This week in the news, Tim and Tom talk about a new study about attitudes about science and religion and whether or not they conflict. In our arts segment, they talk about the history of the Ouija Board, and in history, Tom enlightens us about the origins of Halloween. Also this week, we debut a new segment, called the Magic Numbers.
This week, Tim and Tom talk about a recent New York Time article discussing the absence of women in Silicon Valley. In the arts segment, they talk about the sci-fi comedy Real Genius, and the history segment looks at the 1009 destruction of a holy site in Jerusalem.
The Times article is here.
The Wired story is here.
This week, Tim and Tom talk about a recent piece of legislation that legalizes assisted suicide in California, and legitimately disagree. In the arts segment, they talk about the Robert Louis Stevenson novella The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. And in history, the look at the peculiar American holiday of Columbus Day.