Episode 282: Gotta Nuke Something

This Episode Contains: Devon plays his guitar on the show. We talk about Devon’s trip to Oregon and Steven playing too much Rock Band.

Biological Imperative: Pathways that extend lifespan by 500 percent identified. Scientists have identified synergistic cellular pathways for longevity that amplify lifespan fivefold in C. elegans, a nematode worm used as a model in aging research. The increase in lifespan would be the equivalent of a human living for 400 or 500 years, according to one of the scientists. We also discuss how society would have to change if humans lived to 400 to 500 years-old.


Nuke The Whales? You Don’t Really Believe that Do You? Gotta Nuke Something. Touché: Animal life thriving around Fukushima. Nearly a decade after the nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, researchers have found that wildlife populations are abundant in areas void of human life.


Sci-Fi: You, Ad Astra, Lost in Space, Witcher, FX’s A Christmas Carrol, The Irishman, Lock and Key, and more.