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Ep 157: Science... sort of - Gravity and Stupid Dreams

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Description: Conversations about things that are science, things that are sort of science, and things that wish they were science.

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Ep 157: Science... sort of - Gravity and Stupid Dreams

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00:00:00 - First off, our hearts go out to those affected by Sandy, Ryan did his part by H. P. Lovecraft short story. Hear him explain it to Ryan and Jacob while waiting to the inevitable quacking of the timer.

00:24:40 - Drinks are a lot like non-Euclidean geometry in that they make things wobbly. A roughed-up Jacob tries to take flight with a Red Bull. Ben has a pennywort soda/juice/thing, it yet another in his long line of weird beverages, but he claims this one will improve his brain. And Ryan lets the other guys chose what he drinks from the Sierra Nevada beer camp collection. They disagree so Ryan winds up with an Imperial Red Ale.

00:31:17 - Trailer Trash Talk gets nostalgic with the remake of the 1980's classichere). 10 points to the first person to calculate the time spent talking about the original relative to the new one.

00:49:48 - Red Bull decided to outdo NASA by dropping Felix Baumgartner from near space. Jacob is impressed, and he's happy to tell us all why.

01:09:46 - PaleoPOWs are a lot like HALO jumps, risky and of questionable merit. Ryan starts off with a FButterfly Effect. Finally, Ben explains to fellow Canadian Lorant how the universe expanding doesn't prevent the Milky Way from colliding with Andromeda.

 

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Music for this week's show provided by:

Dreamland Island - Jimmy Newman

Imperials - Ratatat

When The War Came - The Decemberists

Long Way To Fall - Autopilot Off

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