The Reality Check
Canada's weekly podcast that explores a wide range of controversies and curiosities using science and critical thinking.

Darren covers various snake myths. Xander examines common Shampoo marketing claims. Finally, Adam covers the mystery of whether or not Michael Jackson contributed to the video game Sonic 3.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_86_-_2010-04-22.mp3
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Elan tackles the age old controversy over whether or not violent video games can make people violent. Adam takes a look at why some sodas may have alcohol, and which ones do not. Darren tries to find a cure for hangovers.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_85_-_2010-04-15.mp3
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Xander gives the rest of the group miraculin tablets to see what happens, Elan talks about price discrimination, and Darren debunks the myth that eating late causes weight gain.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_84_-_2010-04-01.mp3
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Adam discusses the origins of popular Easter traditions, Darren examines whether or not vitamin C can fight the common cold, and Elan debunks the claim that thinking hard burns extra calories.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_83_-_2010-04-01.mp3
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