Skeptics with a K
Summary: Skeptics with a K is the podcast for science, reason and critical thinking from the Merseyside Skeptics Society. We are a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of scientific skepticism on Merseyside, around the UK and internationally.
Doctor Who, socialised empathy, an overstuffed walrus, and extreme male brains. Plus indulgent milkshakes, Body Worlds, six hundred thousand babies, and the Living Dead at Manchester Morgue. Excited by cars, it's Skeptics with a K.
Fur envy oil, the Goop medical bag, Vitamin A, and what happened in Australia. Plus Kangaroos, Finnish coasters, and perfume flavoured sweets. Avoiding polar bear liver, it's Skeptics with a K.
Back pain, blue pills, brain structures, and Blackpool. Plus diving helmets, p-hacking, oversold results, and Doctor Who's aspect ratio. Speaking via satellite, it's Skeptics with a K.
Depressed vaginas, space cars, vestibules, and forest ghosts. Plus pickled beetroot, sex therapists, Investment Banking, and vulvodynia. Photographed from the waist down, it's Skeptics with a K.
In this special episode of Skeptics with a K, Marsh and Alice talk about Good Thinking Society's in-depth new research into crowd-funded cancer treatments, recently published in the British Medical Journal. And Mike talks about going to the cat cafe.
Zapping cancer, 3000 gallstones, CAR T-cell therapy, and Get Carter. Plus parasites, immunotherapy, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, and the resonant frequency of dead flukes. Showing some promise, it's Skeptics with a K. If you want to volunteer to help at QED, visit qedcon.org/volunteers. To give your nomination for the Skeptic Magazine ‘Ockham’ awards, visit skeptic.org.uk/the-ockham-awards Join in with Marsh's zapper guessing game with the image below:
Plastic-free July, red aspirin, homeopathy funding, and varicose veins. Plus Joe Pesci, hypnotic medicine, killing turtles, and tea bag stitching. Burying the lede, it's Skeptics with a K.
Celebrity Big Brother, psychic venues, and the benefits of Green Tea. Plus potato superpowers, police boxes, injured feet, and orthogonal air. Making classic tea from a shrub, it's Skeptics with a K.
New York City, hunting unicorns, tangible goals, and what happened at NECSS. Plus attentive moths, relationship ladders, the Impossible Burger, and consensual non-monogamy. With love springing forth endlessly from our hearts, it's Skeptics with a K.
Walking on the beach, grounding rods, hot ankles, and the Monkey. Plus electric blankets, cheap shirts, screen recordings, and plane wi-fi. Covertly listening through your phone, it's Skeptics with a K. There are fewer than fifty tickets for the final QED of this decade remaining! Get yours now at qedcon.org.
High blood pressure, cannabinoids, days of the week, and high blood pressure. Plus complicated questions, sea lions, high blood pressure, and high blood pressure. More research needed, from Skeptics with a K. To get your tickets for the last QED of this decade, head over to qedcon.org.
Aircraft with attitude, homeopathy prescriptions, twenty minutes walk, and flat planes. Plus Alice's new job, arguable grounds, Mike's Sega Mega Drive, and the Mighty Cheese. Listen to Marsh singing video game music in Skeptics with a K. Get your tickets for QED now, as they're running out fast: qedcon.org!
Debating Flat Earthers, placebo sleep, mountain walks, and long commutes. Plus serial addition, friendly physicists, controlling your data, and attracting crime. Wandering the streets of Birmingham whilst high, it's Skeptics with a K. There is still time to donate to our sponsored walk, at justgiving.com/crowdfunding/merseysideskeptics-mss. And remember QED tickets are still available, get yours at qedcon.org.
In the last of our three epic specials, Marsh and Alice talk about the Cosmic Egg, a model of the universe presented at the Flat Earth Convention in Birmingham. If you want to donate to the Merseyside Skeptics Charity Walk, you can do through our Just Giving page.
In this, the second of three epic special episodes of Skeptics with a K, Alice and Marsh talk about what happened when they attended the Flat Earth Convention in Birmingham, and why scientists should play more Pac-Man.