Fake news has become an unfortunate and dangerous new paradigm in the world today, grown out of the Trump presidential election campaign and now a staple of the Trump presidency. One area that fake news has made its mark is in science, where people are using fake stories about science to further their agendas, with climate change being an obvious example. Steve and Ben discuss how to spot fake news, as well as the recent Trump solo media conference that Jake Tapper from CNN described as “unhinged”. Steve and Ben also discuss the Bose QC25 noise-cancelling headphones and Ben’s experience using them.
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