Ep. 68: Technologies of murder

Click here to listen everywhere! We’re keeping it real festive this post-Christmas week with a deep dive into the circle of life, starting with a discussion of the ways in which evolution does wild things to keep organisms alive, and journeying on to a chat about how steadfastly committed humans are to ending other humans’Continue reading “Ep. 68: Technologies of murder”

Ep. 66: Your dog’s got ghosts (and other tales from the internet)

Click here to listen everywhere! Every day folks post bananas stories about the world in our Facebook group. This week we delve a little further into some of the incredible things that have come across our group, from dog exorcisms to suicide pods. Highlights: [0:00] Mark shares some terrifying AI… art? [12:00] We explain whereContinue reading “Ep. 66: Your dog’s got ghosts (and other tales from the internet)”

Ep. 54: Animal defenses

Click here to listen everywhere! As we’ve said time and time again, there’s no end to the horrors of nature. This week we’re delving into the wild ways members of the animal kingdom have evolved and learned to defend themselves against predators and unwanted advances. Highlights: [0:00] Mark tries to convince terrified-flyer CoRri that sometimesContinue reading “Ep. 54: Animal defenses”