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 611: All About Grounding


      Some New Agers believe that you can heal virtually any ailment simply by taking off your shoes.


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      episode 610: The Keepers of Flannan Light


      Mystery clouds the story of what happened to these three vanished lighthouse keepers.


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      episode 609: Were There Irish Slaves in America?


      Online articles claiming the first slaves in the Americas were white are fictional and racially motivated.


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      episode 608: Palm Oil Facts and Fiction


      Is it a medical miracle, an environmental disaster, both, or neither?


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      episode 607: Do Lobsters Feel Pain?


      What the science says on whether we need to change the way we eat crustaceans.


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       2018-01-23

      episode 606: The Murder in the Red Barn


      A murder was said to have been solved by the intervention of the victim's ghost.


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       2018-01-16

      episode 605: The Civil War Pterosaur


      This famous Internet photo of Civil War soldiers posing with a pterosaur has a surprising source.


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       2018-01-09

      episode 604: Net Neutrality Reexamined


      A skeptic's guide for organizing the issues raised by Net Neutrality.


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       2018-01-02

      Science Friction


      Finally, a documentary film about scientists who get misrepresented by the media.


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       2017-12-29

      episode 603: Sonic Weapons in Cuba


      There is a much better explanation than sonic weapons for reported attacks against US diplomats in Cuba.


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       2017-12-26