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

Adam explores the mythic history of Wicca. Elan challenges his fellow podcasters to a rousing game of Science Fiction or Science Fact: Fear Edition. Darren finds out whether or not wolves actually howl at the moon.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_112_-_2010-10-20.mp3
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Darren discusses the psychological concept of framing. Adam weighs the risks of peanut allergies. Jon debunks the myth that McDonald's food doesn't decompose due to nefarious reasons.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_111_-_2010-10-14.mp3
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Adam explains the causes of baldness and covers some supposed cures. Elan goes deep into chain letters. Darren definitively tells you whether you should put bread in the fridge or not.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_110_-_2010-10-07.mp3
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Elan figures out which dating tips are supported, or debunked, by science. Adam talks about NLP (Neural Linguistic Programming). Darren digs deep to find the truth behind the common belief that ostriches hide their heads in the ground.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_109_-_2010-09-30.mp3
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