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Podcast: The Truth Exposed!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Truth_Exposed_-_S04E15_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe share some big news about an upcoming event, and then look at secret space fleets, Russia’s next annexation target, the search for buried treasure that no one wanted in the first place, and lies told by insane rednecks to achingly cute little girls. Show Notes We […]

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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 […]

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Podcast: Slowly Sinking

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Slowly_Sinking-_S04E12_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe take a quick look at the newest quest to pull back the shower curtain on the wonders of the sea before moving on to see why most societies in human history, possibly including ours, started to swirl down history’s bathtub drain. Grab your rubber ducky and […]

Podcast: SpaceBar

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/SpaceBar_-_S04E10_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week, Science Advisor Rich stops by to kick some knowledge on the freewheeling good times in the snake pits of yesteryear, then takes our crew on a tour of our solar system and gives us a quiz that the average American is apparently having trouble with. […]

Podcast: OMFG Scat!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/OMFG_Scat_-_S04E03_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedDaggor joins us as we learn some surprising things about Kentucky Slim, and then we take a personality test and see how we stack up against fictional characters. Spoiler alert: There’s not a Kirk in the bunch of us. We then go into why dogs are like […]

Podcast: Horn Snorkel

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Horn_Snorkle_-_S03E50_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embedit’s our big third season finale, and we’ve taken out all the stops. Seriously, there are no stops whatsoever. Daggor joins us, and we begin by examining lies told in country music, veer into dangerous emerging animal behaviors, examine some of the unexpected heroes in the fight […]

Podcast: Living in Retrospect

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Living_in_Retrospect_-_S03E49_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe discuss how technology is moving faster than society can figure out the boundaries of politeness, real-life trends being used in science fiction, discover a surprising revelation about the Jetsons, discuss what makes good dirt, talk about catholic voodoo, and The Repeater starts a disturbing new advertising […]

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 […]

Talkin’ about Quakes with Monica!

Friend of the show Monica Wolfson Schwehr (who, for some unknown reason, didn’t change her name to Monica Schwehr-Wolf after getting married) is presenting a USGS Earthquake Science Center talk that will be live streamed today! You can catch “The Relationship Between Seismicity and Fault Structure on Discovery Transform Fault, East Pacific Rise” at 10:30 […]