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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 636: Epigenetics Woo


      The notion that you can gain control over your genes through diet or behavior is just more snake-oil woo.


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      episode 635: The Effects of Mandated GMO Labeling


      We have good evidence for what to expect from mandated labeling of GMO foods, and it's not good.


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      episode 634: More Alcohol Myths


      Part 2 of our examination of myths about alcoholic drinks -- including the biggest one of all.


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      episode 633: The Horsey History of Clever Hans


      This early-1900s horse appeared to be able to do math and other feats, and we learned a lot from him.


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      episode 632: Lucid Dreaming


      Some people can control their dreams and do anything they want in them -- or can they?


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      episode 631: Listener Feedback: Death of the Lefties


      Skeptoid gets some interesting letters from listeners pertaining to radioactive skeletons and lefties.


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       2018-07-10  16m
       
       

      Special Request


      The biggest ask I've ever made of you.


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       2018-07-06  12m
       
       

      episode 630: The Apes Who Learned Sign Language


      Although many regard Koko as an ape who used sign language, science tells us that ability probably doesn't exist.


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      episode 629: Three Big Macs a Day


      When we set aside pop food woo, we find that even multiple Big Macs can be part of a healthy daily diet.


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       2018-06-26  15m
       
       

      Skeptoid NYC Meetup 2018 at NECSS


      Join all the folks from Skeptoid at a free, informal meetup in New York City, July 12 2018. skeptoid.com/events


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