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326 - Anchor's Away Part 3

Released Friday, 28th August 2020
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00:00:00 - We're doing another Anchor-themed clip show! Following up on episodes 266 and 282, we have another round of short audio clips that Ryan created for the podcast startup Anchor under the banner of Organized Curiosity (explanation of the name here). Before we dive in, two things: the correction and the drink. The correction is an explanation of a misspelling. The drink is a Mystic Mamma IPA from Jackie O’s, it’s especially good while cooking a spicy dinner. On to the show!
00:05:01 - A flight with a window seat prompts a promotion of the Flyover Country App.
00:07:31 - It’s the Ides of March and the thought of a historic stabbi… makes Ryan want to discuss the science of human blood.
00:12:56 - Better know a root: haemo-
00:15:11 - Bio bios: Atlantic Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus
00:20:46 - Bio bios:
Mangrove Finch (Camarhynchus heliobates)
00:26:12 - Abby from Let Me Google That calls in to share her love of all things blood. It prompts a discussion of blood types.
00:32:29 - In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, so Ryan discusses the myth of the saint banishing snakes from the Emerald Isle.
00:36:09 - Bio bios: Brewer’s/Baker’s Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisi…
00:41:40 - And it’s been featured on the show before, but it never hurts to remind people of Adam Cole’s excellent (A Biologist's) St. Patrick's Day Song
00:44:15 - News you probably cannot use: Humpback whales are forming supergroups, but why?
00:49:30 - To unwind, some whalesong.
00:50:33 -Q&A: Ryan rants about supposedly “chemical-free” products, like bananas
00:56:00 - News you probably cannot use: an octopus fossil, enjoy.
01:01:31 - Q&A: Chris called in to tell us about how much he loves a Riemann surface, which Ryan cannot explain.
01:05:20 - PaleoPOWs are a lot like Ryan’s Anchor show, it’s just him alone reading out loud. This episode it’s an e-mail from Adam S. who has rediscovered the show after having not listened in a long time. Glad to have you back, Adam!
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Music credit: Feel Good (Instrumental) - Broke For Free

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