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Podcast: Space Junk – S05E06

                      Rich reports on the Space Taxi Race, and Ben is mad http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/september/nasa-chooses-american-companies-to-transport-us-astronauts-to-international/ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2758436/Were-space-Nasa-reveals-Boeing-SpaceX-build-Americas-new-space-taxi-shuttle-finally-replaced.html http://www.spacenews.com/article/civil-space/41675with-commercial-crew-award-close-rivals-mull-future-without-nasa-funds http://lightsinthedark.wordpress.com/2014/09/10/space-mountain-2/ http://lightsinthedark.wordpress.com/2014/09/13/spacecrafts-selfie-is-photobombed-by-a-comet/ http://lightsinthedark.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/to-the-moon-apollo-11-liftoff-hd-video/ Tweet

Podcast: We Live as We Dream

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/We_Live_as_We_Dream_-_S04E23_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedScience advisor Rich joins us as we discuss the amount of ass our childhood heroes kicked, the strange case of a man with epic insomnia, the approaching artificial intelligence apocalypse that Towerbot’s warned them about for years and the sad fate of computer pioneer Alan Turing. Show […]

Podcast: We Do It To Ourselves

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/We_Do_It_To_Ourselves_-_S04E18_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedDaggor joins us to discuss the obligatory Star Wars news, then we look at voluntary invasive technology, and terrible, awful animals that should not exist. We then end with another installment of Chick Tract Theater, where Towerbot does a bitchin’ imitation of the Repeater. Show Notes: Star […]

Podcast: TimePope!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Time_Pope_-_S04E01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe kick off our fourth season in style, talking about dumb things that that creepy guy from the Transformers films did and said, two of the three of us buy into Google’s line that google expanding into the field of robotics is a good thing, and then […]

Podcast: Old Spice and Disappointment

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Old_Spice_and_Disappointment_-_S03E45_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWith the news of Blockbuster Video closing down its remaining stores, we wax nostalgic about Elisabeth Shue movies, the distinctive odor of movie rental stores, the special rooms shamefully tucked away in the mom and pop video shops and whatever happened to Red Giraffe. Then we look […]

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 […]

XBOX ONE…Is This The Year Of The Reboot Or What?

Reboot this!! Seriously, Tomb Raider, the 1976 classic ‘Carrie’, ‘Mad Max: The Last Donut’…it’s shaping up to be a good year, and it brings me from this article that’s worth reading all by itself…(Robert Downey Jr. in Charles Bronson’s classic role in the ‘Death Wish’ series!!! Awesome! Sign me up.) Added to the list yesterday is […]

Podcast: Lift and Separate

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Lift_and_Separate_-_S03E19_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedIn a slightly-abbreviated episode, we look at the hormonal minefield that is teenage dating, why cosplay armor would be a terrible idea in actual battle, and look at the next technological innovation that Congress won’t understand but will try to legislate anyway. Show Notes: • The hazards […]

Podcast: Chick Lit

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Chick_Lit_-_S03E18_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedDaggor returns to share how to save water and your dignity when destroying the bathroom at a stranger’s house, then we ponder the role of slavery in the Star Wars universe, and why the Jedi couldn’t pass the damn hat to buy Anakin’s mother out of bondage. […]

Podcast: iWash

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/iWash_-_S03E06_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe get an update on The Repeater’s MySpace adventure, and then go into other outdated forms of communications. Towerbot answers a question about the Tower’s emergency equipment we have unhand when our roughhousing gets too severe (a.k.a. when Towerbot hurts us too bad), and then it’s The […]