The Reality Check
Canada's weekly podcast that explores a wide range of controversies and curiosities using science and critical thinking.
TRC #62: Halloween Origins + Ghost Hunter Interview + Black Cat Myths For this spookily special Halloween episode Darren cover the history of Halloween, we interview a fromer local ghost hunter Bob Gale, and Adam debunks some common black cat myths.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_62_-_2009-10-29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:34pm EST

TRC #61: Interview with Phil Plat, the Bad Astronomer Interview with Phil Plait, the Bad Astronomer, that's it!
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_61_-_2009-10-15.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:13am EST

TRC #60: Swine Flu Vaccine Fears+Brian Brushwood Interview+Coal Crushing Myth This week Adam looks at the scare surrounding an unpublished study that claims the seasonal flu vaccine increases the odds of getting the H1N1 flu, Jon and Adam interview Brian Brushwood of Scam School at TAM7, and Darren debunks the myth that you can crush coal into diamonds.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_60_-_2009-10-15.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:07pm EST

TRC #59: HIV Myths+Steven Novella Interview+Cocaine Money Myth This week Darren covers the common myths about HIV/AIDS, Jon and Adam interview Dr. Steven Novella of the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe, and Adam covers the myth that money is drenched in cocaine.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_59_-_2009-10-01.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:16pm EST

TRC #58: Alternative Style Auctions+Interview with Tim Farley+Flamingo Colour Myth This week Jon discusses new websites that do auctions a bid differently, Jon and Adam interview Tim Farley of whatstheharm.net at TAM7, and Darren explores the 'myth' that flamingos ge their colour from eating shrimp
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_58_-_2009-10-01.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:19pm EST