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A podcast of Science, Comedy and Ignorance.

124.0 - Getting Dogs Drunk

Beer, Sharks, New Continent, Sad Dogs, Tonga.

123.0 - Froth!

We interview Dr. Helen Czerski about ocean bubbles and froth.

122.0 - Your New Organ and You

The blackest black. A brand new organ. Popcorn popcorn. The weight of everything. English China. Moscow 1400AD. Coke as a pesticide.

121.0 - Waporised

Interview: Cavitation bubbles with Dr Danail Obreschkow

120.0 - A Fish of a Time

Space Law, Sea Sickness, Ethiopia 500AD, Dolphin speech, Cow Burps and Methane.

119.0 - Deep Sausages

Mars, Blisters, Grip strength, Glue, Pre Incan Tech, Smiling Losers.

118.0 - A lovely bowl of Bufo Marinus

Greg and Dan chat to Michelle Franklin about the Cane Toad epidemic. Also addresses and ultrasounds.

117.0 - Squeezing buttocks live at the Planting Festival

Greg and Dan run their game show LIVE at the Planting Festival at Woodford.

116.0 - A Blunt Chat with Dr. Cassandra Perryman

Cassandra Perryman on drugs and addiction

115.0 - Black Suits

Crows and tubes, Sonic Booms, Magnetic tapes, Celebrity poop.

114.0 - The Harvest

Organ donation with Dr. Aimee Cunningham

113.0 - Hair Brained

Crows sense of self, Frizzy Hair, Sucking blood, Going Loco in Merv.

112.0 - Planet Nein

Greg and Dan, with the help of Dr Michele Bannister discuss the Pluto flyby results and the mysterious planet found on the outskirts of our solar system.

111.0 - Valentine’s Goo

Gravitational Waves, Freezing stuff, Chins, Elephants, Trees Breaking, Vikings.

110.0 - Balloon Horror

Greg and Dan, with the help of Dr Cassandra Perryman, Dr Greg Watson and Natalie Bochenski, get the stories of a bunch of science keenos at the Woodford Folk Festival.

109.0 - Woodford 2 Frog Bonk

Greg and Dan, with the help of Spencer Howsen, Dr Cassandra Perryman and Caitlin Syme get the stories of a bunch of science keenos at the Woodford Folk Festival.

108.0 - Woodford 1 Bug Junk

Greg and Dan, with the help of Spencer Howsen and Dr. Jen Parson get the stories of a bunch of science keenos at the Woodford Folk Festival.

107.5 - A Very Hitler Christmas

Segments: Peaches, Resources, Baby Hitler

107.0 - Bags of Blood

Segments: Pumpkins, Bags under the eyes, Jedis, Coins. Sketches: Neanderthal Farming, Tax, Time Travel Story.

106.0 - Default Minimum Incoming

Interview: Scott Santen talks about the idea of a default minimum income.

105.0 - Hey Chicken! You Yella?

Segments: White shirts, Ant medication, Petrol reclaimation and Pimp my Time Kentucky. Sketches: Echo Location, Mars Attacks, Broken Video Game.

104.0 - Dan and Greg talk rubbish

Interview: Kristin Metzeling about recycling

103.0 - Lie in it

Segments: Make your bed. Mt Fuji. Babies are goal oriented. Pimp Tehran 500BC

102.0 - The Lost Interview

Interview: Madeline O'Leary - Epilepsy and Fish.

101.0 - Horizontal Partying

Segments: Adrenalin, Grandmothers, Air Turbines, Rome 1. Sketches: Earthquake, Probe, Sketch Artist

100.0 - A turtle poking out LIVE

Episode 100 was recorded live at the Powerhouse Turbine Platform. We play a game show where the audience brings us science stories. Sponsored by spacificatravel.com and aquariumstogo.com.au

99.0 - Adrift and Encrusted

Segments: Vegan Diet, Barnacles, Magnetic Pole Flip, Columbus and the Pox. Sketches: Multiverse

98.0 - Spaced Out

Interview: Rebecca Allen - Pluto flyby, plasma tubes.

97.0 - Floats like an Elephant

Segments: Pluto, Questions, Getting taller, Dumbo, Greece Sketches: Slippery Slope, Prank Call, Amedeo

96.0 - Climate Change Your Mind

Interview: John Cook - Climate Change debate techniques

95.0 - The Reich Stuff

Segments: Wolves and baboons, cars and fuel gauges, Dinosaur fingers, Germany 1920 Sketches: Tech Support, Old Macdonald, Documentary

94.0 - CSI: Mutoudeng Village

Interview: Caitlin Syme and dinosaur forensics.

93.0 - Rats and Cats

Segments: Rats have empathy, Cats like boxes, can ultrasound damage your ear, Who wants to shoot Hitler, Wiltshire England 2000BC, Terminal Velocity of a plane. Sketches: Firefighteer, Apology, Different sketch.

92.0 - Slippery When Wet

Interview: Dean Narramore returns to discuss weather and transport.

91.0 - Hearing Silence

Segments: Private Schools, Infrasound, Pat your dog, Pimp my Time - Khmer Empire. Sketches: Time protest, Paranoia, Cycle of Fear.

90.0 - Lumber Jacked

Interview: Michael Green - Wooden Skyscrapers

89.0 - Thunder in the Middle

Segments: Salt water, Eyelash length, He-Man cryptozoo, Zombie spread, Pimp my Time - French Revolution. Sketches: History, Robert the Robber, Neck Pinch

88.0 - Tiny James Bond

Interview: Dr Wilko Duprez Anti-biotics

87.0 - Eleven out of Ten

Segments: Neanderthal sex location, Zambonis, Avocados, Women lie about disliking men, LSD Dinosaurs, Surviving in a fictional universe. Sketches: Transylvanian Fonts, Love Poem, Knowing Each Other.

86.0 - Ince-tant Robin

Interview: Robin Ince (from the Infinite Monkey Cage) discusses how science brings such delight and happiness.

85.0 - A Bite to the Skull

Segments: Bubbles, Infrared, Minor Planets, Zombie Supermarket, Head Lice. Sketches: Good Cop, Terrible Cop. Cat out of the Bag, Issac Newton Newtonian Weight Loss Programme.

84.0 - The Future of Work

Interview: Dr Stefan Hajkowicz and the future of work.

83.0 - Sweeping the Chimney

Segments: Chimneys in the wind, Cracker Science, Mosquito mouths, The Grim Reaper's speed, Chickens and Eggs at the same time. Sketches: The wrong religion, Eating my Bodyweight, 12 days of Xmas.

82.0 - Bug Hunt

Cryptozoo: How to cook xenomorphs with Kenji Lopez-Alt

81.0 - A Relay Race of Disease.

Segments: Bubbles, When the neandersex happened, Hand drying, Electricity and the horse race, Holograms for wifi. Sketches: T3h Raven, Meeting Dave, Courteous Aliens.

80.0 - Popcorn Cows

Interview: Daniella Martin and eating bugs

79.0 - Babies under the table

Segments: Alcohol in breast milk, attractive men, genetics of your ex-boyfriend, Onions, Tellitubbies. Sketches: Wookie, New suit, 100% of the brain.

78.0 - Off the Scale

Interview: David Steen - Snakes, tortoises and Godzilla.

77.0 - Pale Beige Dot

Segments: Microwaving the speed of light, Midges, The colour of the universe, The Rice Experiment, Sitting by yourself, Cryptozoo Thomas the Tank Engine. Sketches: Crocodile Pop, A Woven Blanket, Yoda Training. Song: The Rebuttal of Schrödinger's Cat

76.0 - The Vaccination Bug

Segment: Who first proved the speed of light? Interview: Prof. John Aaskov - Vaccinations

75.0 - The Best of Smart Enough to Know Better 2

Segments: Ball Lightning, Silver, The water cycle Songs: My Boddy, Under the C. Cryptozoos: Werewolves, Zombies. Sketches: Apocalypse Brunch, Stormtroopers

74.0 - The Best of Smart Enough to Know Better 1

Segments: Pyramids, Left-handedness. Songs: Monster Wife, Heliorap. Cryptozoos: Reindeer, Pokemon, Gremlins. Sketches: Henge Problem,

73.0 - The Dark Suck

Interview - Greg Wah and Dan Beeston are interviewed by Allen Chang and Alistair Kearney about fictional energy.

72.0 - Web of Truths

Segments: St. John's Wort is dangerous. Interview: Dr. Rob Raven - Spiders

71.0 - Animals, Minerals and Vegetables... and Fungi

Segments: Warp drives, Credit card chips, Brand new rocks, Tumeric, Mario. Sketches: Autobots, Noah's daughter, Performance Review.

70.0 - A Sky Full of Cake

Interview: Brendan Griffen - Dark Energy

69.0 - Tiny Lady Pipes

Segments: Thyroid, Dog butts, Gluten, Scientists don't like looking at lady parts, 5 second rule, Baby's blood. Sketches: You're off the case, Home run, Drop zone.

68.5 - Rob Who?

Interview: Rob Lloyd and the Science of Doctor Who.

68.0 - This episode sucks

Interview: Dean Narramore - Tornados.

67.0 - Hammer Time

Segments: Sedna's sister and the Nature Podcast. Twins and their genetics, The first Knight Spatula. Civilization Falls, Cryptozoo Thor's Hammer. Sketches: Under the Colon, More Phone sex, Maths Sketch Sketch.

66.0 - How's it Hanging?

Interview: Dr. Jen Parsons - Bats

65.0 - Everything white with the world.

Segments: White skin, Eyeglasses, Cost of not travlling to space, Name the moon. Sketches: Apocalypse brunch, Meanwhile in Easterous, Alt Therapy. Song: The Heliorap.

64.0 - The Plastic Brain of Greg Downey

Interview: Prof Greg Downey

63.0 - The Paperwork

Segments: The Paperwork, Oil Pulling, Magnets, Stephen Hawking adds to our knowledge of black holes. Sketches: Asylum Seekers, Esperanto, Chickens.

62.0 - Ned's Dead

Interview: Dr. Craig Cormick - The Science of Ned Kelly Segment: Tempering Metal

61.0 - Magnet Dog

Segments: Dogs detect magnetic fields, The common Cold, Neaderthal relations. Sketches: Keeping Cool, Condiments, The Horns of Jericho

60.0 - CSI: Chad

Interview: Michele Bannister and how the solar system came to be where it's at right now.

59.0 - The Magic of Christman

Segments: Dan's Dental Adventure, Pee follow up, Fancy Dinosaurs, Smart Drinkers, Unifying Christ's powers. Sketches: Zombie Speed, Train Sex, A very special Christmas.

58.0 - Faith Heeler

Interview: Peter Boghossian - Author of "A manual for creating atheists"

57.0 - Round the back, chocolate's made.

Segments: Gas, Wee, Dogs, Farts, Poo. (This is what happens when you don't compare notes) Sketches: Pascal's wager, Helium Balloons, Van der Waals

56.0 - Viral Delivery to the Head

Interview: Dave Hawkes. Viruses as a delivery service.

55.0 - Pokemon WHY?!!

Segments: Pikachu, Color blind, Dinosaur theme park, Heavy photons, Saving people with vaccines. Sketches: Diamond Thieves, Viking Economics, Bikie War.

54.0 - Sticky Meat

Interview: Dr Joel Gilmore and Molecular Gastronomy Segment: Paleo Diet

53.0 - Tarnation

Segments: Tarnish, Fat Universe, Godless ethics, Cryptozoo the Flash. Sketches: Swearing, The server, 111 Up.

52.0 - Solar Panel Beaters

Segments: Element 115, Nuclear hoax. Interview: Anthony Prior from Team Arrow

51.0 - Absorbant and Yellow and Porous

Segments: Survey, Chad-watch, Plastimake, More Jurassic Park errors, Eating people, Aquaman, Knights Sketches: Amityville, The Vampire, The Menu.

50.0 - Citizens? Science!

Segments: David Attenborough. Interview: Rob Hollow, Citizen Science

49.0 - Quit Bugging Me

Segments: Komodo Dragons, Flailing Baby Limbs, Countdown, Mosquitos in the Rain, Geckos, Feas, Bedbugs, Bias and Bats. Sketches: The Lone Ranger, Graduation, Burns

48.0 - Entangled

Segment: Man of Steel Interview: David Galiel from Elbowfish Games talks about the board game 'Antimatter Matters'.

47.0 - Year Four ▶

Segments: Bondage makes you well adjusted, Car windscreens, silver and gold, Green lantern Sketches: Genie, The Arch, Eye Exam

46.0 - Bannister to the Stars

Interview: Michele Bannister - The Outer Planets

45.0 - Limericles!!

Segments: Limericks, The Flu, How to be Happy, Polar Molecules, Riddle South-East-North, Mass Diet

44.0 - The Claw!!

Interview: The secret interview, Tal Waterhouse, Dr Carol Oliver and Dr Joel Gilmore.

43.0 - Walkie Talkies for Guns

Segments: Jurassic Park 4, Eating or the lack there-of, Mossies, Lizards, Putting things into rats, Babies are Jerks, Cicadas. Sketches: Driving Test, Operating System, P-Bleep-A

42.0 - How is Babby Blood Made?

Interview: Dr. Greg Watson and performance enhancing drugs.

41.0 - Hue's on First

Segments: The infinite bar riddle, Rebooting the universe, Our new sponsors*, Color Evolution, Theories and Hypothesies. Sketches: The Church of Nobody Know, Death Star IT, Whale research

40.0 - Display it Again Sam

Interview: Sam Clifford discusses stats and pollution.

39.0 - Silver Tongues, Brass Holes.

Segments: Neon Squids, Silver, Werewolves, Holding Kitties. Sketches: Stonehenge, Sports Car, Rhyming.

38.0 - Vanstone Cold Crazy

Segments: Cloning Neanderthals, pets, Carrington Vanston talks about film tech.

37.0 - Leuco Dye Hard

Segments: Angel Genitals, Eating Dinosaurs, Vampire Farming, What a hand is for, Religious Brains. Sketches: Q, Quantum Tunnels, Movie review

36.0 - Bananarmageddon

Interview: Dr. Stefan Hajkowicz, Megatrends and the end of the world.

35.0 - Babies are dumb

Segments: Outrunning Dinosaurs, The trouble with siblings, Dumb Babies, Smart Babies. Sketches: A breakup, Wookie chess, He-man.

34.0 - Sumner Camp

Interview: Kelly Sumner's Cult Experience Segments: The Bloop (revisited), Jurassic Park couldn't happen.

33.0 - I Have No Sun!

Segments: Eclipse, Light Switch Riddle, Viruses R Us, Core the Earth, Driving License, City of Gold, Wisdom of Crowds. Sketches: Cannibals, Forest Moon, Total Eclipse of the Heart

32.0 - Our Future World

Interview: Brisbane Writer's Festival with Paul Gilding, Stefan Hajkowicz and John de Graaf

31.0 - Don't know Squat

Segments: Probe slowdown, Gender Bias, Toilet Sitting, Sleeping In. Sketches: Gomorah Angels, The Joker, Dragon Slayer.

30.0 - A Logical Knot

Interview: Logic with Kevin Lowe. Segments: Alkaline diets, Telescope array, Doctor Chiropractor.

29.0 - Moon Spiders

Segments: Jupiter impact, Riddle - Gold Coins, Animals in Space, Broken Heart, Telescopes. Sketches: Trek, Mary, Footy Show.

28.0 - The droids we're looking for

Interview: Emily Lakdawalla Segments: Cryptozoo animal splicing, Potential energy, The battle of Autobot City.

27.0 - Can it!

Segments: Tesla, Moon Dust, Curiosity, Rainbows, Tinned Food, Exploding Termites, The Dragon Riddle, Fear of Crowds, Nasa and we know it. Sketches: Moon landing, Most Dangerous Game, Town Ain't Big Enough.

26.0 - A Dinosaur Point

Interview: Paul Willis. Segments: Dog's licking, Vampires and mirrors, Ramadan. Sketches: Blofeld's cat, The pope, Turing Test

25.5 - Scratching an Ichth

Segments: Mars 1, Fish Stocks, Smart Traffic

25.0 - Page Boys

Interview: Carol Gauld. Segments: Zombie Animals, Insects. Sketches: Judas, The 7 Commandments, Carpooling.

24.5 - Not a Drop to Drink

Segments: All the water, The weight of E and sighing.

24.0 - Melting Down Hearts

Interview: Bob Apthorp. Segments: Smart Enough Expo, Hulk Mortality. Sketches: Arborium, Horoscopes, The Thing.

23.5 - Vision to Mars

Vision problems for space travellers, Mobile Phone pips, jumping into the void. Song: This Lab.

23.0 - A Nice Bowl of Hot Stu

Interview: Stuart Layt. Segments: Feathered T-rex, Cryptozoo telekinesis. Sketches: Perspective News, Pet Store and Favourite Film.

22.5 - Adelicious

How music works, How Adele works and a song by Dan about bioluminescence.

22.0 - Boson Walks the Planck

Interview: David Harris. Segments: Warp Drive deceleration, re-enactment of the Copenhangen interpretation. Sketches: Higgs Poem, StormTroopers, Great Apes.

21.5 - Getting the pips

Segments: Mobile Phone pips, Speaking backwards, Hypnosis, lifting heavy stuff. Story: The Cat.

21.0 - Pulled Out of Our Hats

Interview: Peter Booth. Segments: Earth Weight, Dan's son, How many dead people, Miscarriages. Sketches: History Shaft, Letter Reading.

20.5 - Left Right Handed

Dan and Greg bring Janet the Librarian on to discuss The greatest show on earth, They natter about right handed cavemen and they resolve the National Anthem competition.

20.0 - The Finger Prince

Interview: Matt Thompson. Segments: Stephen Hawking, The Moon, Leap Seconds. Sketch: Officer Robot.

19.5 - A Load of Old Ring Toss

Brain Dunning discusses zombie powder, ring worlds, testing psychics and bringing back the mammoths.

19.0 - Nose what evil

Interview: Brian Dunning. Segments: Flying Reindeer, Naming Elements. Sketches: Super Villains, Be Bad

18.5 - Expinktion Level Event

Interview: Steve Nerlich. Segments: Extinction, Pink is not Magenta

18.0 - Daze of Astronomy

Interview: Steve Nerlich. Segments: Anthem, Tithing. Sketches: Bucks night, Interesting game, Meteorologist.

17.5 - 7 Billion Problems

Interview: Geo. Segments: over-population, strokes. Sketch: blackmail

17.0 - Hrabbiting on

Interview: George Hrab. Segments: Looking at the sun, Cryptozoo Nightmare on Elm st, National Anthem, WOS: Gold Medals, Impossible Island. Sketches: Food Taster, Prof Wordsworth, At the Races.

16.5 - Week in Geek

Greg and Dan briefly tell you where to get the 'Week in Geek' podcast.

16.0 - Meating Celebrities

Segments, cyclones, Making Meat, competitions, Too much gold, vaccinations. Sketches: Bruce Wayne School for teens, Fair Trade, FM Radio

15.5 - Whoa! No Way!

Liars, babies in the matrix, orbiting

15.0 - Episode Number Twos

Interview: Dr Watson returns with bowel info. Segments: Dan's back from France. What you can't do in a space suit. Lemon Batteries. Sketches: 3D Glasses, Kept Man, Tourette's.

14.5 - Wah? What is it good for?

Greg has a rant about space funding. Dan cowers.

14.0 - Land Before Time

Interview: Jeremy from Walking with Dinosaurs. Segments: Stitcher, Volcano Ash, Ice Bullets in space, Tattoos, Pelicans. Sketches: Buying Milk, Brass Razoos, Monkeys can Rollerskate.

13.5 - Let the right vampire in

Star Trek communicators, Sigh/Kick, Vampire Ethics, Death threats, Tears Tears.

13.0 - Social Mediocrity

Interview: John Birmingham. Segments: Photons and Black Holes, peeing in the cold, Theft of ideas. Sketches: Learning French, Rapture, Chain Letter.

12.5 - Two Cows worth of meat

Scraps from David Harris, Merkins, Photons and dairy cows.

12.0 - David Harassment

Interview: David Harris. Segments: Accents, the final challenge - black holes. walk of shame. Sketches: The Frog and the Scorpion, Papa Cicada.

11.5 - Triangle of Controversy

The Pioneer Discrepancy, The moon's Gravity effects, Quakes, Pyroles. Song - Taeniarhynchus saginata, Sketch - 100 word review.

11.0 - Captain Australia Day

Interview: Capt. Australia. Segments: Cryptozoo - Zombies, Challenge - Diodes, Song - History of Knowledge. Sketches - Troy's Horse, Superman 2020, This Day in History.

10.5 - Conmanship

Philip Escoffey talks about Quantum Physics, Pyroluria and other cons, placebos, then we discuss sky burials, and we celebrate pi and pie.

10.0 - Why don't you think about it?

Interview: Skeptical Mentalist Phillip Escoffey. Segments: The Richter Scale, Supermoon, Einstein's Theory, Computer composed music. Sketches: Rocket Fuel, Buzz Kill.

9.5 - The Dance

Witches gets licenses, God kills everyone, Dan gets a massage. Cryptozoo 3 - Stop the Flood.

9.0 - Nazis on the Moon

An interview with Jarmo Puskala, the writer of 'IRON SKY'. Condensation, Blood, Hypothetically Speaking and Greenpeace. Sketches. Last Rites, Standot Comedy, and This day in History.

8.5 - Blood blood blood blood

Offcuts from the John Birmingham interview, a chat about blood and the debut of the song 'Harrison' by Dan.

8.0 - The Birmingham Special (not a sex position)

Australian accents, John Birmingham, Sound and Light Challenge, Transparent Aluminium. Sketches: New Years Resolution, Who's on first, History.

7.5 - The Little Fulcrum Theory

Porn, Dr Joel: Biophysicist, Why Gold?, SE2KB

7.1 - Emergency Power Band

A quick emergency podcast to discuss the Power Band Press Release. Also, Emergency Power Band is an awesome name for a rock quartet.

7.0 - Green Christmas

Christmas, Climate change with Joel Gilmore, Double rainbows. Sketches: Nativity, Centipede, History 25th Dec, Jesus Addiction. Thanks to @girlclumsy, Lily and Jack for their voices

6.5 - Walking. On air

Scraps from the cutting room floor. The greatest American Hero, Vegetarianism. Ma of Wah. Sketch: Video that's not quite right. (with Stuart Layt)

6.0 - Hot Asian Girls

Dengue Fever vaccine, the Bernoulli effect, happiness. Sketches: Heisenberg, Last Meal, This day in history.

5.5 - Stopped in Space

The Pioneer Discrepancy, Ma of Wah and the song 'Super Hero'.

5.0 - Both Acid and Base Humour

Terror Birds, Acid, Pre-scripted water cycle, Signs. Sketches: The Sun Dial, Mandelbrot, Blue Sky Meeting.

4.0 - A Mysterious Package

New cards, Calendars, The breakdown of Physics, Immortal Jelly Fish, How to find a planet, Creationist Minute. Sketches - Einstein Diet, Joke that doesn't work on the radio, This day in history, Grace and Inception.

3.7 - Keeping abreast of the situation.

In this half episode our regular pair of tits interview Renee about the ins and outs of mammaries.

3.3 - Smart Enough to Know Politics

Greg and Dan were asked to write some sketches for 612 Brisbane radio in the lead up to the election. This is the compilation.

3.0 - The ends of the Earth

Hydrostatic equilibrium, Big sun Eta Carinae, Stuart Layt tells three ways the world will end, This day in History. Sketches: Exile, Abraham

2.5 - Choice offcuts from the Doctor

The Rosetta spacecraft, Mystery sounds, Gremlins, and Offcuts from the Doctor. Sketches - Comedy dissection, A visit with animals.

2.0 - Keep the doctor away!

Giant Attack Whale, Miracle Diet Berries, Neanderthals, Male lactation, Nuclear reactors. Sketches: Mime Artist, Number songs, This day is history.

1.5 - The game with the round ball

Dan and Greg rope Spencer Howson in to discuss soccer, football and then a little Doctor who. Ma of Wah Soccer story. Sketchs - Foo'Baw' , Pan pipes.

1.0 - Zero Point (and other nerdy surfing locations)

Guatemalan Sink Hole, Tornados, Zero point energy, Life on Titan, Holographs. Sketches - Big Tony, King Richard, This day in History, The Rug Store.