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  • 161. Leafy greens | Death nuggets | Waterfall pipe

    31:12
    Pierre Novellie and Tom Neenan join host Alice Fraser for episode 161 of The Gargle. All of the news, with none of the politics.🛞 Leafy greens🥜 Death nuggets💦 Waterfall pipe🪹 Mean magpies🧘🏻‍♂️ ReviewsWatch on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/@BuglePodcastStory 1: https://www.technologynetworks.com/applied-sciences/news/tire-wear-additives-found-in-leafy-green-vegetables-387567Story 2: https://www.theguardian.com/science/article/2024/may/31/men-and-other-mammals-live-longer-if-they-are-castrated-says-researcherStory 3: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/cp99l9gpzwgoStory 4: https://phys.org/news/2024-06-magpies-tend-intelligent.htmlWritten by Alice Fraser, Pierre Novellie and Tom NeenanProduced by Ped Hunter, with executive production from Chris SkinnerHOW TO SUPPORT THE GARGLE- Keep The Gargle alive and well by joining Team Bugle with a one-off payment, or become a Team Bugler or Super Bugler to receive extra bonus treats!https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donate

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  • 160. Social media babies | Cryonics | AI CEOs

    32:37
    Josh Gondelman and Alison Spittle join host Alice Fraser for episode 160 of The Gargle. All of the news, with none of the politics.👶🏻 Social media babies🥶 Cryonics client🤖 AI CEOs🐕 Poo drama💅🏻 ReviewsWatch on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/@BuglePodcastStory 1: https://edition.cnn.com/2024/05/29/us/social-media-children-influencers-cec/index.htmlStory 2: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/australian-cryonics-firm-freezes-first-client-in-hopes-of-bringing-him-back-to-life-in-future-5764708Story 3: https://futurism.com/the-byte/ceos-easily-replaced-with-aiStory 4: https://www.iamexpat.de/lifestyle/lifestyle-news/berlin-play-dramatises-dog-poo-attack-dance-critic-2023Written by Alice Fraser, Josh Gondelman and Alison SpittleProduced by Ped Hunter, with executive production from Chris SkinnerHOW TO SUPPORT THE GARGLE- Keep The Gargle alive and well by joining Team Bugle with a one-off payment, or become a Team Bugler or Super Bugler to receive extra bonus treats!https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donate
  • 159. Fast diamonds | Counting crows | Minaj drug bust

    31:58
    Cerys Bradley and AJ Lamarque join host Alice Fraser for episode 159 of The Gargle. All of the news, with none of the politics.💎 Fast diamonds🔥 Mariachi turf war🧮 Counting crows🚬 Minaj drugs bust🚴 ReviewsWatch on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/@BuglePodcastStory 1: https://www.zmescience.com/science/news-science/scientists-make-diamonds-from-scratch-in-only-15-minutes/Story 2: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/mexico-street-fire-breather-mariachis-video-b2549364.htmlStory 3: https://www.sciencealert.com/crows-can-actually-count-out-loud-amazing-new-study-showsStory 4: https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cqlly7dd7n1oWritten by Alice Fraser, Cerys Bradley and AJ LamarqueProduced by Ped Hunter, with executive production from Chris Skinner.HOW TO SUPPORT THE GARGLE- Keep The Gargle alive and well by joining Team Bugle with a one-off payment, or become a Team Bugler or Super Bugler to receive extra bonus treats!https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donate
  • 158. Vatican phenomena | Smelly stamps | Testicle plastics

    34:45
    Siân Docksey and James Nokise join host Alice Fraser for episode 158 of The Gargle. All of the news, with none of the politics.🛑 Driverless car prank✝️ Vatican phenomena🥖 Smelly stamps🥜 Testicle plastics🍍 ReviewsWatch on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/@BuglePodcastStory 1: https://carscoops.com/2024/05/t-shirt-with-stop-sign-on-it-fools-waymos-autonomous-vehicles/Story 2: https://edition.cnn.com/2024/05/17/europe/vatican-guidance-supernatural-phenomena-scli-intl/Story 3: https://amp.theguardian.com/artanddesign/article/2024/may/17/french-post-office-releases-scratch-and-sniff-baguette-stampStory 4: https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-confirm-microplastics-now-detected-in-human-testiclesWritten by Alice Fraser, Siân Docksey and James NokiseProduced by Ped Hunter, with executive production from Chris Skinner.HOW TO SUPPORT THE GARGLE- Keep The Gargle alive and well by joining Team Bugle with a one-off payment, or become a Team Bugler or Super Bugler to receive extra bonus treats!https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donate
  • 157. Ayahuasca speech | Kebab prices | Zombie cicadas

    31:29
    Lewis Hobba and Craig Quartermaine join host Alice Fraser for episode 157 of The Gargle. All of the news, with none of the politics.😵‍💫 Ayahuasca speech 🥙 Kebab prices🦟 Zombie cicadas🥛 Raw milk  🍝 ReviewsWatch on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/@BuglePodcastStory 1: https://nypost.com/2024/05/09/us-news/osu-commencement-speaker-chris-pan-defends-viral-speech-he-wrote-on-ayahuasca/Story 2: https://www.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/may/07/germans-grill-olaf-scholz-over-soaring-cost-of-doner-kebabsStory 3: https://thehill.com/homenews/nexstar_media_wire/4627259-zombie-like-fungus-could-turn-cicadas-into-saltshakers-of-death-this-summer-experts/Story 4: https://www.latimes.com/environment/story/2024-05-12/raw-milk-enthusiasts-uncowed-by-bird-flu-risk-in-dairyWritten by Alice Fraser, Lewis Hobba and Craig QuartermaineProduced by Ped Hunter, with executive production from Chris Skinner.HOW TO SUPPORT THE GARGLE- Keep The Gargle alive and well by joining Team Bugle with a one-off payment, or become a Team Bugler or Super Bugler to receive extra bonus treats!https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donate
  • 156. Humans v bots | Candy Crush priest | Money dysmorphia

    37:50
    Joz Norris and Alison Spittle join host Alice Fraser for episode 156 of The Gargle. All of the news, with none of the politics.🤖 Humans v bots 📱 Candy Crush priest🤑 Money dysmorphia🐭 Disney remote work🏃🏻‍♂️ ReviewsWatch on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/@BuglePodcastStory 1: https://www.independent.co.uk/tech/dead-internet-web-bots-humans-b2530324.htmlStory 2: https://www.pcgamer.com/games/priest-accused-by-cops-of-spending-over-dollar40000-of-church-funds-on-candy-crush-and-pokemon-go-says-it-might-have-happened-because-hes-not-a-details-guy/Story 3: https://www.wsj.com/tech/personal-tech/how-tiktok-is-wiring-gen-zs-money-brain-fc43ba6cStory 4: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/disney-world-adult-visitors-increasingly-mix-remote-work-play-rcna149882Written by Alice Fraser, Joz Norris and Alison SpittleProduced by Ped Hunter, with executive production from Chris Skinner.HOW TO SUPPORT THE GARGLE- Keep The Gargle alive and well by joining Team Bugle with a one-off payment, or become a Team Bugler or Super Bugler to receive extra bonus treats!https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donate
  • 155. New moon | Squid mating | Bedroom monsters

    32:09
    Tiff Stevenson and John-Luke Roberts join host Alice Fraser for episode 155 of The Gargle. All of the news, with none of the politics.🌕 New moon🦑 Squid mating🐝 Bedroom monsters🔥 Fire-spitting robo-dog🍔 Reviews🧑🏻‍🌾 D'Ancey LaGuarde!Story 1: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamiecartereurope/2024/04/27/earths-new-second-moon-is-as-big-as-the-statue-of-liberty-and-we-now-know-its-origin/?sh=5871120c2ecbStory 2: https://www.sciencealert.com/this-squids-birth-month-dictates-his-mating-strategy-for-lifeStory 3: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-68924955Story 4: https://www.theregister.com/2024/04/25/flamethrower_robot_dog/Written by Alice Fraser, Tiff Stevenson and John-Luke RobertsProduced by Ped Hunter, with executive production from Chris Skinner.HOW TO SUPPORT THE GARGLE- Keep The Gargle alive and well by joining Team Bugle with a one-off payment, or become a Team Bugler or Super Bugler to receive extra bonus treats!https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donate