A Christmas special episode devoted entirely to the many things that could destroy the earth and humanity. We talk about the Mayan prophecies, the believers, the history, as well as real threats to our survival from space, from technology and from nuclear weapons. Plus we also manage to squeeze in the more localised world ending scenarios of unhealthy eating and the sequel to seminal videogame Elite.
What The Mayans Said (2:53) by Sven Rudloff The Prophecy and the Believers (9:26) by Salim Fadhley (ft Kevin Whitesides and Andrew Wilson) Early Modern Millennials (23:24) by Rich Godbehere Space Apocalypse (29:21) by Kash Farooq (ft Phil Plait!) Points of Failure (40:37) by Drew Rae Nuclear War (49:07) by Blakeley Nixon Jamie Oliver Vs Ready Meals (55:10) by Simon Howard Elite: Dangerous (61:39) by Kate Russell (ft David Braben) Profiting From The End (73:01) by Tom Hodden The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two
The amazing music is by Dr*T and Milton Mermikidies
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Derek (2:48) by Steve Leedale (read by Jess Vautier) Breivik on WoW (10:16) by Marianne Baker Empirical Poverty Alleviation (17:14) by Mohammed Fahad (read by David Couch) Neuroethics (26:20) by Steve Page Carey Talking Bollocks Again (34:48) by Dean Burnett Metal Theft (44:46) by Tom Hodden (read by Rob Hinckley) Winchester Science Festival (53:16) by James O’Malley (ft James Thomas)
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Freethought in Uganda (2:06) by James O’Malley (ft James Onen) New Ice Age? (10:40) by Andy Russell Bletchley Park (17:21) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Sue Black) Teen Tech (22:36) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Maggie Philbin) 40 Days of Treats (27:15) by Liz Lutgendorff & Carmen D’Cruz Video Games & Violent Crime (33:06) by Salim Fadhley (ft Mike Ward) Cameron & Gay Marriage (41:41) by Nick Boorer Helen Keen Interview (49:50) by Kash Farooq Ricky Gervais & Twitter (59:08) by Tom Williamson The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy, Brian Two and Steve Clark
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