Skeptics with a K: Episode #215


Parole hearings, NHS homeopathy, making tea, and the Murder Bus. Plus The Last Jedi spoilers, indeterminate sentences, and procedures of limited clinical effectiveness. Milking the space cow, it’s Skeptics with a K.

If you need to skip through Emma’s discussion on sex offenders, skip to 42:15.

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  1. #1 by Muz on January 12, 2018 - 16:37

    I think this sort of ‘legal skepticism’ is something sorely missing from from skepticism discussions at large. If picking a story the media or politics or the public has got wrong in legal terms was a more regular thing that would be highly worthwhile I think.

  2. #2 by Andrew May on January 15, 2018 - 16:42

    Hey guys, drifted away from the podcast last year but back on board now. Thanks so much marsh for the work on homeopathy here in the SW, I’ll keep my ears open for further developments!

  3. #3 by Adam C. on January 18, 2018 - 05:50

    Actually, mastitis tends to happen in one teat already.

    …I worked on a dairy farm a while.

  4. #4 by Adam C. on January 18, 2018 - 05:52

    That said, pretty sure you can’t use ANY of the milk until the mastitis clears up, so… maybe the four breasts are designed to isolate the chemicals of the mastitis treatment, allowing one to be treated without the milk needing to be dumped by Imperial Health Codes?

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