Episode #763

News Items

        Science or Fiction

        • Item #1 Fiction

          The name Sasquatch dervies from the First Nation name, Sasq’et, which did refer to a hairy wild man but by tradition was diminutive in size.

        • Item #2 Science

          The Pacific Northwest contains rainforests with the highest biomass density on Earth.

        • Item #3 Science

          Washington state has over 3,000 perennial ice and snow fields, including 186 named glaciers.

        Skeptical Quote of the Week.

        ‘The Seven Social Sins Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Religion without sacrifice. Politics without principle.’ - Frederick Lewis Donaldson