Infidel Links, Podcast Dump

10 Dec

Execution of 38 Lakota in Minnesota It pains me to admit, that I cannot blog enough, to comment on most of the fine content I listen to daily. So, I’m going to dump the links now, although each one deserves its own post.

When Scientists Kill (Rationally Speaking)

Little War on the Prairie (This American Life)

Growing up in Mankato, Minnesota, John Biewen says, nobody ever talked about the most important historical event ever to happen there: in 1862, it was the site of the largest mass execution in U.S. history. Thirty-eight Dakota Indians were hanged after a war with white settlers. John went back to Minnesota to figure out what really happened 150 years ago, and why Minnesotans didn’t talk about it much after.

Matt K. Lewis and Bill Scher on the “Fiscal Cliff” (BhTV)

The (Legal) Marijuana Business (NPR Planet Money)

Nyasasaurus The Oldest Dinosaur (Quirks and Quarks)

Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why (Skeptically Speaking)

Michael Gordin on Immanuel Velikovsky (Point of Inquiry)

Andrew Johnson and Far From the Tree (BhTV)

The Assyrian (The Ancient World)

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