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This week Derek brings you a taste of what you may have missed by not coming out for the yearly Skeptic events at Dragon Con 2014. A recording from the star studded panel, "Denying Evolution and Climate Science". Which involved Matt Lowry, David DiSalvo, Dr. Steven Novella, and Barbara Drescher.
Show Notes

– Date – September 16th, 2014
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Skepticism, Past and Future [1:48]
Buzz Aldrin punched Bart Sibrel on September 9, 2002 in Beverly Hills. It was being filmed for Sibrel’s moon-hoax documentary
– “Astronauts Gone Wild”. No charges were filed.
– Tim first blogged about his captioned copy of the video in a blog post in January, but updated on the value of captioning in a post this week.
Fans of the Skeptics Guide, the organizers of Brisbane Skepticamp and the Guerrilla Skeptics have all spearheaded various captioning projects for skepticism.
– Various techniques can be used to caption, but Tim uses and recommends the free service
– Skeptic History facts are posted daily on social media find out where on this page at Tim’s blog.

Wikipedia [12:10]
Susan Gerbic
– The Skeptic Wikipedia Project.

Skeptical Humanities [18:51]
Women of the Viking Age Kicked Ass, But That Doesn't Mean They Were Vikings.
Martin Rundkvist, Aardvarchaeology, "Shield Maidens! True or False?".
Skeptical Humanities.

The Odds Must Be Crazy [27:26]
The Odds Must Be Crazy.
– This week's featured story is, "Coincidence? I think so!".
– Story was submitted by Skepticality listener Michael O'Dea.
– Please visit Virtual Skeptics.
Visit the story link for a more detailed analysis and to add your comments.
– Additional thoughts and considerations provided by Ed Clint.
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– Barbara Drescher is on Twitter.
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– Thanks to our friends Emery Emery, Heather Henderson and Blythe Renay for hospitality and support for the production of the segment. Visit them at

Dragon Con Recorded Panel "Denying Evolution and Climate Science" [33:40]
– Recorded on Sunday, August 31st, 2014 during Dragon Con's Skeptrack.
– Big thank you to Mark Distler and the crew from Abrubt Media for the panel audio production.
Matt Lowry.
David DiSalvo.
Dr. Steven Novella.
Barbara Drescher.

Outro Music [1:34:44]
– Outro music donated by Trent Brusky of Dropfox.

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