There But For Science: Blood Navigation

Across a bloody ocean... Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images

Imagine a world in which sailing ships navigate by the yelps of tormented dogs and nuclear submarines whisper to each other via the screams of rabbits and their murdered young? In both of these cases, science won out over magical thinking -- and actual scientific advances stepped in to solve the problems. Join Robert and Joe as the discuss the powder of sympathy and 20th century state-sponsored paranormal research.

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Topics in this Podcast: magic, navigation, war, history