Skeptoid

Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.

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      episode 623: Environmental Working Group and the Dirty Dozen


      This company's annual press releases are intended to frighten you into buying organic.


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      episode 622: Are You Living in a Simulation?


      An exploration of the thought experiment that seeks to determine whether we're living in a computer simulation.


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      episode 621: The Pentagon's UFO Hunt


      The Pentagon gave $22 million to a very unlikely group of UFO proponents.


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      episode 620: Listener Feedback: Provisos, Addenda, and Quid Pro Quos


      Listeners write in with extra information that adds a whole new dimension to some past shows.


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      episode 619: Alcohol Myths


      We point the skeptical eye at five popular beliefs about alcoholic beverages.


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      episode 618: Are They Real, or Are They Fictional?


      Another round of famous names from the past: Can you guess whether each is real or fictional?


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      episode 617: 10 Great Science Hoaxes


      A look at those few times when hoaxers came closest to fooling those who knew better.


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      episode 616: Abiotic Oil


      Some believe that oil comes from geological processes rather than from ancient biomass.


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      episode 615: Titanic Myths


      Three of the most popular conspiracy theories surrounding the sinking of the Titanic.


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      episode 614: The Inflammatory Diet


      Why no, in fact you should not avoid certain foods to reduce your body's inflammation.


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