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Episode Info: Massimo Pigliucci’s reflections on skepticism, video game and alzheimer’s link, spider rain, right to know – phone radiation, vitamin D deficiency, trumpet sounds in the sky, satanic panic convictions overturned, myths about monsanto, outro. https://scientiasalon.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/reflections-on-the-skeptic-and-atheist-movements/ http://doubtfulnews.com/2015/05/another-video-games-are-dangerous-story-this-time-misleading-about-alzheimers/ http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/05/19/the-science-behind-australias-spooky-spider-rain/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericmack/2015/05/18/is-that-ufo-exhaust-or-is-it-raining-spiders-in-australia/ http://doubtfulnews.com/2015/05/right-to-know-law-is-ignorant/ http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-18/vitamin-d-benefit-claims-limited-evidence-rearchers-say/6476974 http://www.heraldsun.com.au/technology/videos-capture-strange-trumpet-sounds-coming-from-the-sky-experts-cant-say-exactly-what-it-is/story-fnjww4h3-1227360015026 2011 review by David Hill, Scientist Emeritus of US Geological Survey of potential causes: http://www.seismosoc.org/publications/SRL/SRL_82/srl_82-5_op/hill_op.html Plainer english coverage from BBC: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20141202-mystery-booms-whats-the-cause http://doubtfulnews.com/2015/05/why-would-a-picture-of-shakespeare-be-in-a-botany-book/ http://www.iflscience.com/aliens-are-probably-size-bears http://arxiv.org/pdf/1503.07804v1.pdf http://doubtfulnews.com/2015/05/the-kellers-wrongful-conviction-overturned-thats-not-enough/ http://paulharrisonline.blogspot.com/2014/09/elizabeth-loftus-creates-false-memories.html http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/24/tens-of-thousands-march-worldwide-against-monsanto-and-gm-crops?CMP=soc_567 http://www.brisbaneskeptics.org/ http://traffic.libsyn.com/skepticallychallenged/Skeptically-Challenged-2015-05-24.mp3
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