Bioengineering is the field of using and modifying natural processes to produce new materials. This week’s guest, Lizzie Baker, bioengineered a new kind of spider silk to promote the growth of nerves and treat spinal cord injuries. Vinny and Katie share facts about space clocks and hybrid animals.
Angus and Sal unwind on their wine and wives night. Angus has had a rough first few days as a S.H.A.R.T. field agent while Sal has had to adjust to working alone again.
After decades of audiences clamouring for a feature-film crossover between dinosaurs and lemurs, Disney finally delivered with Dinosaur, a movie starring a cast of colourful characters who love a long walk! Follow Aladar, Neera, and the Dummies as they traverse barren land to the mystical nesting ground – and maybe learn a lesson or two about friendship along the way.
Tracking toxins in our environment is an important part of our food and health safety. Our guest Isabel Hilgendag talks about tracking the presence and effects of mercury in Arctic food webs. Vinny and Katie talk about fighting infections and bird navigation.
Featuring Taylor Davis (Parkdale Haunt, Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival), Kat Letwin (1623,Good Morning Tonight), and Cassie Pyatt (Paw Patrol, Babar and the Adventures of Badou). In the debut of Season 2, the panel discusses what everyone did (or didn’t do) on Halloween, what sexual escapades would result from a Jason Voorhees/Michael Myers crossover, and which of our competitors has inescapable “Stanley-Tucci-energy.”
No matter how much you care for real-life vehicles, it’s undeniable that fictional ones are just exponentially cooler in every way. From fancy gadgets, to literal transformations, to time travel (and much more!); these types of imaginary auto-machines have entered pop-culture in a big way and in some cases have helped pave the way for real life applications in the automotive industry. So join Tuong and That’s How I Remember It’s Michael Mongiardi, Raul Delgado, and John Richardson as they strap themselves in and shift into turbo as they rank Top 5 Fictional Vehicles!
Cierra Stiegelmar joins Vinny and Katie to share her work with robotic prosthetics. Vinny also talks about the smell of petrichor after the rain and Katie dishes the hot goss about protists.
“You’re about to meet the greatest warriors the world has ever known. Legendary, fashionable, powerful.”
This week join Tuong and 7000 year old God/Pull the Plug’s Justin Godelie as they miss all the Disney Plus day news and instead talk about dad life, Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson’s ongoing Fast + Furious beef, why Henry Cavill deserves a good Superman movie, and our movie of the week ..Eternals (2021)!
Angus finally gets his S.H.A.R.T. Field Agent Exam results. We get a glimpse of Sal’s dark past and Bubo stops by for a visit. Or has he been there all along? SPOILERS He has!
Well, friends, we made it to the new millennium, and a fate far greater than the Y2K bug awaited us: instead, the Dummies have arrived at Fantasia 2000! We’re celebrating with a familiar apprentice, and some new short films that range from forgettable to spectacular – and a few celebrities, too!