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Skeptoid

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Rank #8 in Social Sciences category

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Social Sciences
Documentary
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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.

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2085 Ratings
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A Weekly Dose of Skepticism

By AiYume - Nov 06 2019
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What’s that? You’ve happened across “Adam Ruins Everything” but you want more of science and skeptical views of topics ranging from urban legends and conspiracy theories to aliens and monsters? Look no further! With 700 episodes in the bank, you’ll find plenty here to pique your curiosity and then relieve it. The host, Brian Dunning, even has all his references for each episode on his website. Hmmm... sounds familiar. Although you won’t find the overt humor of Adam, Brian takes you through topics and turns his skeptical eye on them taking you on a 10-15 minute journey every week on a new topic.

Elliptical Orbit

By Jordon Peterson - Oct 03 2019
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Do your research. There is no man made Global Warming. Google Elliptical Orbit And NASA. No need for any taxes. Particularly for BS carbon taxes. Stick to something you understand, Like UFOs and big Foot. Socialism does not work.

iTunes Ratings

2085 Ratings
Average Ratings
1725
138
49
43
130

A Weekly Dose of Skepticism

By AiYume - Nov 06 2019
Read more
What’s that? You’ve happened across “Adam Ruins Everything” but you want more of science and skeptical views of topics ranging from urban legends and conspiracy theories to aliens and monsters? Look no further! With 700 episodes in the bank, you’ll find plenty here to pique your curiosity and then relieve it. The host, Brian Dunning, even has all his references for each episode on his website. Hmmm... sounds familiar. Although you won’t find the overt humor of Adam, Brian takes you through topics and turns his skeptical eye on them taking you on a 10-15 minute journey every week on a new topic.

Elliptical Orbit

By Jordon Peterson - Oct 03 2019
Read more
Do your research. There is no man made Global Warming. Google Elliptical Orbit And NASA. No need for any taxes. Particularly for BS carbon taxes. Stick to something you understand, Like UFOs and big Foot. Socialism does not work.

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.

Skeptoid #666: The Historicity of Jesus Christ

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A review of the evidence for and against the life of Jesus of Nazareth as a real living man.

Mar 12 2019

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Skeptoid #699: The Mystery of the Ellen Austin

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The true history behind one of the Bermuda Triangle's strangest legends.

Oct 29 2019

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Skeptoid #693: The Age of the Sphinx

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Popular TV shows try to persuade us that Egypt's Great Sphinx is far older than archaeology tells us.

Sep 17 2019

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Skeptoid #664: The Keto Diet

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It's the latest fad diet, and people are trying it for just about any benefit you can think of.

Feb 26 2019

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Skeptoid #698: Radon in Your Basement

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Is this gas a risk you should worry about, or is it just another homeowner scam?

Oct 22 2019

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Skeptoid #682: Mexico's Zone of Silence

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Legend has it that radios and compasses will not work in this remote Mexican desert.

Jul 02 2019

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Skeptoid #680: The True Fate of the Amber Room

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State-sponsored disinformation continues to drive treasure hunters who seek the legendary Amber Room.

Jun 18 2019

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Skeptoid #665: Ocean Plastics: Facts and Falsehoods

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The nature of the problem of ocean plastics, and the best solution, may both come as surprises.

Mar 05 2019

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Skeptoid #667: All About Atlantis

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For centuries, alternative history fans have been denying Plato's intent and trying to frame Atlantis as a real island.

Mar 19 2019

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Skeptoid #701: Seneca Guns and Skyquakes

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These mysterious cannon-like booms are heard all around the world, with no apparent source.

Nov 12 2019

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Skeptoid #700: A Whale of a Tale

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In which we celebrate 700 episodes of great storytelling... sea shanty style.

Nov 05 2019

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Skeptoid #685: Your Weirdest Thing, Vol. 1

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I take a shot at critical analysis of your weirdest experiences.

Jul 23 2019

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Skeptoid #691: FLICC: 5 Techniques of Science Denial

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One popular rubric for identifying the common techniques used by science deniers.

Sep 03 2019

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Skeptoid #684: Starlite, the Magical Mystery Material

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The real reasons for the disappearance of this amateur material said to be able to withstand even a nuclear blast.

Jul 16 2019

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Skeptoid #692: Thirteen: The Private History of a Curse

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The number 13 may have more relevance in your life than you suspect.

Sep 10 2019

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Skeptoid #695: Fighting Global Warming with Economics

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There's always been an easy solution to global warming on the table, and it won't hurt the economy.

Oct 01 2019

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Skeptoid #676: Glyphosate and Behavioral Economics

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How misinformation spread over one of the safest herbicides becoming known as one of the most harmful.

May 21 2019

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Skeptoid #679: The Greenbrier Ghost

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A skeptical look at the time a ghost's testimony resulted in a murder conviction.

Jun 11 2019

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Skeptoid #675: Valiant Thor: Your Friendly Pentagon Alien

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Some believe this benevolent alien from Venus lived and advised at the Pentagon for three years.

May 14 2019

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Skeptoid #687: No, Electric Cars Don't Pollute More

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Popularly shared articles claim electric cars produce more greenhouses gases than internal combustion cars.

Aug 06 2019

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Skeptoid #705: Listener Feedback: The Plot Thickens

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Listeners offer some updates and new information to previous episodes.

Dec 10 2019

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Skeptoid #704: The Green Children of Woolpit

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In the 12th century, a pair of mysterious children with green skin surprised English villagers.

Dec 03 2019

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Skeptoid #703: Your Weirdest Thing, Vol. 3

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I give my thoughts trying to solve some of your weirdest experiences.

Nov 26 2019

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Skeptoid #702: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

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These risky medical devices are increasingly being sold to treat conditions they don't treat.

Nov 19 2019

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Detective Trapp podcast preview

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A preview of the new podcast Detective Trapp from Wondery, with host Chris Goffard.

Nov 19 2019

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Skeptoid #701: Seneca Guns and Skyquakes

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These mysterious cannon-like booms are heard all around the world, with no apparent source.

Nov 12 2019

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Skeptoid #700: A Whale of a Tale

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In which we celebrate 700 episodes of great storytelling... sea shanty style.

Nov 05 2019

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Skeptoid #699: The Mystery of the Ellen Austin

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The true history behind one of the Bermuda Triangle's strangest legends.

Oct 29 2019

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Skeptoid #698: Radon in Your Basement

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Is this gas a risk you should worry about, or is it just another homeowner scam?

Oct 22 2019

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Birthday Show II

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Find out how we're celebrating Skeptoid's 13th birthday at skeptoid.com/birthday.

Oct 16 2019

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Skeptoid #697: Reactionless Space Drives

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Conspiracy theorists and alternate science believers continue to claim triumph over the laws of nature.

Oct 15 2019

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Skeptoid #696: History's Smallest Underground War

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The public's zeal for sensationalism over facts can sometimes have deadly consequences.

Oct 08 2019

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Skeptoid #695: Fighting Global Warming with Economics

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There's always been an easy solution to global warming on the table, and it won't hurt the economy.

Oct 01 2019

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Skeptoid #694: Playing Error Guitar

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Skeptoid corrects another round of errors in previous episodes caught by you amazing listeners.

Sep 24 2019

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Skeptoid #693: The Age of the Sphinx

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Popular TV shows try to persuade us that Egypt's Great Sphinx is far older than archaeology tells us.

Sep 17 2019

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Skeptoid #692: Thirteen: The Private History of a Curse

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The number 13 may have more relevance in your life than you suspect.

Sep 10 2019

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Skeptoid #691: FLICC: 5 Techniques of Science Denial

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One popular rubric for identifying the common techniques used by science deniers.

Sep 03 2019

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Skeptoid #690: Video Games and Violence

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Data does not support the popular belief that video games promote violent behavior.

Aug 27 2019

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Skeptoid #689: The Bili Ape of the Congo

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The facts behind the legend of a mysterious giant ape, said by some to be a chimp-gorilla hybrid.

Aug 20 2019

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Skeptoid #688: Your Phavorite Phollowups

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Updates and newer information to some of the conclusions in your favorite Skeptoid episodes.

Aug 13 2019

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