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Head Transplant: While the adhesive used in the head transplant procedure is novel, the procedure was a “dress rehearsal” for a live transplant.
Head Transplant: Robert J. White conducted the first successful monkey head transplant in 1970. The monkey was paralysed and lived for 9 days.
Japenese Human Meat: The original April Fool’s article was in English. A Spanish Spoof site later modified the story on July 12 to appear more like the story currently in circulation (see Snopes)
Dogs and Cats: The number of neurons are in the millions, not in the thousands, as stated in the podcast.


First human head transplant

Article: The Worlds First Human Head Transplant Has Been Successfully Carried Out
Reference: HEAVEN in the Making: Between the Rock (the Academe) and a Hard Case (a Head Transplant)
Article: World’s first human head transplant successfully performed on a corpse, scientists say
Article: No, there hasn’t been a human ‘head transplant’, and there may never be

Cat creature found in Malaysia

Laira Manuco (Facebook)
Baby Creatures Etsy Store

Swearing is a sign of more intelligence

Article: Swearing Is Actually a Sign of More Intelligence – Not Less – Say Scientists
Reference: Taboo word fluency and knowledge of slurs and general pejoratives: deconstructing the poverty-of-vocabulary myth

El Al Missile Defense System

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Article: FAA Reportedly Refuses Israeli Plans To Install Anti-Missile Defense
Memo: FAA Background Information Regarding U.S. Civil Aviation in the Territory and Airspace of Kenya
Report: Homeland Security: Protecting Airliners fro Terrorist Missiles
Article: Europe objects to El Al’s anti-missile shield
Memo: Bill Requiring Missile Defense Protections For Airbus A380 Aircraft Introduced In Congress
Article: Guardian system protects commercial flights from terrorist missile threats
Article: Why Lasers Won’t Protect Airliners From Missiles
Article: Launch Counter: U.S. Army Considers Quantum Cascade Lasers to Protect its Aircraft [Video]
Northrop Grumman Guardian Sale Brochure

Apple Seeds Cure Cancer

Apple Seeds and Cancer: THIS is What the Government Has Been Hiding From Us for Years!
The Bunk Episode 7 Note, containing other relevant links
Article: How the CIA’s Fake Vaccination Campaign Endangers Us All
Document: A letter from the Whitehouse confirming that the CIA has ceased using vaccination campaigns as a front for spying

Japanese selling human meat

They open the first Restaurant of Human Meat in the World
Snopes: Did Tokyo Open the First Human Meat Restaurant?

Opiates are hallucinogens

(Opiates are not hallucinogens. I don’t often say this, but just take my word for it)

Vaccine study

Anti-vaxxer group upset that they paid for a study and it still said vaccines don’t cause autism.
Article: Administration of thimerosal-containing vaccines to infant rhesus macaques does not result in autism-like behavior or neuropathology
Fact Sheet (CDC): Thimerosal in Vaccines
Fact Sheet (CDC): List of vaccine ingredients

Post Moretem Butt Plug

Mortician supply store (online)
Blog from a mortician

Dogs are smarter than cats

Article: Scientists Have Found Proof That Dogs Really Are Smarter Than Cats
Reference: Dogs Have the Most Neurons, Though Not the Largest Brain: Trade-Off between Body Mass and Number of Neurons in the Cerebral Cortex of Large Carnivoran Species
How Intelligent Are Cats? (Messy Beast, very well referenced article)
Article: Are Dogs More Intelligent than Cats?