Episode 260: Suspension of Rationality

This episode contains: We discuss Devon’s backyard movie night where they watched Wayne’s World. Not everyone was thrilled about it.

Tiny Robot Overlords: You can’t squash this roach-inspired robot. “A new insect-sized robot can scurry across the floor at nearly the speed of a darting cockroach — and it’s nearly as hardy as a cockroach, too: Try to squash this robot under your foot, and more than likely, it will just keep going. Small, durable robots like these could be advantageous in search and rescue missions, the creators say.”

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190731145807.htm

This Week in Space: We May Have Accidentally Sent Thousands Of Earth’s Hardiest Species To The Surface Of The Moon. Israel’s failed moon lander crashed on the moon and device compiled by Arch Mission Foundation that was onboard was carrying thousands of tardigrades.

https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/thousands-of-microscopic-organisms-may-have-survived-israels-lunar-crash-landing/

Sci-Fi: Zim and Rocko’s Modern Life are back for some reason, we then talk a lot about The Boys, we also find out the future of the Red Rising movie/TV show. Steven talks about video games.

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