Archive for June, 2019

Skeptics with a K: Episode #253

Planning permission, fish healing, Pikachu hats, and water fasting.  Plus sleepy dachshunds, composting humans, and touring Birkenhead. Literally in a different country, it’s Skeptics with a K.

It’s your last chance to get tickets for MSSX, just £29 for a full day of science, reason, and critical thinking, celebrating ten years of Skeptics with a K!


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Be Reasonable: Episode #062 – Kate Birch

This episode, Marsh is joined by homeopath Kate Birch. As part of the episode, Kate asked Marsh to watch two experimental homeopathically-encoded videos. If listeners would like to try the experiment for themselves they can follow Kate’s instructions.

Watch video 1 – 1M dilution:

Then wait for one week, noting down what you are feeling and thinking about for that week.

After one week then watch the second video:



Steve Barrett – How do we know we really went to the moon?

When:  Thursday, July 18th 2019, 7.30 – 11.00 PM

Where: The Casa Bar, 29 Hope Street

There’s no shortage of people who will tell you that the Apollo moon landings of the late 1960s and early 1970s were faked by NASA. But what exactly is the ‘evidence’ that supports this conspiracy, and does it stand up to scientific scrutiny?

Steve Barrett is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Physics at the University of Liverpool. With long-standing interests in astronomy and photography, it is no surprise to find that many of the twenty or so outreach talks that he gives have an astronomical flavour.

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Celebrate Ten Years of the Merseyside Skeptics Society at MSSX

While our friends at QED are taking a well-earned break, for those who are craving a skeptical conference experience this year, hope is at hand! The Merseyside Skeptics Society will be celebrating our tenth anniversary with MSSXa one-day event featuring some of our favourite speakers of the last ten years.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #252

Hyperventilating, DIY, chimpanzee beds, and football parades.  Plus breaking blinding, hypocapnea, role models, and feasting on fish. Doing zips up with our teeth, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Get your tickets for MSSX while you still can! Just £29 for a full day of science, reason and critical thinking, celebrating 10 years of the Merseyside Skeptics Society.



InKredulous: Episode #046

Episode 46 of our satirical, skeptical comedy podcast. Your host is Andy Wilson (@InKredulosi) of the Merseyside Skeptics Society and co-organiser of QED conference.

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