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The CUSP Today 001: NZ Skeptics Conference 2015

This special edition podcast is a collaboration between The CUSP and Skepticism Today. Recorded at the 2015 NZ Skeptics Conference. Topics: The Nerd Degree, Vicki Hyde, Prof. Kim Socha, Dr. Shaun Holt, Dr. Siouxsie Wiles, Dr. Mike Joy, Dr. Douglas Campbell. Hosted by: Craig Shearer, Lisa Taylor, Mark Honeychurch, Siouxsie […]


Skepticism Today 010: The Quantum Trailblazer

Skepticism Today. Episode 10. Recorded Sunday, 12 April 2015. News. Herbalife. Be in home biz nz. Wikipedia. Quantum Trailblazer. Life Energy Designs. Wilhelm Reich. Solfeggio Frequencies. Religion in 60 Seconds. Bill Subritzky. Dove Ministries. Kiwi Scientist. Lucy Beatrice Moore. Wikipedia. Te Ara. The woman behind the naming of Lucy Moore […]


Skepticism Today 008: Those damn Sea Lions!

Skepticism Today. Episode 8. Recorded Saturday, 10 January 2015. News. Martin Crowe uses Sea Cucumber. New Zealand cricket legend Martin Crowe opens up about cancer fight. Martin Crowe using sea cucumber natural remedy to fight cancer. Online Petitions. I only subscribe to this: no more pointless e-petitions. Charlie Hebdo. Charlie […]


Skepticism Today 007: Fried Chicken, Anyone?

Skepticism Today. Episode 7. Recorded Saturday, 20 December 2014. News. Greenpeace activists vandalise Nasca lines. Greenpeace activists could face extradition over protest in Peru. New Zealander held for insulting Buddha. Kiwi held for ‘insulting’ Buddha image. Myanmar ‘Buddha insult’ trial: Men plead not guilty. Massey’s Chicken Wing. Giant golden chicken […]


Skepticism Today 006: Are dogs good drivers?

Skepticism Today. Episode 6. Recorded Sunday, 16 November 2014. News. Green Party Natural Health Portfolio. MP loses portfolio over Ebola petition. New Zealand political spokesperson for GE and more endorses homeopathy for Ebola. Pro GM EU Science Advisor. Researchers ‘appalled’ as EU chief scientist role is axed. Homeopaths sent to […]


Skepticism Today 005: Do Chemtrails Create Zombies?

Skepticism Today. Episode 005. Recorded Sunday, 28 September 2014 News. Scientists unveil ‘invisibility cloak’. BBC Articles on Invisibility Cloaks. Mindfulness in Schools. Calming’ lessons going ahead despite outrage. Editorial: Calming down Riversdale. Ebola victims become zombies. Ebola victims in African village ‘rise from the dead’ causing panic and fear among […]


Skepticism Today 004: You Can’t Measure it in the Same Way

Skepticism Today. Episode 004. Recorded Friday, 22 August 2014 Updates. MH370. Disturbed pilot took MH370 passengers to ocean grave, authors claim. MH370: Ewan Wilson & Geoff Taylor Say They Know What Happened To The Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight. Foxton Bridge. Google Maps. News. Ebola. Ebola survivor Dr Kent Brantly credits […]


Skepticism Today 003: The 21 Second Pee

Skepticism Today. Episode 003. Recorded Sunday, 13 July 2014 News. IRCIMH. Reflections From IRCIMH. The International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health. Do doctors understand test results?. BBC Article. Gerd Gigerenzer. Urinating Mammals. Urination duration: Most need 21 seconds. Fluoride may be added to Rotorua supply. Rotorua enters fluoride […]


Skepticism Today 002: Turing, Helmets & Tunnels

Skepticism Today. Episode 002: Turing, Helmets & Tunnels. Recorded Sunday, 15 June 2014 News. Bike Helmets. Bicycle helmet debate reignited. Turing Test. Computer passes ‘Turing Test’ for the first time. Robert Llewelyn: Eugene Goostman was much brighter than I imagined. MH370 Book. MH370: No accident say NZ authors. Hamilton Fluoridation. […]