Episode #493

News Items

    Science or Fiction

    • Item #1 Science

      Scientist report the discover of spherical multicellular fissils that are 600 million years old and may be the oldest animal fossils.

    • Item #2 Fiction

      In 2003 paleontologists discovered a fossilized frog they named beelzebufo which was 80cm long and completely covered in spiked body armor.

    • Item #3 Science

      Scientists have discovered an amber fossil of a 100 million year old spider caught in the act of attacking a wasp.

    Skeptical Quote of the Week.

    “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves and wiser people so full of doubts.”- Bertrand Russell