Podcasts – Weird Things

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How would you fight a Yeti in hand to hand combat? Would you attempt to sell your soul to the devil in the interest of science? How can you prepare for a zombie apocalypse? Find out all of this and more every week on the Weird Things podcast, where your hosts, Andrew Mayne, Justin Robert Young and Brian Brushwood probe the most challenging questions about the paranormal, supernatural and fringe.

WT: Dog Spirit April 2, 2019
What's the worst thing that could happen to a hospital? A bridge and it's not made of rainbows! America going back to the moon: is the news of a return feasible? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things.&#
A clean shed mystery. Playing god with critters-would it be okay? Is cloning for service moral? Cloning for food? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Amazon's Chase credit card
Listener https443 wants to know what our final steps are before publishing. Is it a checklist or just a feeling? How have our social media habits changed as the social landscape has changed? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject
500 WT: 500 Days of Poles March 19, 2019
Sit on THIS (gestures to a flag pole). Face mapping and virtual reconstruction is brought to another level. What does it mean to be "live"? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: M
We're back from SXSW to bring you more weird and wild. Here's an idea: we kill Brian-just for a bit. The moon quite a dry drink, isn't it? Let's go do a 5K. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "We
WT: No, I Work For NASA March 5, 2019
Andrew got to visit NASA to watch the Dragon Crew Capsule launch. What does this mean for the future of sending humans on American spacecrafts this year? Airplane critters. Can science eke out if non-conformity is conformist? Got something weird? Email ne
Death! The stench of death in Brazil! BAM ZOOM SpaceX to the moon and other space updates. Check out Andrew's new tool for podcasters, PodcastLink.com Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andr
WT: Chaos Vaccine Feb. 19, 2019
OpenAI reveals a new artificial intelligence to generate news articles. We can see technology synthesize impressive new ideas, so how to we brace ourselves? Plus, Lord of the Rings fanfiction! Saying goodbye to one of our watery friends. Got something wei
Brains in a jar! Hacking life turns out to be a huge exploit. Big news: Mars One is no more. A look back at its troubled history and we pass judgement. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: G
WT: Glowing Nuts Feb. 5, 2019
This is an important one: we're going to solve the world's unsolved mysteries! Well, at least most of them. Pink squirrels! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: All's Well:
WT: Electricity Soup Jan. 29, 2019
Planet Nine: is it even a planet? An unauthorized space launch means a heavy fine. Is there something out there or just weather phenomena? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Sliders Justin
The Super Blood Wolf Moon brings out the weird crew! Deep fakes will undoubtedly affect the news landscape in the short term. Are there any solutions now and what could hypothetically solve it? A new type of rain in Brazil. The speed of light is fast, but
Fusion energy: if we're a decade away from widespread use, what does a fusion energy future look like? 5G is definitely on the way. Will telecoms treat users right in a wireless nirvana? GMO foods: the latest illogical craze since flouride in the wa
Andrew has some choice words for SnapChat. We play: What Am I Poking? Clinging to this mortal coil. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Key and Peele and The Kominsky Method Justin: True De
It's a new year and we're here to talk pedestrian fatalities. Walk and drive safely! 2019 is upon us-how does our present compare to the fictionalized versions of 2019 like Blade Runner and Running Man? Also, drones create holiday hell i
WT: Cold Mars Dec. 24, 2018
A SpaceX BFR/Starship update. Water-ice on Mars? It's more likely than you think! When can we put a person on Mars? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Ju
Voyager 2 has reached a new point in space! Elon was on 60 Minutes. We're living in the future and "the mother of all demos" reminds us of how far we've come in 50 years. A perfect island vacation! What future tech would you buy fo
WT: Dirty Rocket Dec. 4, 2018
An update on gene-edited babies from last week. Machine learning has learned to fold! An adventure in first-class. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Paddington 2 Justin: Doctor Who Brian:
WT: Surrounded By Chaos Nov. 27, 2018
We react live to the NASA Mars InSight landing on Mars! Does anonymity have a place in academic publishing? Preapare to panic: DNA BABIES!!! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Ghost Storie
WT: Greeting Rituals Nov. 20, 2018
This Monday is a huge date: a landing! Google will let you walk five hundred miles. A case for Big Man and The Other One. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line "Weird Things." Picks: Andrew: Bodyguard Justin: Preacher Bria