Episode #721

News Items

  • JAMA on Medical Misinformation
  • Thanos Apocalypse
  • Fake Gay Cure
              • Science or Fiction

                • Item #1 Science

                  There are 39 cities int eh world with teh name, ‘Bethlehem,’ 28 of them in the US.

                • Item #2 Fiction

                  The original Bethlehem in the Middle East has a mostly Christian population today but is under Israeli control.

                • Item #3 Science

                  Bethlehem, PA was founded on Christmas Eve 1741 by Davie Nitschmann and Count Nicholas von Zinzendorf.

                Skeptical Quote of the Week

                To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy – and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful. - Robert A. Heinlein