“Our time is burdened under the cumulative weight of successive debunkings of our conceits…. We live in The Cosmic Boondocks.”
The Cosmic Boondocks is a podcast promoting science, freethought and humanistic values in India.
Episode #2 (22/5/2011) Shownotes
1. The End of the World:
Harold Camping and his Family Radio organization, on Judgment Day: May 21, 2011.
2. Yoga can help fight breast cancer
3. Ramdev’s quackery; near-death by asphyxiation:
4. Indian government to link caste, religion to poverty survey:
1. Elective amputation for bionic limb.
2. Endeavor carrying microbes to space station to test theory that alien life may have spawned life on earth:
Pictures of the “Ring of Fire” from the Endeavor launch: http://www.stuckincustoms.com/2011/05/17/space-shuttle-launch/
3. Potentially the first habitable exoplanet identified:
Superstition of the week:
Clipping your nails at night can bring bad luck.
Rising Legends, by Epic Soul Factory
I thought of you, by Maria Montilla
Built to last, by Fall Walk Run
Androzo, by Dudledrum
Gotas de nectar, by Thisan
What you want is lost, by Orphan Songs
People need people, by Kachkin
Strutin, by Tyrad
David and Goliath, by Wooden Legs
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