TRC #338: Stradivarius Debate + SFoSF Inventions + How To Predict The Future On The Internet

unnamed-1Dubrofsky’s back! Elan drops by TRC Studios this week to play co-host and examine whether a Stradivarius violin lives up to its reputation. Pat tests our knowledge of inventions with a game of “Science Fact or Science Fiction”. Finally, Adam explains how anyone can flawlessly make predictions on the internet.

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SHOW NOTES

Stradivarius

Skeptoid – Secrets of the Stradivarius

Science Daily Article

PNAS Study

Wikipedia

Treatment with fungi makes a modern violin sound like a Stradivarius

Science Fact or Science Fiction: Inventions

Today I Found Out:  The can opener was invented 48 years after the can.

Wikipedia: Alessandro Volta

Today I Found Out: Leo Fender Couldn’t Play Guitar

Mythbuster-Topsy the Elephant Electrocution

Wikipedia: Fire Hydrant

How To Predict The Future On The Internet

How to Flawlessly Predict Anything on the Internet

Neil Young’s PonoPlayer

 Gizmodo: Don’t Buy What Neil Young Is Selling

 

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2 Responses to TRC #338: Stradivarius Debate + SFoSF Inventions + How To Predict The Future On The Internet

  1. Nick says:

    Cristina was right once again, I do like that Dubrofsky is back. Great episode!

  2. Cristina says:

    Hey Nick!
    Thanks for the love 🙂
    c.

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