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

Darren explores the history of slavery, and it's surprising prevalence in today's world. Jon digs into the topic of Hollow Earth Theory. Adam looks into whether or not you can fail a drug test by eating a poppy seed bagel.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_194_-_2012-05-24.mp3
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Adam responds to a listener that wanted to know what sort of pain animals can experience. Darren talks about efficiencies, of the energy kind. Elan debunks the myth that Tim Hortons spikes their coffee with addictive chemical.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_193_-_2012-05-17.mp3
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Adam explores the world of modern geocentrism. Elan reads from a Sky Mall catalogue, again. Darren examines that claims behind blackle.com

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_192_-_2012-05-10.mp3
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Darren looks into the sticky issue of science paper retractions. Adam exposes the true nature behind the expiry and "best before" dates you see on food packaging. Elan dips into the myths and facts behind your car's oil changes.

Direct download: The_Reality_Check_Ep_191_-_2012-05-03.mp3
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