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

Adam explores whether e-cigarettes are effective or even safe. Elan goes into the conspiracy that Paul McCartney has been dead for years. Darren address the myth that chocolate contains caffeine.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_137_-_2011-04-20.mp3
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Darren goes over a study that explains why medical advice may not be as reliable as we would hope. Adam responds to people complaining on the internet about Sesame Street changing the Cookie Monster character.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_136_-_2011-04-14.mp3
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Adam talks about the recent "craze" of brushing teeth with soap instead of toothpaste. Jon turns back the clock and figures out what caused all those Toyota cars to accelerate unintentionally. Darren answers the question: Do people flail about when drowning?

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_135_-_2011-04-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:57pm EDT

Adam examines a few famous movie goofs that seem somewhat suspicious. Elan recounts the sham trial of a few nurses in Libya that were accused of infecting patients with HIV. Jon answers the question: Did Romans really have special rooms to vomit in? (eww)

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_134_-_2011-03-29.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:40pm EDT