The tactical herbicide Agent Orange, which was used in South-east Asia by the United States Department of Defence during the Vietnam War, was made from equal parts of the n–butyl esters of 2,4,5-T and 2,4,-D. For almost half a century, controversy has surrounded its use, mainly because it contained a highly toxic dioxin impurity (TCDD). […]
Podcast for the modern nerd! From bad science in the media to the nerdy love of all things geeky.
The League of Nerds (TLoN for short) came into existence around october 2013 when long time Youtubers Myles Power (powerm1985) and James Gurney (jimtheevo) decided to set up their own podcast.
In this podcast, we discuss Nazi conspiracy and the ridiculous technologies (e.g. spaceships, secret bases at the core of the planet, and Nazi’s on the moon) that people believe were created as part of it. Download Podcast Watch Episode on YouTubeFiled under: Podcast
Was Balloon Boy all a hoax? Yes, yes it was unless you’re Myles. Myles gets it all wrong and buys into a hoax, James (the voice of reason and writer of this blurb) tries to fish Myles’ deluded brain back, oh and Buck was there I guess. Download Podcast Watch Episode on YouTubeFiled under: Podcast
Buck is joined by Jody Tomchishen a Philosophy PhD candidate and he and Buck talk over is there something specially or inherently ‘bad’ or dangerous, or violent about Islam more say that other judo based religions. Download Podcast Watch Episode on YouTubeFiled under: F**K you Buck Mulligan, Podcast Tagged: Islam
This week the nerds are joined by Kevin Folta once again he has recently being spreading awareness of PETA’s latest campaign of harassment. Dr Christine Lattin is a postdoc researcher at Yale, her work focuses on how stress can effect behaviour in birds. She is also trying to develop new methods to reduce having to […]