Tag: extinct

  • The Catpocalypse

    Your average indoor/outdoor domestic cat is responsible for the destruction of other animal species on a scale that boggles the mind. Anthony and Jeff take a look at the data, and discuss why one cute, cudly pet might just be more than the planet can handle. [more]

  • Mammoth Meatball

    An Australian company revealed a meatball made of lab-grown cultured meat using the genetic sequence from the long-extinct mammoth. Anthony and Jeff decide whether they'd eat such a thing, and dig into the real purpose behind this headline grabbing stunt - to fire up public debate about sustainability [more]

  • How the Dinosaurs Went Extinct and Ambivalence

    In a paper published in Scientific Reports, Harvard astronomers offer a new view on what may have caused dinosaurs to go extinct 66 million years ago. Jeff and Anthony look at the evidence. Then, what if the key to having an open mind is not caring? Anthony and Jeff examine a study about ambivalence and the power of "meh". [more]

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