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Almost Human

Almost HumanBlendover Episode 176:

After a short break, Blendover is back, and we jump into our new episode looking at the landmark discovery of Homo Naledi – the new “almost human” species found in South Africa. The exciting discovery adds a new link to the chain of our evolution, but some scientists aren’t too sure about that…
Our Craniumelody artist this episode is Winterlight.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Almost Human: Homo Naledi
  • Virginia Shooting on Live TV
  • Head Transplant
  • California Lake Mysteriously Drains
  • Winterlight
  • Bernie Sanders
  • Privacy and Facebook
  • Zombie Apocalypse
  • WTF: Fake a Baby
  • WTF: Sex, Death, and Moat
  • WTF: Teacher is a Porn Star
  • WTF: Cloaked Figure Leaves Raw Meat Near Playground
  • Kim Davis

BlendoveR is the “trendover” podcast, bringing you the news that the news isn’t covering. Presented by Greg Davies and Aaron Ciavarra, we focus on topics that are not trending across the web and in the mainstream media, and have a knack accurate predictions of coming events, trends, and media coverage.

 


 

Almost Human: Homo Naledi

Homo naledi fossil prints come to London

New human-like species discovered in S Africa

 


 

Virginia Shooting on Live TV

Update: Virginia police order BBC journalists to delete footage of suspected shooter’s crash

 


 

Head Transplant

First Head Transplant Patient Schedules Surgery for 2017

 


 

California Lake Mysteriously Drains

California Lake Mysteriously Runs Dry Overnight, Killing Thousands Of Fish

 


 

Winterlight

Winterlight @ Bandcamp

Winterlight @ Amazon

Winterlight – Official Blog

Winterlight @ Facebook

Winterlight @ Last.fm

Winterlight @ MySpace

 


 

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders To Introduce Legislation Abolishing Private Prisons

Bernie Sanders Unveils Ambitious Plan To End Private Prisons

 


 

Privacy and Facebook

Facebook privacy campaign advances after EU court opinion

 


 

Zombie Apocalypse

As Zombie Rumors Fly, China Punishes Social Media Pranksters

Drunk man digs up father’s grave to argue with him

Florida man reaches inside woman and disembowels her for uttering ex’s name during sex

Students learn survival skills, prep for zombie apocalypse

 


 

WTF: Fake a Baby

Fake ultrasounds, fake bellies and ‘Fake a Baby.com’ gets Michigan teen in non-fake trouble

 


 

WTF: Sex, Death, and Moat

French couple ‘having sex’ on a castle die after plunging 40ft into moat

 


 

WTF: Teacher is a Porn Star

School teacher resigns after her explicit photos and videos emerge online

 


 

WTF: Cloaked Figure Leaves Raw Meat Near Playground

The Flesh Wizard is upon us

 


 

Kim Davis

Kim Davis will be jailed on contempt charges

Twitter user brilliantly mocks defiant clerk by posing as staffer

 


 

Recommended Listening:

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
[Music and clips are copyright to respective owners, and are used under Fair Use]

Blendonomicon

BlendonomiconBlendover Episode One Hundred and One:

Blendover is looking for a new permanent co-host – let us know if you’re interested!
Joe Dzikiewicz, formerly of Mixx.com & currently with The Trip Tribe, guests as we discuss the Mozilla CEO resigning due to political views, & look into the a new Affluenza case. Harvard has books bound in human skin, & we turn to the story of a Florida GOP candidate being “outed” as a LARPer.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Brendan Eich and Mozilla
  • Affluenza II: du Pont heir Robert H. Richards IV
  • Gogol Bordello
  • Harvard Books bound in Human Flesh!
  • Florida GOP Candidate “outed” as LARPer

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting podcast where rules are regularly thrown out the window in favor of honest, open commentating opinions.  Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from The-TrukstoP.com), and Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox from medianox.bandcamp.com), we stray on to any topic that presents itself or wanders off onto its own tangent.

 


 

Shout-Outs

Peter Egan – Official Site

The Trip Tribe

The Continuing Adventures of Dr Dzoe

 


 

Brendan Eich and Mozilla

Role Reversal

 


 

Affluenza II: du Pont heir Robert H. Richards IV

Du Pont Heir Given Probation For Raping Daughter in Hush-Hush Case; Judge Said He Wouldn’t Fare Well In Prison

Revealed: Multimillionaire du Pont family heir was spared jail for raping his three-year-old daughter because judge decided he would ‘not fare well’ behind bars

 


 

Gogol Bordello

Gogol Bordello @ Amazon

Gogol Bordello – Official Site

Gogol Bordello @ Facebook

Gogol Bordello @ Last.fm

Gogol Bordello @ MySpace

Gogol Bordello @ Soundcloud

Gogol Bordello @ Twitter

Gogol Bordello @ Wikipedia

 


 

Harvard Books bound in Human Flesh!

Harvard discovers three of its library books are bound in human flesh

The Human Skin Book at HLS

 


 

Florida GOP Candidate “outed” as LARPer

Florida House Candidate Defends His ‘Hobby Activities’, Sends Out This Picture Of Himself In A Costume

 


 

Music Featured:

  • Wonderlust King” by Gogol Bordello from the album Super Taranta!

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
[Music and clips are copyright to respective owners, and are used under Fair Use]

Subsequently Obscure

Subsequently ObscureBlendover Episode Eighty One:

Amy Vernon guests, as we discuss at the resurgence of diseases & consider the impact of the anti-vaccine movement. We look at outrageous comments from the 1% this week, plus the even more outrageous legislation against same-sex marriage in Oklahoma. Later, Moot closes Canv.as, and we examine what this may mean for anonymity. Plus, lots of Star Wars news…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Shout-Outs
  • Doctor Who
  • Polar Vortex II
  • Vaccines
  • The 1%
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • The Burning Sensations
  • Ryan Ferguson
  • Canv.as and Web Anonymity
  • 3D Printing
  • Star Wars
  • Black Flag

BlendoveR is a fun, hard-hitting podcast where rules are regularly thrown out the window in favor of honest, open commentating opinions.  Presented by Greg Davies (cGt2099 from The-TrukstoP.com), and Terr Ciavarra (Media Nox from medianox.bandcamp.com), we stray on to any topic that presents itself or wanders off onto its own tangent.

 


 

Shout-Outs

AmyVernon.net

Sons of Tonatiuh @ BandCamp

Sons of Tonatiuh – Official Site

The Geeks FTW

 


 

Doctor Who

Peter Capaldi’s brand-new Doctor Who outfit revealed!

 


 

Polar Vortex II

US midwest nears record cold as officials issue weather warnings

 


 

Vaccines

How Vaccine Fears Fueled The Resurgence Of Preventable Diseases

 


 

The 1%

Kleiner Perkins founder compares ‘demonization’ of the rich to Nazi Germany’s treatment of the Jews

 


 

Same-Sex Marriage

Lawmakers Consider Preventing ALL Marriage In Oklahoma

Oklahoma Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional By Judge

Oklahoma GOP lawmaker calls for second same-sex marriage vote

Oklahoma HOUSE BILL 2466: Preservation of Marriage Act

Oklahoma HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 1076

Oklahoma Marriage License

Same-sex marriage bans winning on state ballots

Wikipedia: Mike Turner (Oklahoma politician)

Oklahoma Marriage License

 


 

Burning Sensations

Repo Man Soundtrack @ Amazon

Burning Sensations @ Last.fm

Burning Sensations @ Wikipedia

 


 

Ryan Ferguson

Ryan Ferguson backs Mark Woodworth, Amanda Knox

 


 

Canv.as and Web Anonymity

Canv.as: All good things come to an end

Why Grandma shouldn’t have posted Instagram pics on Facebook

 


 

3D Printing

The 3D printer that can build a house in 24 hours

 


 

Star Wars

Carrie Fisher says she’ll start filming ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ in March or April

Carrie Fisher Says She’s On Board With Mark Hamill And Harrison Ford To Film New ‘Star Wars’

Dame Judi Dench rumoured to star in ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

Mark Hamill here. In an AMA far, far away…

Rumor: Pixar’s Newest Project Is ‘Star Wars’ Related

Star Wars Rebels May Feature Voice Talent from the Films and Tap Into the Expanded Universe

Star Wars Rebels Will Go to “Dark Places”

 


 

Black Flag

Repo Man Soundtrack @ Amazon

Black Flag @ Amazon

Black Flag – Official Site

Black Flag @ Facebook

Black Flag @ Instagram

Black Flag @ Last.fm

Black Flag @ Twitter

Black Flag @ Wikipedia

 


 

  • Pablo Picasso” by Burning Sensations, and “TV Party” by Black Flag from the soundtrack Repo Man

 


 

Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
[Music and clips are copyright to respective owners, and are used under Fair Use]