Episode 063: Alien Crabs

Recorded August 6th, 2015

This episode contains: Steven’s back!, Las Vegas, Craps, Black Jack, Roulette, house money effect (Devon incorrectly calls this a fallacy), adult Cirque du Soleil, Star Trek Experience, M&M store, Eminem ride

Pop Sci 1: Lexis has build a working hoverboard, Back to the Future quotes, super conductors, cool fog, skate park with hidden magnetic track, false headlines, tricks on a hoverboard, hovering cars?, Devon stops paying attention

http://www.iflscience.com/physics/heres-lexus-hoverboard-finally-action

Pop Sci 2: NASA found an alien crab on Mars (according to crazy people), Zoidberg or mole or roots?, does look biological but obviously isn’t, paradolia, Photoshopped?, UFO website with all kinds of crazy

http://io9.com/nasa-totally-found-an-alien-crab-on-mars-and-didnt-tell-1722449768

Sci Fi: Fallout 3 played as a baby, Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson (1999), Flashforward by Robert Sawyer (1999), book version v. TV version, A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge (1992), Seveneves by Neal Stephenson (2015), stories with large jumps in time, Star Gate Universe, Time Ships by Stephen Baxter (1995), Ex Machina (2015) (both give it 4 out of 5), actors in Episode 7, Sense8 (Devon gives it a 9 out of 10 because 4 out of 5 wasn’t accurate enough), being too graphic, Futurama quote, what Devon learned

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