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Belief in Astrology Predicted by Narcissism and Lower Intelligence

Narcissism and a lack of intelligence predicts one's belief in Astrology. Who'd have guessed? (Not the horoscope section, that's for sure.)

TransHuman: Your No BS guide to Laurel Hubbard and the Olympics

I am going to regret writing this. I already know and accept that. There is no way to touch upon this issue without really pissing...

German Anti-Lockdown Protest Leader Catches Covid and Dies

Man who played a leading role in a German anti-lockdown protest is put on artificial ventilation 8 days later, and dies.

Covid Denialist Physician Steven LaTulippe Stripped of License

The Oregon physician who bragged about not wearing masks in his office is no longer a physician in Oregon.

No, the “Danish Study” Doesn’t Say What Anti-Maskers Claim

Misrepresenting the findings of a scientific paper should earn you a swift kick in your gonads. We volunteer as tributes.

Is solar really the cheapest energy source in history?

News is going around that solar energy is the cheapest energy source in history. That may not be entirely correct...

Microaggressions and Nematodes: The Scientific Worm Community Goes Karen Over a Joke

Save your face by sitting on your palms while reading this. Scroll with your feet or something.

Here’s Why Conspiracy Theorists Won’t Follow Public Health Guidelines

The saddest thing about a conspiracy mindset is the part where imagining everyone is out to get you implies your life matters to someone else.

Scientific Proof Why You Shouldn’t Text Unsolicited Pics of your Junk, Creep-o

If the fates of the Harvey Weinsteins and Louis C.K.s of the world didn't convince you, maybe Science will.

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38 The Fentanyl Panic and Law Enforcement

Is the drug Fentanyl dangerous? Yes. Does it cause immediate convulsions on skin contact? No. Do people have an incentive to BS the public? Listen to find out.

37 The Problem of Sexual Predators in the Martial Arts

The world of martial arts has a persistent, significant problem with sexual predators, particularly those who work their way into positions of authority as instructors and coaches. William Murphy, PhD, a third-degree Brazilian Jiujitsu black belt and instructor, comes on the show to discuss how this problem can be addressed, and the professional ethics involved in being an instructor.

36 – DMT and Psychedelics Without the BS

The podcast world (especially the bro-sphere) is overrun with ridiculous misinformation and BS about DMT and psychedelics in particular. We bring on an expert in the industry to discuss what is really going on, and why no, you're not seeing interdimensional space elves you dork.

Why Cops Need to Train Better – Physical Management Techniques and Law Enforcement

Regardless of whether or not you think "All Cops Are Bastards", most cops are Bad at Grappling.