Meryl Klemow and Beau Hufford join me in studio to talk about their new podcast, Campfire Sht Show. photo by: Skeptiko (Meryl Klemow and Beau Hufford are heard cutting it up off-mic)… That’s Meryl and Beau from the Campfire Shit Show and you’ll hear a lot more about them, and you may come to understand what […]
So I've seen both Black Panther and Death Wish over the space of a couple of days. I came to the conclusion that, for different reasons, it wouldn't be possible to talk about either one of these movies without talking about politics, politics, and more politics. Show More Summary
Rep. Eric Swalwell talks with Rachel Maddow about evidence House Intel Democrats say they've seen that shows the Trump Organization negotiating a deal with a...
Getting to space is all about rockets, but people are trying to figure out other methods that could carry payloads to orbit and beyond. Railguns, airplanes, tethers and more. Today we’ll talk about alternative methods of spaceflight...
We’ve seen rockets blast off from here on Earth. But that’s only half the story. Rockets have additional stages to push them into trajectories, like transfer orbits and various orbital manouvers. Let’s talk about what happens after the rocket is long gone, beyond our sight.
So let’s talk about the proposed Trump-Kim summit. I’m betting it will never happen. Indeed, the White House already is walking it back. Jeffrey Lewis wrote in Foreign Policy, Although President Trump seems to be under the impression that the meeting would be to discuss the elimination of North Korea’s nuclear weapons, the North Koreans […]
"They’ve been told not to touch or talk about guns, and some of the kids think it is just absolutely wrong for people to own them. That is their opinion, and I respect it and am open to talking about it. But even if people try to be nice, they don’t really want to debate it. Show More Summary
When it is time for you to talk, make yourself effortless to be heard and easy to listen to. Eliminate from your speaking useless filler words that make you sound uncertain, unprepared, even uneducated: “you know… uhm… huh… ah… okay,...Show More Summary
“There’s not a choice to be quiet about certain things,” said Amber Tamblyn from the stage at the Mark Taper Auditorium at the Los Angeles Central Library on Tuesday night. The poet, actress and Time’s Up activist said that the election “felt like a catalyst for me… an intensified catapult” that...
Shira Mitchell wrote: I gave a talk today at Mathematica about NHST in low power settings (Type M/S errors). It was fun and the discussion was great. One thing that came up is bias from doing some kind of regularization/shrinkage/partial-pooling versus selection bias (confounding, nonrandom samples, etc). Show More Summary
The intersection of Graphics and Bayes, a slice of the Venn diagram that’s a lot more crowded than you might realize And here are some relevant papers:  A Bayesian formulation of exploratory data analysis and goodness-of-fit testing. Show More Summary
We're hearing from a number of sources that Giphy, the big platform for hosting GIFs that also runs a GIF keyboard, held talks to raise a huge new financing round — though it's not clear if it ever crossed the finish line.
One of the great things about art is its ability to surprise you. Most people know what they like and don’t like, but every once in a while there is some piece of entertainment that comes along and blows away expectations. You thinkShow More Summary
In 2017, artificial intelligence attracted $12 billion of VC investment. We are only beginning to discover the usefulness of AI applications. Amazon recently unveiled a brick-and-mortar grocery store that has successfully supplanted cashiers and checkout lines with computer vision, sensors, and deep learning. Show More Summary
Exclusive to 7-Eleven locations in Malaysia, Cadbury is releasing Dairy Milk Lickables that come with a special Pokemon toy inside. Man, talk about an item that's going to be hard for collectors to get a hold of. I wonder if there will be any retailers to import this item.
NESA by MAKERS Victor believes that life is a continuous journey of personal development. He talks about how @VFDGroup sending him to NESA by Makers helped him to continue to do that. ???? pic.twitter.com/w3NAFpS51o — NESA by Makers (@nesabymakers)...Show More Summary
Post by Jenny Erikson. Can't two single moms ever just hang out without rumors popping up that they're dating? Apparently not when we're talking about Teen Mom 2 stars Kailyn Lowry and Leah Messer. Ever since the ladies took a vacation together earlier this month, gossip has been swirling that it was actually a romantic trip, not just a girls' getaway.
Welcome to Book Beat! Think of Book Beat as Hide Your Wallet, Part Two! In Hide Your Wallet, we talk about books coming out in a particular month that we really want to read. But there’s more to good books than just new releases! Book Beat aims to highlight other books that we may hear about through friends, social media, or other sources. Show More Summary
Attorney General Jeff Sessions accepted a recommendation that McCabe be terminated over a decision to let FBI officials talk with a reporter about an investigation of the Clinton Foundation during the 2016 election.
Post by Lauren Gordon. It's no secret that a few of Khloe Kardashian's selfies have made headlines over the years. But Khloe Kardashian's sexy pics certainly aren't stopping just because she is pregnant. The soon-to-be mom recently unveiled her Good Mama maternity jeans line under her Good America brand, and the promo photos are turning heads. Show More Summary