The older archives (>10 years old) have been substantially recovered -- more than 23,800 files' worth -- and are now reachable through the search engine and via file download. Email here if you have any questions.
Your support is essential if the service is to continue, there are bandwidth bills to pay every month and failing disk drives to replace. Volunteers do the work, but disk drives and bandwidth are not free. We encourage you to contribute financially, even a dollar helps. Click here to donate.
Welcome to the new Radio4all website! If you cannot log in, you may need to reset your password. Email here if you need additional support.
 
Program Information
Half-Cocked Tales
Regular Show
 None  Contact Contributor
Feb. 28, 2024, midnight
In this conversation, the hosts explore the history and purpose of calendar reform, the differences between the Julian and Gregorian calendars, and the challenges of implementing a new calendar system. They also touch on the drawbacks of daylight savings time and share interesting facts about snakes, including the discovery of two distinct species of green anacondas and a python with emoji-like patterns on its back. The conversation covers various topics including mosquitoes, fusion reactors, AI, Neanderthals, and timeshare scams. The hosts discuss the potential of AI in controlling fusion reactors and the ethical concerns surrounding its use. They also explore the ingenuity of Neanderthals in using glue and their burial practices. The conversation concludes with a fact-checking game where the hosts discuss news events that have been fact-checked. The episode concludes with stories about the reintroduction of black rhinos in Kenya, and a breakthrough treatment for tumors in dogs.
Dan Leeson
Edit as needed for broadcast. Always appreciate a heads up at halfcockedtales@gmail.com so we can let people know where to find us, but it's not necessary.
Cheers!

Download Program Podcast
00:55:10 1 Feb. 28, 2024
  View Script
    
 00:55:10  128Kbps mp3
(MB) None
137 Download File...