Episode #739

News Items

  • Storm Area 51
  • Hurricane Dorian
  • Australopithecus anamensis
  • Human Effects on the Environment
  • Genome Wide Association Study of Same Sex Behavior
  • Pluto Is Still Not a Planet
              • Science or Fiction

                • Item #1 Fiction

                  The pink dragon millipede spits flammable liquid onto its prey, which in the hot sun may actually combust.

                • Item #2 Science

                  The ruby seadragon uses its bright red color as camouflage.

                • Item #3 Science

                  The blue dragon sea slug spends most of its life floating upside down on the ocean surface, it feeds on Portuguese man o’ wars, and steels their venom for their own defence.

                Skeptical Quote of the Week

                ‘Even the most outspoken of the critics must admit that long before we had print and film media to ‘spread the word,’ mankind was engaged in all forms of curel and despicable behavior. To attribute war, kiling, and violence to film, TV, and role-play games is to fly in the face of thousands of years of recorded history.’ - Gary Gygax