/2/2014
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In the second episode of the Regret Labs podcast, hosts Aric McKeown and Levi Weinhagen speak with Matt Kuzma about physics. And Back to the Future 3. But mostly about physics. Particles of light, the inverse square law, and what your eyes and ears do with the waves that interact with them are all gone over with a wide tooth comb. The post Physics | Regret Labs: Episode 2 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 01:05:36


9th Grade Science Test | Regret Labs: Mini Episode

5/21/2014
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On this special mini episode of the Regret Labs podcast, Aric and Levi take a 9th grade science test and share their results. If you’d like to compare your results to theirs, you can take the same test at the Peel District School Board website. The post 9th Grade Science Test | Regret Labs: Mini Episode appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 00:10:06


Science | Regret Labs: Episode 1

5/4/2014
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This episode, Aric and Levi are joined by Maggie Ryan Sanford to discuss science at its most fundamental level. Before they can explore more difficult topics like physics and biology, the basics of what science is and is not need to be established. Tides, dolphins, and how not to be a foley artist are also explored. The post Science | Regret Labs: Episode 1 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network.

Duration: 01:19:17