The Reality Check
Canada's weekly podcast that explores a wide range of controversies and curiosities using science and critical thinking.
Adam discusses obsessive compulsive disorder. Elan interview Dr. Tim Valentine about his research into people's poor abilities to recognize faces. Jon debunks (maybe?) the myth that the Wild West was lawless and violent.
Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_91_-_2010-05-29.mp3
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Elan asks the important question "Why do animals waste so much effort on having sex?". Darren settles a question from a previous episode about why pigeons bob their heads. Finally, Adam debunks the myth that dogs cannot see colour.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_90_-_2010-05-20.mp3
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Darren examines the safety of smoking shisha/nargila/hooka. Adam explores the different technologies behind 3D films. Elan discusses which toothpaste is best.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_89_-_2010-05-13.mp3
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Adam disagrees with Stephen Hawking's take on aliens. Elan examines a few crazy products from the Sky Mall magazine. Darren takes a look at whether or not printer ink is the most expensive liquid for purchase.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_88_-_2010-05-05.mp3
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Darren shines critical eye to BoObQuAkE. Jon discusses whether or not the Brain Age series of video games are good for the mind. Adam examines whether or not white chocolate is actually chocolate.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_87_-_2010-04-29.mp3
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