Tag: Vatican

P.I.D. Radio 11/24/17: Manson, Serial Killers, and Psycho A.I.

A researcher has developed an algorithm to study serial killers, and he estimates that 2,000 of them may be roaming the streets in the U.S. Meanwhile a professor at USC is programming an AI with the thought patterns of the notorious Zodiac Killer.

P.I.D. Radio 10/24/15: Creepy Video Freaks Out the Internet

A CREEPY new video presents a dark puzzle that apparently threatens U.S. President Barack Obama. As of today, nobody seems to know who created the video and what it really means.

P.I.D. Radio 12/21/13: Holidays in the Bunker

WE’RE BACK after six weeks away, just in time to wish everyone a happy holiday season. As the world fixates on Phil Robertson, we discuss the growing “holographic universe” meme, Google’s robot army and back-channel foreign policy, H1N1 deaths in Texas, and the US plan to put the Vatican in charge of East Jerusalem.

P.I.D. Radio 7/20/13: The Amazing Colossal Virus

BIOLOGISTS THIS week announced the discovery of a giant virus, up to ten times larger than most. The supersized virus, named Pandoravirus, is thought to be the biggest ever found…. Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 3/17/13: The Pope, Pepsi, and Pop Culture

WHILE IRISH people (in the U.S., anyway) celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we look back to 3/13/13 and the election of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as the new head of the Roman… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 3/4/13: Sinkholes and Locusts

LAST WEEK had plenty to chew on for people who like a good dose of impending doom: As we prepare for the election of Pope Benedict’s successor, a 20-foot sinkhole… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 2/17/13: Fire in the Sky

IT’S BEEN an odd week.  Following the surprise announcement of Pope Benedict’s resignation, a spectacular fireball streaked across the Siberian sky, injuring some 1,200 people when the meteorite exploded in… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 2/11/13: Next Up, Peter the Roman

IN A move that surprised casual observers, Pope Benedict XVI announced today that he is resigning the papacy effective February 28, 2013. The last pope to resign, rather than die… Read more »