This episode was recorded before Episode 11 – Dave Flies Solo. Technical issues meant Dave couldn’t edit and upload (his Dropbox was full, it turns out), so you’re getting it a few days later.The NOAA hottest month story is covered here by The Weather Channel, with links to another story about NASA.
The Daily Caller’s conspiracy claptrap article is a good laugh. Some of the comments are priceless. For instance:
Dave was about to pitch in with a “that’s not how science works” comment, but there were a few already. Way to go, ‘Merica!
If you’re interested in the issue of science communication and you haven’t read Bad Science by Ben Goldacre, then head to your local book shop and ask for ISBN: 978-0-00-728487-0. Or ask for Bad Science by Ben Goldacre…
Reuters covered news of Tesco’s misfortune (or the High Street’s fortune) here. Up the small shopkeeper!
Kris was angered by the Daily Mail article which reinforced the misconception that eating well is expensive.
Research suggests that myriad complex factors influence our choice of food. There’s an interesting summary on the topic here.