Atlanta Skeptics in the Pub

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Podcasts of the Atlanta Skeptics in the Pub Meetups
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2013-11-03 15:02
last episode published
2013-11-03 04:00
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
3.11.2013

1992 Georgia Skeptics Conference - Part 3 of 3

From the archive: 1992 Georgia Skeptics Conference. James McGaha - On UFOs
1.11.2013

1992 Georgia Skeptics Conference - Part 2 of 3

From the archive: 1992 Georgia Skeptics Conference. Keith Parsons - On Critical Thinking
29.10.2013

1992 Georgia Skeptics Conference - Part 1 of 3

From the archive: 1992 Georgia Skeptics Conference. Robert Baker - His talk on Hypnosis, and Dr. George Gannaway's Hypnosis experiment.
18.08.2013

Bad Statistics

We will discuss how a misunderstanding of statistics can lead to very unskeptical thinking. Humans are inherently bad at judging risk and the probability of events. This can lead to belief in the supernatural, psychics, and 'fate'. Even scientists fa...
29.07.2013

Skepticamp 2013: Mark W. Gura

Mark W. Gura: The Three Possibilities: A System for Classifying Religions and Philosophies
14.04.2013

Atlanta Skepticamp 2013

Join the Atlanta Skeptics for the 2013 Atlanta Skepticamp May 3-4, 2013 in Atlanta, GA. For more information and to sign up, please visit http://www.atlantaskeptics.com/skepticamp
17.03.2013

Atlanta Skeptics' LIVE Podcast Event!

We bring you not one, not two, but three Atlanta podcasters, all smashed up into one big pot of simmering live skepticism. For one night only, they have the power. There may be tears but it will be a fun ride! Derek Colanduno co-hosts Skepticality, on...
20.01.2013

Alternative Medicine: Snake oil or panacea?

ER physician Angie Mattke discusses the claims alternative medicine.
18.11.2012

Martin Gardner: Personal Reminiscences and Atlanta Connections

We will delve deeper into life of one of the founders of the modern skeptics movement, Martin Gardner. American man of letters and numbers -- and logic and magic and patterns and puzzles -- Martin Gardner (1914-2010) wrote about 100 books, starting w...
21.10.2012

Introduction to Skepticism

We have had quite a few new people join up in recent months, as such we are going to dust off the old introduction to skepticism session. Find out what skepticism is all about, the various groups, the lingo we use, and about our goals. We will also be ...
17.06.2012

Popular Myths About the Civil War

Join us as former Damn Yankee James Severin talks about the misunderstanding, falsehoods, lies, and urban legends around The War that will force the South to rise again any day now. --- Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 U...
21.04.2012

A Titanic Event!

Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic! No... wait, celebrate is the wrong word. Commemorate? Acknowledge? Relive? (No, relive is definitely the wrong word.) Regardless, we're going to take a look at the myths and ...
18.03.2012

Nuns Gone Wild: The Maria Monk Conspiracy

Murder! Obscenity! Fornication! Villainy! Kidnapping! Infanticide! Insanity! Torture! Prostitution! Just another day at the convent, according to Maria Monk, perhaps America's most widely published author before Harriet Beecher Stowe released Uncle Tom...
18.02.2012

The Maafa in America

LaVerne Knight-West will be talking about MAAFA or the African Holocaust. As part of the recognition of Black History Month, LaVerne will share some facts on the subject. Hopefully opening the door for some critical thinking and objective sharing in th...
21.01.2012

Running Through Mann Gulch

Christian Walters discusses the what happend to a group of smoke jumpers fighting a forest fire at Mann Gulch in 1949 and what can be learned from the tragedy. --- Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license ...
18.12.2011

IIG Update and The Year in Skepticism

Join us for the last Skeptics in the Pub for 2011! Bob Blaskiewicz gives a talk about what's going on with the Atlanta Independent Investigations Group and Christian Walters present's Tim Farley's recap of the year in Skepticism. --- Released and dist...
18.12.2011

IIG Update and The Year in Skepticism

Join us for the last Skeptics in the Pub for 2011! Bob Blaskiewicz gives a talk about what's going on with the Atlanta Independent Investigations Group and Christian Walters present's Tim Farley's recap of the year in Skepticism. --- Released and dist...
20.11.2011

Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose

A PDF of Mr. Dugatkin's presentation. --- Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work...
20.11.2011

Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose

Lee Dugatkin's Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose is a tale of both natural history and American history. What started out in the Revolutionary War era as an international dispute over natural history quickly took on important political overtones. The ...
18.09.2011

Allergies -- Yes, It Really is a Conspiracy!

Lisa Hammett has a M.S. in Microbology and has done research in Genetics and Forensic Biology and has taught Microbiology at community colleges. Lisa expands upon her allergies talk which she gave at Atlanta Skepticamp 2011. --- Released and distribut...
18.09.2011

Allergies -- Yes, It Really is a Conspiracy!

A PDF of Lisa Hammett;s presentation on Allergies
11.07.2011

My Year of Critical Mothering (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
8.07.2011

Some Conspiracy Theories Are Real (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
7.07.2011

Internet Reviews (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
6.07.2011

Allergies: Why Your Body is Trying to Kill You (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
5.07.2011

Questions Without Answers: Medical Ethics in Light of the HeLa Line of Cells (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
1.07.2011

Roadside Skeptic's Guide to Awesome Fun Times in Georgia (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
30.06.2011

Green Jelly Beans Linked to Acne: Practical Statistics for Skeptics (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
29.06.2011

Workplace Woo: Fight or Flight? (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
27.06.2011

Skeptical Trivia Contest (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
24.06.2011

Ghost in the Machine: Creationist Neuroscience (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
22.06.2011

Putting a Friendly Face on Skepticism (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
20.06.2011

The Mythical Origins of Naughty Words (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
18.06.2011

All They Want is the Truth: TruthCon 2011 (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
17.06.2011

Don't Start a Blog or Podcast! (Atlanta Skepticamp 2011)

Atlanta Skepticamp 2011 Sessions Released and distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 United States license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ You are free to: Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work Remix -...
15.05.2011

The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and its Implications

Jennifer Henning has a BSE in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan and works for a consulting firm in the nuclear power industry. Her job is to design various process and mechanical systems in nuclear power plants, including cooling wat...
15.05.2011

The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and its Implications

Jennifer Henning has a BSE in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan and works for a consulting firm in the nuclear power industry. Her job is to design various process and mechanical systems in nuclear power plants, including cooling wat...
20.03.2011

The Shakespeare Conspiracy

I wrote Shakespeare. I am a time-traveling alien who built Stonehenge, the pyramids and wrote the works commonly attributed to William Shakespeare. I also created the earth 6000 years ago and helped fake the moon landing. You can't prove that I didn't....
20.03.2011

The Shakespeare Conspiracy

I wrote Shakespeare. I am a time-traveling alien who built Stonehenge, the pyramids and wrote the works commonly attributed to William Shakespeare. I also created the earth 6000 years ago and helped fake the moon landing. You can't prove that I didn't....
13.02.2011

High Tech Snake Oil

Jonathan Strickland will be discussing gadgets and devices that are either based on pseudoscientific claims or are used incorrectly in pseudoscientific ways (like the ghost hunting tech). Jonathan is a senior writer and a blogger at HowStuffWorks.c...
13.02.2011

High Tech Snake Oil

Jonathan Strickland will be discussing gadgets and devices that are either based on pseudoscientific claims or are used incorrectly in pseudoscientific ways (like the ghost hunting tech). Jonathan is a senior writer and a blogger at HowStuffWorks.c...
5.02.2011

10:23 Challence - Is Homeopathy Effective?

The Atlanta Skeptics are proud to be participating in the 10:23 challenge this year. We will be presenting a demonstration and presentation on homeopathy and its uses.
9.01.2011

Nuclear Power: Is It Really Safe?

When you hear the term "nuclear power" what do you think? Chernobyl and Three Mile Island are probably the first two things that pop into your head. It's scary stuff. But how much does the average person actually know about nuclear power? How much do y...
21.11.2010

JREF $1 Million Paranormal Challenge (Audio only)

Bart Farkas is the development officer for the James Randi Educational Foundation. He is also an author and is currently working (in conjunction with James Randi) on a book that deals with the 40 year history of the Million Dollar Challenge. Bart used ...
21.11.2010

JREF $1 Million Paranormal Challenge (Audio only)

Bart Farkas is the development officer for the James Randi Educational Foundation. He is also an author and is currently working (in conjunction with James Randi) on a book that deals with the 40 year history of the Million Dollar Challenge. Bart used ...
21.11.2010

JREF $1 Million Paranormal Challenge (Video)

Bart Farkas is the development officer for the James Randi Educational Foundation. He is also an author and is currently working (in conjunction with James Randi) on a book that deals with the 40 year history of the Million Dollar Challenge. Bart used ...
17.10.2010

Basic Concepts in Information Security

Information Security has seen more media attention than ever in the last couple of years. Stories hit regularly about identity theft, the latest virus or the most recent company to have hundreds of thousands of accounts compromised. The methods employe...
17.10.2010

Basic Concepts in Information Security

Information Security has seen more media attention than ever in the last couple of years. Stories hit regularly about identity theft, the latest virus or the most recent company to have hundreds of thousands of accounts compromised. The methods employe...
19.09.2010

Hug me, I'm Vaccinated!

Dr. William Atkinson is a Medical Epidemiologist in the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. He has worked for CDC for 23 years, with most of this time spent in...
19.09.2010

Hug me, I'm Vaccinated!

Dr. William Atkinson is a Medical Epidemiologist in the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. He has worked for CDC for 23 years, with most of this time spent in...