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The Skeptic Zone #127 - 25.March.2011

Richard Saunders

Travis Roy interviews Mark Mervine
The Nuclear Reactors in Japan are still a major concern. We hear from Cdr. Mark Mervine, a former Nuclear Engineer to learn an insider's view of the situation.

Maynard's Spooky Action...
... at a Distance.
Put your hand on your heart.... while you still can! Maynard interviews heart transplant recipient Robbie Bonocussi.

Good advice from 'The Circle'
A clip from the TV show, The Circle with Dr Deepa Daniel giving some sound advice about vaccination.

Predicting the future at radio 2GBRichard Saunders and Dr Rachael Dunlop head to radio 2GB to talk about those who think they are peek into the future.

The Bend Spoon Award
Barry Williams tells us about the Bent Spoon Award from Australian Skeptics

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The Skeptic Zone #126 - 18.March.2011

Richard Saunders

Maynard's Spooky Action...
... at a Distance.
With the world watching the unfolding drama at the Nuclear Reactors in Japan, Maynard chat to Prof. David Jamieson, head of the School of Physics of the University of Melbourne.

Dr Rachie Reports
Radiation Sickness and Poisoning: Guidelines for Homeopathic Prevention and Treatment

WHAT THE ... ???

Reality Bites...
...with Joanne Benhamu
A slimming product has been recalled from sale in Australia.

Thoughts on the recent tragic events
Barry Williams and Peter Bowditch from Australian Skeptics recall their thoughts at the time of the 2004 tsunami.

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The Skeptic Zone #125 - 11.March.2011

Richard Saunders

Dave Hughes
President of the Hampshire Skeptics Society
We tune in to the BBC for a report from Hampshire Skeptics in the Pub and a chat to their President Dave Hughes. It seems he has learnt the Power Balance tricks!

Don't stick it in your ear!
In Canada Jamie Williams from the Center of Inquiry has had enough of the lunacy of "Ear Candles". We chat to him about his new web site and the work of CFI Canada.

Armageddon Expo Sydney 2011 - Part 2 
oin Richard Saunders, Dr Rachael Dunlop and Maynard as we visit Armageddon Expo. Our guests are voice over artists Mela Lee and Melodee Spevack.  We also chat to the Doctor Who Club of Australia and check out the stand of Siren Visual.

Glenn Wheeler's
"Psycho predictions and Generic readings"
Laugh yourself silly with Glenn Wheeler on radio 2GB as he sends up so-called live psychic readings.

Tune in each week at Saturdays at -
23:00 Sydney
12:00 GMT
04:00 LA
07:00 NY

Dr Rachie Reports
With Dr Rachael Dunlop
We visit The Heart Research Institute and discover some of the vital work carried out by Dr Rachie into solving medical problems that could impact us all.  

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Behind The Scenes at The Skeptic Zone Podcast

At look at the recording of the intro for show 124 on the 4th of March 2011. Richard Saunders, Stefan Sojka and Jim Wilshire.

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The Skeptic Zone #124 - 4.March.2011

Richard Saunders, Stefan Sojka and Jim Wilshire

Norway or no way.. We run an internet line all the way to Norway where we find Kristin Carlsson who took part in the Ten23 protest. Who is she? Why is she a skeptic? Find out more when we chat to this young lady from the far north.

Reality Bites...
..with Joanne Benhamu
Our very own Joanne takes a bite at The Spiritual Healing Association of Western Australia via the ACCC.

Jim Wilshire LIVE in Sydney
The Skeptic Zone's voice over man Jim Wilshire visits Skeptics in the Pub for a live read of his poem "EMBRACELET".

Armageddon Expo Sydney 2011
Join Richard Saunders, Dr Rachael Dunlop and Maynard as we visit Armageddon Expo. Our guest is voice over artist Michael McConnohie. This is part one of a two part report.

0:38:05 The Think Tank Yes it's time once again to head to our club and chat about skeptical news and views. Joining us this week are Eran Segev, Dr Rachie, Dianne, Steve, James, Richard Saunders and Jim Wilshire.

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