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  • 21 Hours of TWISmageddon

    21 Hours of TWISmageddon

    TWIS is hosting 21 Hours of TWISmageddon in a knock-out, drag-down celebration of SCIENCE and the fact that world will not end on the 21st of December at 11:11 UTC.

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  • Need recording of TWIS from 8/16/2012

    Need recording of TWIS from 8/16/2012

    Hello Minions! Unfortunately, we are experiencing a few bumps during our transition from TWiT.tv to an independent production. My recording of TWIS from last week did not capture all the audio, leaving us with an extremely incomplete audio file for the podcast. Additionally, there was a hiccup somewhere within YouTube, and the video of the […]

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  • TWIS adopts Google+ Hangouts and YouTube Live!

    TWIS adopts Google+ Hangouts and YouTube Live!

    If you wonder what broadcasting solution TWIS decided upon since being ejected from the TWiT.TV studios, wonder no more. TWIS will broadcast live via Google+ On Air Hangout and YouTube Live.

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  • Regarding the rumors of Cancellation

    Regarding the rumors of Cancellation

    This past Sunday, upon my return from a much needed vacation, I found that I had received several communications wondering if TWIS was cancelled. Not understanding where the rumor had started, and a bit confused from my recent sun, surf, and sand infusion, I investigated.

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  • 2010 TWIS Science Music Compilation Is Available!

    2010 TWIS Science Music Compilation Is Available!

    After nearly two years of hemming and hawing, the 2010 TWIS Science Music Compilation CD is available. Get them while they're hot because supplies are limited!

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  • TWIS Bookclub — January — Fool Me Twice

    TWIS Bookclub — January — Fool Me Twice

    Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America Shawn Lawrence Otto More than ever we need science to find solutions to the increasingly complex, daunting and urgent problems facing us all. At the same time, antiscience forces are ever stronger and science ever more sidelined in the thinking of citizens and politicians. In […]

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  • TWIS Bookclub — September — Whole Earth Discipline

    TWIS Bookclub — September — Whole Earth Discipline

    Whole Earth Discipline: Why Dense Cities, Nuclear Power, Transgenic Crops, Restored Wildlands, and Geoengineering Are Necessary Stewart Brand In September’s book, Stewart Brand argues that our best hope is a radical environmentalism that embraces urbanisation, genetic engineering, nuclear power and climate engineering. Is he right? Read the book and discuss the issues! buy from:amazon.com  amazon.ca  amazon.co.uk

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  • TWIS Bookclub – Summer 2011

    TWIS Bookclub – Summer 2011

    Catch up with the bookclub this summer! Here’s a list of books we have read: November, 2009 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann – Biology, Anthropology December, 2009 The Canon by Natalie Angier – General Science January, 2010 The Earth After Us – What Legacy Will Humans Leave in […]

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