TRC #338: Stradivarius Debate + SFoSF Inventions + How To Predict The Future On The Internet
Dubrofsky’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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Skeptoid – Secrets of the Stradivarius
Science Daily Article
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