The Reality Check
Canada's weekly podcast that explores a wide range of controversies and curiosities using science and critical thinking.
TRC #35: Climate Change+Plastic Bags+Ozone Depletion  In celebration of Earth day, we take a look at some environmental issues. Darren explains the basics of climate change, Xander covers the plastic bags debate, and Adam takes a second look at the ozone layer. As always, we invite you to send us questions and comments by visiting our site
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_35_-_2009-04-23.mp3
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This week Jon explores the latest theory on how the Great Pyramid was built, Darren warns us of the upcoming singularity, and Xander debunks a myth involving frogs and pots of slowly warming water. Please visit for show notes and to contact us with feedback or questions.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_34_-_2009-04-16.mp3
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TRC #33: Who has more sex? + King Tut's Curse + JFK Was a Donut? Darren discusses sex (and whether men or women have more of it), Jon gets excited for his trip to Egypt by debunking King Tut's Curse, and Adam reveals that JFK was in fact actually not a donut. Please visit to send us questions, comments, and feedback. You will also find there the show notes for the episode once they're uploaded.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_33_-_2009-03-19.mp3
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