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

Darren talks about the recent controversy surrounding part of the Canadian census to an opptional survey. Xander explores a supposed link between the 80s TV shows He-Man and Dynasty. Elan finds out whether blondes are dumber than brunettes.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_99_-_2010-07-22.mp3
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Xander fills in the rest of the gang what happened while they were away at The Amazing Meeting. Jon and Adam interview JREF president DJ Grothe. Darren answers the question "Are elephants afraid of mice?".

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_98_-_2010-07-15.mp3
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Recorded in front of a live studio audience at The Amaz!ng Meeting 8 in Las Vegas. Jay Novella from the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe joins Elan, Adam, and Jon to discuss casino game odds, slot machines, and situations when sports teams may want to lose.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_97_-_2010-07-08.mp3
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Darren tells you everything you need to know about the dangers of eating meat. Elan finds out what the 'premium' in 'premium beer' means. Adam debunks the myth that carrots help you see better.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_96_-_2010-06-24.mp3
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