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Jan 1, 2017

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Introduction
Richard Saunders

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New Zealand Skeptics 2016 Conference
This week we chat to Mark Honeychurch, a Wellington based skeptic and consumer advocate. He is also the Chair of the NZ Skeptics.
http://skeptics.nz

0:16:30
Brew Ha Ha: Science in less time than it takes to order a coffee
https://www.australiascience.tv/tags/brew-ha-ha
With Ben Lewis
The Australian Federal Court has ordered internet companies to block five bittorrent websites in a big crackdown against internet piracy. But what will be the consequences of this extreme legislation?
Further reading via ABC: http://ab.co/2hzW4a0
Here are our top 3 biggest science surprises of 2016!
Tesla driverless cars in an overnight upgrade, the unexpected Samsung Galaxy Note 7 disaster, and streets becoming overwhelmed by those immersed in the augmented reality of Pokemon Go.

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The Cass Files - With Dr Cassandra Perryman
Cannabis, hashish, hemp, sinsemilla; informalpot, dope, grass, weed, Mary Jane, bud, hash, bhang, kef, ganja, locoweed; reefer, doob, spliff, toke, roach... get the idea? Cassanddra gives us her view on the drug of choice of many throughout the world.

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NSW government to investigate AVsN fund-raising
The Australian newspaper reports that NSW Fair Trading authorities will investigate the Australian Vaccination-sceptics Network (AVSN) for “potential breaches of the Charitable Fundraising Act and the Associations Incorporation Act”.
http://www.skeptics.com.au/2016/12/28/nsw-government-to-investigate-avsn-fund-raising

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Grain of Salt.... with Eran Segev
More in the series of interviews from QED. This week Eran talks with Noah and Eli from the Scathing Atheist Podcast.
https://scathingatheist.com

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Wishing all Skeptic Zone fans a happy 2017