Winter Is Coming! Game of Thrones is back this weekend (April 14 2019) and as you might expect, Greg and Mitch feel different ways about it. This episode we remember the infamous Red Wedding episode and all the reaction videos, we talk about FOMO and then debate whether GoT is the best show of all time or a bit of a snooze. SPOILERS THROUGHOUT EPISODE!
Conspiracy Theories: YouTube's Heaven or Hell?
Can we mathematically determine whether or not there's intelligent life elsewhere in the Milky Way? What science gets ignored by conspiracy theorists when it comes to water fluoridation? This week, Greg and Mitch tackle conspiracy theories. They share stories about theories they've bought into over the years, and then take a deep dive into the rise of conspiracism on YouTube. Should the giant media platform be held at all responsible?
Zoos: Do They Help Or Harm Animals?
What's currently going on in Marineland? How can you get over your fear of spiders? This week, Greg and Mitch share stories about zoos, both the good and the bad. Afterward, Mitch sits down with a zookeeper from the Toronto Zoo to get his perspective on the work and initiatives that he gets to be a part of.
How Should You Talk About Vaccines?
In recent months measles outbreaks have been on the rise, and diseases we thought were long gone are making a comeback. What's the solution? How do we talk about vaccines and bust the myths around them? This week Rachel and Greg (don't worry, Mitch will be back!) chat about how to best discuss science misinformation.
Justin Trudeau: From Vogue to Villain?
Our handsome Prime Minister has been having a rough couple of months. The recent SNC Lavalin scandal is showcasing that Trudeau and Canada aren't as squeaky clean has many would like to believe. This week Greg and Mitch remember the time JT asked AsapSCIENCE to interview him as well as when they had a private Beyonce show! They then take a deeper dive into what this political scandal means for the upcoming election.