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15 Credibility Street #23: The sound and the fury

This episode, Sharon and Torkel discuss several recent news events and how they reflect on social views of science and credible sources. First, an eclipse recap: Nothing bad happened and we were not overwhelmed by alien or occult forces. The Hopkinsville aliens did not reappear. New Age spiritualism at a Mt. Shasta festival The media…

Warblers high-tailed it away from on-coming storm a day in advance

In a small study that tracked 20 songbirds, scientists noted that five birds seemingly evacuated before an oncoming storm. BBC News – Birds ‘heard tornadoes coming’ and fled one day ahead. US scientists say tracking data shows that five golden-winged warblers “evacuated” their nesting site one day before the April 2014 tornado outbreak. Geolocators showed…

Pigeons lost and found

Yesterday, we saw a story about how dung beetles navigate by using the light from the Milky Way. Today we hear about how pigeons navigate. They don’t “see” the world like we do. Mystery of lost homing pigeons finally solved | Fox News. The mystery of how homing pigeons are able to navigate home may…