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Podcast: Better Together, Apparently — S05E11

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Better_Together_-_S05E11_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe Conduit regales us with tales of his adventure to Scotland. And by regales, I mean shows us his slides. He witnessed a bloodless attempt at revolution, and somehow managed to avoid scams in Paris. Pro-Independence: http://www.yesscotland.net/ Pro-Union: http://www.bettertogether.net/page/content/thank-you Part of Grand Theft Auto V came from […]

How would YOU spend $250 million?

Interesting video by Pierre Sprey, co-designer of the F-16, putting forth his theories on why the F35 is a total waste of material and money. He says, basically, it’s a jack of all trades, but sucks at all of them. Crap fighter (short wings for VTOL means no maneuverability), crap troop support (no maneuverability means […]

Picard informs Riker about Data's mad rap skillz

Podcast: The Titular Khan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Titular_Khan_-_S04E14_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe see who gets the space station in the big American/ Russian space break up, and then cast an eye into the future by examining the art of futurism, and then break out the ol’ crystal ball and discuss what of modern culture will survive into the […]

Podcast: Don’t Know Much About…

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Dont_Know_Much_About_-_S03E47_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe get ready to rock (Ragnarok, that is), discuss how the educational system let us down in a big way and what we plan to do about it, half-ass some more JFK conspiracy theories, and then examine how 2013’s biggest Bigfoot hoax finally ended, not with a […]

Podcast: Turning Back Time

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Turning_Back_Time_-_S03E44_Tower_of_Techolbabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe pull back the curtains of time to examine the alleged riots that Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds caused 75 years ago, and then look at the resurgence of a method of transportation best known for its spectacular explosions. Show Notes: • Did War of the […]

Podcast: We Handle the Truth

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/We_Handle_the_Truth_-_S03E42_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe’ve got more truth than you can shake the proverbial stick at. First, we face some hard truths from last week’s episode, and then discover the truth about a bigfoot attack, alien autopsies, photos of Christ and a surprising revelation about one of our own team members. […]

Podcast: Shutdown!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Shutdown_-_S03E40_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe Tower Crew deals with incompetence beyond their control in a Very Special Episode. Show Notes: There is currently no money in the budget for notes. Once reasonable people knuckle under to yahoos, we hope this will be restored. Thank you, and may God Bless the Tower. […]

Podcast: Legal Excess

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Lawful_Excess_-_S03E28_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe examine some recent cases of government going berserk, and then people going berserk on an individual basis. Also, there might be evidence that the Loch Ness Monster may be all Scotland’s fault. Then, we pick back up the strange case of a redneck cult of personality […]