10 Real Science Stories That Should Be A Sci-Fi Movie

Good news: this single podcast episode is two shows at once! Because on this episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by comedians Caitlin Gill and Kandice Martellaro for a walk through the latest greatest science news you haven't heard yet. From there, they'll spitball the fun & funny sci-fi movies waiting to be adapted from that real life science. Because here's the #1 news story to remember: being alive is more interesting than people think it is.

Footnotes:

Caitlin Gill's new comedy album Major (Apple Music)

Caitlin Gill's tour dates and more

Femmebot PhD

5 Real Science Experiments Straight Out Of A Horror Movie (Cracked)

The 5 Weirdest Ways Science Is Trying To Save The World (Cracked)

6 Real News Stories That Are Straight Out Of Science Fiction (Cracked)

Watch artificial intelligence predict Conan O'Brien's gestures just from the sound of his voice (Science)

Alabamans Are Battling Car-Sized Yellow Jacket Nests This Year (Gizmodo)

In the Wild, Goldfish Turn From Pet to Pest (The New York Times)

New York City Has Genetically Distinct 'Uptown' and 'Downtown' Rats (The Atlantic)

Laughter (Radiolab)

The Mad Science Plan to Power the World With Poop (Gizmodo)

A 'poop train' from New York befouled a small Alabama town, until the town fought back (The Washington Post)

The Sound That Haunted Diplomats In Cuba? Crickets. (The Atlantic)

See us at the London Podcast Festival

That's right: our first-ever Cracked Podcast in LONDON, with special guests Robin Ince and Lou Sanders. The show is one night only, and that night is Sunday 8th September at Kings Place. Get your ticket right here!