The Reality Check
Canada's weekly podcast that explores a wide range of controversies and curiosities using science and critical thinking.
TRC #74: Counterfeiting + Daniel Loxton Interview + Celery Myth

In an attempt to clarify the previous week's coverage of quantum mechanics the crew further confuse themselves, Adam covers what it would take to make counterfeit money, Jon interviews Daniel Loxton of Junior Skeptic Magazine, and Darren debunks the myth that celeray requires more calories to chew than it provides.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_74_-_2010-01-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:16pm EST

Adam rants against the abuse of quantum mechanics made by new agers like Deepak Chopra, Jon reviews the new Charles Darwin movie "Creation", and Elan analyzes the myth that "beer before liquor makes you sicker".
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_73_-_2010-01-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:05pm EST

TRC #72: Gambler's Fallacy + Cryonics + Super Freakonomics Review Elan bets on the gambler's fallacy, Adam thaws out the topic of cryonics, and Darren freaks out about the book Super Freakonomics.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_72_-_2010-01-14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

TRC #71: Neurological/Moral Reactions + The G-Spot + Twinkie Shelf-Life Darren talks about how people's brains respond to moral questions, Elan discusses the latest study (and the history) of the G-Spot, and Adam discusses how long Twinkies last on the shelf.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_71_-_2010-01-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:48pm EST

TRC #70: Trepanation + Conspiracy Skeptic Interview + New Year Driving Risks Adam drills out the truth by talking about the evidence for trepanation, Jon interviews Karl Mamer of the Conspiracy Skeptic podcast, and Darren debunks the myth that New Year's Eve is the most dangerous time to drive due to drunk drivers.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_70_-_2009-12-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:05pm EST