ORly Radio Show 98 - Flint's Cost of Negligence
Welcome to ORly Radio Show 98 for Friday February 26th, 2016 - where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen with my usual suspects, David and Fred!
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RANT Segments & Headlines:
On this Day in History: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history
Two National Parks Preserved, 10 years apart - Grand Canyon in 1919 and Grand Tetons in 1929
Hitler Organizes Luftwaffe (airforce) in direct violation of Versailles treaty that ended WWI - 1935
World Trade Center bombed - 1993
Florida Teen Trayvon Martin is Shot and Killed - 2012
Oklahoma votes to ban AP History classes (OLD NEWS) (Damn It! That’s My Bad) http://bluenationreview.com/oklahoma-ranked-48th-education-votes-ban-ap-history-classes/
http://www.snopes.com/zika-microcephaly-outbreak-pesticide/ No Monsanto is not to blame for Zika or Microcephaly.
Illinois Bill to Deny Single Moms Birth certificates and aid? http://www.scarymommy.com/illinois-bill-would-deny-birth-certificates-to-some-single-moms/
-BREAK- GSoW - PSA
1) Fighting diseases is always important, and it's good to see progress being made on a particularly deadly one. Also this is a look into how vaccines really work and why they're FUCKING SAFE YOU MORONS; we're taking advantage of Mother Nature's already highly advanced mechanisms to throw a curveball at a particularly nasty bug. http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/antibodies-ebola-survivor-found-cure-infected-monkeys
2) Really good explanation with visual aids and a scale model of the sensing equipment involved. If you didn't understand the discovery before, you ABSOLUTELY will after this. http://www.iflscience.com/space/watch-physicist-brian-greene-explain-gravitational-waves-stephen-colbert
3) Just an interesting look at how the calendar is developed to make sure the months stay in the seasons the way we know them. http://www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/science-behind-leap-years-and-how-they-work
4) A win against cancer - what's not to like? http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/hpv-rates-fall-teenage-girls-following-vaccine
5) The ocean covers so much of our world, contains so many resources, and we understand so little of it. Space is easy by comparison; it's empty. The ocean is hiding so many weird things down there, and it's awesome and terrifying. http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/mysterious-deep-hum-found-within-oceans-twilight-zone
Donald Trump surges in the polls, Canada is trying to make it even easier for anyone, even a horrified American, to obtain Canadian citizenship—a total coincidence, I’m sure. http://gawker.com/canada-coincidentally-makes-it-easier-to-apply-for-citi-1761304479
-BREAK- Fallacy https://yourlogicalfallacyis.com/appeal-to-authority
Tennessee has a new state rifle! https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/02/26/tennessees-new-official-state-rifle-is-so-powerful-it-can-destroy-commercial-aircraft/?postshare=5511456523404647&tid=ss_fb
http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/26/technology/irs-data-theft/ Taxpayer data theft, be aware.
David’s: Google Fi is awwwwwwwsooooooooome.