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Deconstructing social media memes and sorting fact from fiction.

Deconstructing social media memes and sorting fact from fiction.
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Australia

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Deconstructing social media memes and sorting fact from fiction.

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@thebunkpod

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English

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The Bunk Episode 9: Merry Mithmas

12/28/2017
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Yes, it's Mithmas, not Mythmas! Support the show on Patreon Facebook Twitter Aron Ra on Patheos Aron Ra on Youtube Article: Dogs are smarter than cats Reference: Gerhard Roth, Ursula Dicke, Evolution of the brain and intelligence, In Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Volume 9, Issue 5, 2005, Pages 250-257, ISSN 1364-6613, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2005.03.005. Reference: Vitale Shreve, K.R. & Udell, What’s inside your cat’s head? A review of cat (Felis silvestris catus) cognition...

Duration: 01:27:46


The Bunk Episode 8: The Birds and the Bats (With Jake Farr-Wharton)

12/18/2017
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Support the show on Patreon iFriends show iFriends show patreon Corrections: Head Transplant: While the adhesive used in the head transplant procedure is novel, the procedure was a "dress rehearsal" for a live transplant. Head Transplant: Robert J. White conducted the first successful monkey head transplant in 1970. The monkey was paralysed and lived for 9 days. Japenese Human Meat: The original April Fool's article was in English. A Spanish Spoof site later modified the story on...

Duration: 01:05:01


Episode 8 Preview: Swearing

12/18/2017
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A short preview for Episode 8 of The Bunk, with Jake Farr-Wharton

Duration: 00:04:14


The Bunk Episode 7: Don't Budgen (With Noah Lugeons)

12/4/2017
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Subscribe on Patreon Please check out these fine podcasts The Scathing Atheist God Awful Movies The Skepticrat Citation Needed Cancer runs away from garlic (The original is now gone, but this one has the same caption, but the audio has been removed) Washington State University Neuroscience for Kids Children and Brain Development: What We Know About How Children Learn (University of Maine) Ileana L. Hanganu-Opatz, Between molecules and experience: Role of early patterns of...

Duration: 01:17:44


The Bunk Episode 6: And We're Back!

11/29/2017
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Correction: The HPV vaccine can prevent the cause of 70% of cervical cancers, not 96%. See citations below. Subscribe to Patreon! Mentioned podcasts to listen to Cognitive Dissonance Citation Needed God Awful Movies The Scathing Atheist The Skepticrat Skeptics Guide to the Universe Talk Nerdy The Herd Mentality The Thinking Atheist Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gets kicked out of India! Original Claim Older version of this article Reuters Article Economic Times of...

Duration: 00:55:36


Episode 5: 100% Nambian Covfefe

9/25/2017
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thebunk.com.au patreon.com/thebunk thebunk.libsyn.com Show Notes Introduction The case of the $13 million comma and why grammarians are rejoicing Psychic Vampire Repellent Psychic Vampire (Wikipedia) 11 Satanic Rules of the Earth (Church of Satan) 9 Satanic Sins (Church of Satan) Satanic Monument for the Oklahoma Courthouse Psychic Vampire Repellent (Goop) Guess Who's Now Selling A "Psychic Vampire Repellent" | IFLScience How to make a gem elixir OSCAR the modular...

Duration: 01:15:23


Episode 4: Andrew Wakefield

9/19/2017
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Since Lucy was away this week, I decided to do more of a documentary format with the show, looking at the history of Andrew Wakefield's involvement in the genesis of the anti-vaccine movement. This is not supposed to be a rebuttal of the anti-vaccine movement, it is not meant to be a defence of vaccines. I do not go into studies that disprove the claims against vaccines, this is merely a look at the controversy that began the push against vaccines, and how it holds up (or doesn't) against...

Duration: 00:46:58


Episode 3: Nazi Vampire Fish

9/2/2017
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All The Food is Poison | Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! | Adult Swim Show Notes Anti marriage equality poster Anti-gay poster iron march D. Paul Sullins, “Invisible victims: delayed onset depression among adults with same-sex parents,” Depression Research and Treatment, vol. 2016, Article ID 2410392, 8 pages, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/2410392. Frank, Nathaniel. "Comment on “Invisible Victims: Delayed Onset Depression among Adults with Same-Sex Parents”." Depression research...

Duration: 01:03:03


Episode 2: Cadmi-Yum

8/31/2017
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Show Notes Introduction Sodium/potassium pump (Wikipedia) Recovery from soy sauce overdose Suicide by soy sauce case study 1 Suicide by soy sauce case study 2 Simethicone Ionizing radiation (Wikipedia) UV Radiation (Wikipedia) Avogadro's Number (Wikipedia) Uranium (Wikipedia) The Scientists who pee plutonium Japan prepares for release of tritium from Fukushima plant Reducing Risk at Fukushima Dai-ichi NPS Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster (Wikipedia) Fukushima Daini Power...

Duration: 01:32:50


Episode 1

8/17/2017
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Episode 1: Radio-Active Show Notes Introduction: The Satanic Bible, Anton LaVey, 1969 Avon Books ISBN 978-0-380-01539-9 Miyazaki, Y. & DeFronzo, R. A. Visceral fat dominant distribution in male type 2 diabetic patients is closely related to hepatic insulin resistance, irrespective of body type. Cardiovasc. Diabetol. 8, 44 (2009). Nuñez, C. et al. Bioimpedance analysis: evaluation of leg-to-leg system based on pressure contact footpad electrodes. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 29, 524—531...

Duration: 01:37:25