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On July 16, 1945, in a New Mexico desert, the Trinity Test ushered in the Nuclear Age. No other piece of technology has penetrated the American consciousness like the nuclear bomb and found a place in everything from culture to medicine. This podcast explores how nuclear science has impacted and changed our world in both beneficial and destructive ways. We explore the intersection of nuclear science and society using interviews with historians, policymakers, experts in their fields, and firs ...
 
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Young scientists from the Division of Nuclear Physics (DNP) Conference react to the nuclear weapon talks which opened the conference. Hear their thoughts about the role nuclear scientists play in the future of nuclear policy and disarmament. Visit us at: mynuclearlife.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/mynuclearlife email us…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about monogamy, capitalism, and beta males!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/mr3978czhttps://tinyurl.com/5bskdrpthttps://tinyurl.com/3pez8xudhttps://tinyurl.com/mwjp95zphttps://tinyurl.com/bdfx37fdhttps://tinyurl.com/pne2msdnhttps://tinyurl.com/47hpzz67https://tinyurl.com/…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about the FDA, the American palette, and what exactly a "processed food" truly is!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/ywnfuvr5https://tinyurl.com/32zuuwpphttps://tinyurl.com/3e8yccu8https://tinyurl.com/yc8xz33whttps://tinyurl.com/tzy4cru4https://tinyurl.com/mr3ry8kyhttps://t…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about social media, scene hair, and whether or not the internet is killing us all slowly!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/mrx5dk7zhttps://tinyurl.com/56bp4hj7https://tinyurl.com/yt2sww4ahttps://tinyurl.com/yeusek2nhttps://tinyurl.com/yc4wvrrthttps://tinyurl.com/4mk6s6akht…
 
This week, Madeline is out with a health/wellness emergency so we're giving you a sneak taste of our Patreon content by giving you one of our Bonus Episodes from September! If you think content like this is worth $1, we do two per month over on our Patreon -- check it out!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared--- Send in a voice message: …
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about intentional communities, communes, and how to be groovy!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/ycxyx94vhttps://daily.jstor.org/when-communes-dont-fail/https://tinyurl.com/2tyknta7https://www.ic.org/paradisenow/https://tinyurl.com/mr4bkz7dhttps://tinyurl.com/5brzfesbhttps:…
 
In this episode, we take you inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with Dominik Orfanus founder of ChernobylX and lead tour guide, Lara Graldina. What is it like inside the "Zone"? Who lives there? What can you do to help? This and more on Episode 38. Note: This episode does not discuss the disaster itself. To hear about that event, listen to Episode…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about the art industry, your drug dealer's iguana, and why FACE/OFF is a better film than anything Fellini's ever made!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/yck53927https://tinyurl.com/2p87tmffhttps://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-63254878https://tinyurl.com/2v62sv3nhttp…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about US intervention in Iran, the American Bush Dynasty, and how many nuclear weapons you need to feel safe! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared SOURCES: https://www.cfr.org/timeline/us-relations-iran-1953-2022 https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cia-assisted-coup-overthrows-government-of-ir…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about the War on Drugs, Tupac, and why Coloradans love to say "ganja"!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://projectknow.com/discover/how-do-you-say-it-drugs/https://tinyurl.com/4j57bupshttps://tinyurl.com/2p8ybnx6https://tinyurl.com/37un4m37 https://tinyurl.com/2vdbshc8https://disa.com/ma…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about fame, the horror of Hidden Hills, and how it's nice to be able to go get a cup of coffee.PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/374r7uvrhttps://thewire.in/culture/psychology-fame-depressionhttps://www.buzzfeed.com/amandaeedelman/celebs-on-how-much-they-hate-being-famousht…
 
The St. Louis Baby Tooth Study has been reimagined. Using the original teeth collected from the children of the 1950s and 1960s Marc Weisskopf and his colleagues at Harvard are seeking to find new answers from old teeth. Shout out to Taz & Mookie Weisskopf who make their presence known on the recording. Note: For background on the Baby Tooth Study …
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about farming, backyard gardens, and the Black Panther Party! Sound quality changes halfway thru this episode due to technical difficulties, thank you for bearing with us!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://www.northstar-ok.com/blog/indoor-gardeninghttps://about.spud.com/blog-regrowing-…
 
This week, Madeline & Kenna talk about credit scores, homemade Coffee Coke, and David Graeber!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/y74muct2https://tinyurl.com/2p8jnd4dhttps://tinyurl.com/yf2y94dzhttps://tinyurl.com/5yk56wpzhttps://tinyurl.com/4wc4wstuhttps://tinyurl.com/ebtdx6b5https://tinyurl.com/fmzuyw94http…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about CIA-backed military coups, what Chase and Pepsi have in common, and the horrifying history of Operation Condor!PATREON:http://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://www.theguardian.com/news/2020/sep/03/operation-condor-the-illegal-state-network-that-terrorised-south-americahttp://www.cels.org.ar/esp…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about changing people's minds, cults and conspiratorial thinking, and the difference between growing up in Massachusetts versus Mississippi!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/4fu6dmx6https://tinyurl.com/2p93h4uahttps://tinyurl.com/2hb3udb3https://tinyurl.com/fytkadk4https:/…
 
Nina Gilden Seavey discusses how the St. Louis Baby Tooth Survey helped persuade U.S. President Kennedy to sign the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty which ended above-ground nuclear weapons testing in the US, UK, and the Soviet Union. In the process, citizen science was born and children sported cool buttons on their lapels.…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about happiness, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, and concrete pineapples!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/2rhwn8h5https://tinyurl.com/2p9art92https://tinyurl.com/dvk7ta6ehttps://tinyurl.com/yj7rxxtchttps://tinyurl.com/yxabus6xhttps://tinyurl.com/2p8ttzpdhttps://tinyurl.com/m…
 
He was and served as the 39th President of the USA. But before his career in politics, Jimmy Carter was a Navy Nuke under Gen. Rickover. What did he do in the Navy? How did this time in the Nuclear Navy shape his policies? What would happen if someone who thought like a scientist gained access to the highest seat in the land? Find out in this episo…
 
This week, Madeline & Kenna talk about Elon Musk, seducing Mars, and villain origin stories! Also: Madeline has the 'vid so we're recording remotely -- forgive any sound issues please!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/2p8end7phttps://tinyurl.com/y2hcmd4whttps://tinyurl.com/msyepdevhttps://tinyurl.com/yb62rr…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about water, Beavis and Butthead Do America, and the bimboification of environmentalism! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared SOURCES: https://tinyurl.com/bdd9fkbn https://tinyurl.com/5sr4dhbn https://tinyurl.com/273zcx4w https://tinyurl.com/uzhvkeyp https://tinyurl.com/y43bnu7h https://tinyurl.com/3p…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about adoption, Scooby Doo, and the usual culprits of eugenics, genocide, capitalism, and racism! It's super uplifting episode, clearly./s PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared SOURCES: https://tinyurl.com/2ybsen9e https://tinyurl.com/yckzets4 https://tinyurl.com/2fhwc72a https://tinyurl.com/mr2cbrp7 h…
 
This week, Kenna is still out but Madeline hosts with her friend David and talks about ghosts, aliens, UFOs, and who exactly decides what's paranormal or normal!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/creator-homeSOURCES:https://www.history.com/news/native-american-cahokia-chaco-canyonhttps://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/23780231221084775https://w…
 
Underground nuclear bunkers, the birth of FEMA, secret government plans for the end of the world, and more in this episode. Garrett Graff discusses his book Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself -- While the Rest of Us Die. Visit us at: mynuclearlife.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/mynuclearlife email us…
 
This week, Kenna is out and Madeline talks about fast fashion, synthetic versus natural fibers, and how much blame we should take for the conditions of capitalism we're forced to make imperfect choices in!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/3xfcsz8fhttps://tinyurl.com/3r65njsdhttps://tinyurl.com/2p8nmnbuhttps…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna construct an ideal society, try to figure out if laws should actually be laws or just really strong suggestions, and tell you why you shouldn't trust anyone you see covered in glitter!PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES: https://tinyurl.com/2p8maekh https://tinyurl.com/y75zwn7a https://tinyurl.com/…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about Radio Free Asia, the CIA's propaganda campaigns, and what corporation we'd want to own California!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:SOURCEShttps://www.wklaw.com/stealing-government-property/https://ballotpedia.org/PBS#:~:text=President%20%26%20CEO%2C%20WFYI-,Finances,the%20Corporation%2…
 
This episode explores how we, as humans, grapple with the end of the world through nuclear literature including fiction, nonfiction, poems, etc. How do we grapple with the "end" if it is caused by humans and how do we explain nuclear events to children? Visit our webpage for a list of books discussed in this episode. Visit us at: mynuclearlife.com …
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about romance scams, minions, and what's a normal amount of money lending between lovers! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared SOURCES: https://tinyurl.com/5bwky88m https://tinyurl.com/yc6hewmt https://tinyurl.com/4fuvmze4 https://tinyurl.com/3mmm5p2x https://tinyurl.com/yc47jwh3 https://tinyurl.com/b…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about NATO, Somali pirates who are sick of our nuclear waste, and why you should not just chew it!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/yc7b47jthttps://tinyurl.com/2p8vj97zhttps://tinyurl.com/552unr82https://tinyurl.com/n68nz4hhhttps://tinyurl.com/yc7b47jthttps://tinyurl.com/y…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about beauty standards, Jennifer Lopez, and selling bottles of shampoo!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/3jmk6epdhttps://tinyurl.com/5efehvp5https://tinyurl.com/3nf9ee7thttps://tinyurl.com/39pcva7mhttps://tinyurl.com/496n9ckwhttps://tinyurl.com/2p8dt73vhttps://tinyurl.com/…
 
This week Madeline and Kenna talk about labour rights around the globe, the Big Mac Index, and how broke Americans really are! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared SOURCES: https://tinyurl.com/2p99dubb https://tinyurl.com/3wwu8s3h https://tinyurl.com/22m3emhd https://tinyurl.com/yjb7843b https://tinyurl.com/mrxtuawf https://tinyurl.com…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about the Troubled Teen Industry, what exactly freedom means, and what we all have in common with Paris Hilton! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared SOURCES: https://tinyurl.com/bdhfwh7m https://tinyurl.com/4j9c326k https://tinyurl.com/2ha49ttj https://tinyurl.com/3ys3fxsx https://tinyurl.com/ya7t9mc9…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about forensic science, the weird world of quirky geniuses, and how you shouldn't use witchcraft to put people in prison!PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/y8ta9k3bhttps://tinyurl.com/5ybpv66bhttps://tinyurl.com/2bkhu8nchttps://tinyurl.com/y6avxd89https://tinyurl.com/2p8yr…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about garbage, Danny DeVito, and Big Trash! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared SOURCES: https://tinyurl.com/2p8carut https://tinyurl.com/ycku3nch https://tinyurl.com/2jw9nhe7 https://tinyurl.com/585kbeka https://tinyurl.com/2rm9fv9r https://tinyurl.com/2p8b9u83 https://tinyurl.com/ycknr5fm https://t…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about Prefab Housing, Betsey Johnson, and ice cream cone utopia!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/225jpc6shttps://tinyurl.com/mts345vuhttps://tinyurl.com/2p9cvrs5https://tinyurl.com/yc6ywzmyhttps://tinyurl.com/2p85ev99https://tinyurl.com/43nkyzjthttps://tinyurl.com/4utw4ak…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about shopping malls, stealing things from Hot Topic, and why every mall should probably just be an ice rink! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared SOURCES: https://tinyurl.com/mwx5785s https://www.eurozine.com/shopping-town-usa-2/ https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Bazaar https://multiglom.com…
 
What is a war game? How did they shape our understanding of the Cold War? Did the mathematicians or social scientists win the war of the COW game? Learn about issues surrounding wargaming at RAND and elsewhere as Shelly & John dive deep into the question, "Can wargaming teach ethics?" Find John Emery's paper here: Moral Choices without Moral Langua…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about COINTELPRO, the Black Panther Party, and the difference between Secret Police and Undercover Police! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared SOURCES: https://vault.fbi.gov/cointel-pro https://www.britannica.com/topic/COINTELPRO https://tinyurl.com/3mw58n8j http://depts.washington.edu/moves/CP_map-m…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about cryptocurrency, JNCO jeans, and our lord and savior Sandra Bullock!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://www.techtarget.com/searchsecurity/definition/cryptographyhttps://tinyurl.com/msk2c8https://tinyurl.com/yc2ra7rxhttps://tinyurl.com/5n6cexs3https://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdfhttps://…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna share one of our bonus episodes from our Patreon! For $2 per month, you can access 1-2 casual bonus episodes per month just like this. We hope to see you there! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/pickmeupimscared/message…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about internet trolls, fighting with strangers in public, and astroturf! PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://firstsiteguide.com/cyberbullying-stats/#:~:text=According%20to%20Statista%20research%2C%2038,%2C%20chat%20rooms%2C%20and%20blogs.https://www.ditchthelabel.org/cyber-bullying-stat…
 
This week, Madeline and Kenna talk about competition-based reality tv shows, that movie Gamer, and how the internet will ruin your life!PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscaredSOURCES:https://tinyurl.com/4m8wb5ubhttps://tinyurl.com/2p87u8muhttps://tinyurl.com/yckzb6phhttps://tinyurl.com/y8edpk9yhttps://tinyurl.com/ajnd8b2xhttps://tinyurl.co…
 
Today's episode features the musical duo Charming Disaster. They discuss the process of writing their new album based on the life of Marie Curie and the element she discovered, stories that did not make it into their songs, and ways that this album should sound familiar to fans but is also a departure from their usual writing style. Also, Elia & Je…
 
This week, Madeline & Kenna talk about psychopathy, Cluster B Personality Disorders, and why Kenna is an evil criminal mastermind that needs to be locked up for good! ***Correction in this episode: Madeline thought OCD and OCPD were the same thing, whoopsies and sorry!*** PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/pickmeupimscared SOURCES: https://tinyurl.co…
 
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