Episode 261: Hello There

This episode contains: Devon has had a bad week at work and feels like his fight or flight reflex has been left on. Steven is doing fine. His daughter just started “TK.”

Is This Racist?: ‘You all look alike to me’ is hard-wired in us, research finds. We are hard-wired to process — or not process — facial differences based on race. And that process occurs in the earliest filters of our thought process, according to newly published research.


This Week in Space: Devon has three short but interesting stories about space!

Black hole flash:


Jupiter ate another planet:


Impossible white dwarf star:


Sci-Fi: We talk about all the recent Star Wars news. This includes cancellation of Resistance, the possible continuation of the end of Rebels, Disney plus shows, and possible Rise of Skywalker spoilers.