This episode has two cryptozoologically-themed topics. We have a follow-up on the Bigfoot-naming show from last episode and there is a new paper about Yeti DNA just out that is not making cryptozoologists too happy.
New Yeti DNA tests are bear. This isn’t really new news but the media can’t get this kind of stuff right.
Why doesn’t he just visit Dubai? Because it’s not about testing the flat earth idea. It’s about this guy showing off and getting attention. A visit to his website is a stellar example of self-promotion, exaggeration, and money-grubbing from sponsors.
Science-ing the heck out of everything will not solve the world’s problems – my discussion on why science is just a first step and not the panacea. Blind faith in a monolithic “SCIENCE” is a terrible idea. Please read for details about why it’s best to temper science fandom with a broader view.
Is Trump’s strategy to bury us in drama and trash talking so we give up on determining the truth? Washington Post on Trumpian manipulation of press.