Episode 351: Set Your Expectations

This episode contains: We celebrate wedding anniversaries and build chicken coops. Chit chat is Ben’s favorite part.

All We Are Is Dust In The Wind, Dude: Better than holograms: 3D-animated starships can be viewed from any angle. We talk about optical trap displays and the Princess Leia Project.

https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/05/scientists-created-tiny-animated-starships-light-sabers-with-lasers/

Life Hacks: New research optimizes body’s own immune system to fight cancer. Engineered T cells, in new cancer therapies, can overcome physical barriers to fight tumors. Steven goes on a rant about the terrible awesomeness that is cancer.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210514134222.htm

Skepticism: Steven continues to rant, this time about “boosting your immune system” and the dummies that think their covid vaccines are magnetic. This leads him to tell Ben all about James Randi and the Million Dollar Challenge.

Science Fiction: Steven finished The Nevers and does his best to not spoil it. Steven is reading Junkyard Pirate by Jamie McFarlane and is really enjoying it. Ben reviews Bill and Ted Face the Music. Steven review Army of the Dead (not a sequel to Dawn of the Dead). We discuss the latest episode of The Bad Batch and Ben praises Kipo and the Age of the Wonderbeasts.

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