Tag Archives: Science Chit Chat

Fab Feb 14

In this week’s visit from the World News Center, Bill McCormick and Ryan Gatenby discuss the history and historical myths surrounding Valentine’s Day.  Topics:  How martyrdom led to a celebration of romantic love, how a Hershey’s in Japan puts you firmly in the friend zone, and a lighthearted look at celebrations of Valentine’s Day around the world.  Plus: a Chaucer diversion, Ryan is arrested for playing Cupid, and Japanese lingerie shops.

 

Land Sharks are Here

In this week’s episode, Bill McCormick and Ryan Gatenby discuss the troubling new discovery of an actual, real-life land shark. Plus: surfing kittens, murderous carrier pigeons, disguised dodos and rapid robot replacements.

A Seaweed Cancer Cure?

In this week’s episode, Bill McCormick and Ryan Gatenby share some follow-up information on last week’s story about the Green Valley Alzheimer’s treatment, and then discuss Mojo Vision, the new “smart” contact lens.  Is it an eyeball implant like Michael Jackson in Thriller?  Is it as much fun as watching televised eye surgery? Plus: Blade Runner, Hover Boards, and Windows Phones.