The search is on for an elusive giant earthworm in Washington and Idaho. The Palouse worm, said to secrete a lily-like smell when handled and spit at predators, was reported to be 3 feet in length according to reports from the 1890s. More here.
In the first half, analyst Craig Hulet offered commentary on current events, terrorism, and world conflicts. "It looks to me unbelievably clear that money is going to buy the presidency, and Jeb Bush will be the next president," he declared.
In the latter half, broadcast and print journalist Gary Grossman discussed his research into the chasm between deep time (the scientific estimate that Earth is 4.6 billion years old) and a young Earth (the claim that the planet is only 7-8,000 years old put forth by some religious groups), which serves as the backdrop for his new novel.