163: Skepticrat163 - Pocalypse-tacular Edition


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On this week's episode: Noah gives up a cool space story to talk about idiots irradiating themselves ... Eli gives up important political stories to talk about syrup ... And we celebrate the end of the year with a very special pocalypse-tacular.
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Headline Sources:
CDC warns of omicron variant: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2021/12/14/omicron-us-spread/
Canada dips into their maple syrup reserves: https://www.wtsp.com/article/news/world/canada-maple-syrup-reserve-shortage/67-d42eb5f2-be13-43d5-86ef-fb3316e5ea52
DeSantis unveils the Stop WOKE Act so parents can sue if their kid learns about CRT:

Necklace advertised as “anti-5G” turns out to be radioactive: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-59703523
Scorpion-pocalypse: https://www.npr.org/2021/11/14/1055680400/3-dead-hundreds-injured-after-storms-rouse-scorpions-in-egypt
21 things that made the world a better place in 2021: https://www.wired.com/story/2021-positive-news/

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