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The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.

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The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.

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By foxsongs - May 26 2020
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I do tend to skip over the really tinfoil stuff, such as aliens, Bigfoot, UFOs etc. But that’s just personal taste. I am more of a microwaves, GMO’s, you know… Clearing up misnomers. Fantastic work keep it up and thank you

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By ttennebrolyat - Jan 17 2020
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If you don’t believe in climate change eat my *ss

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2201 Ratings
Average Ratings
1821
148
51
45
136

Love

By foxsongs - May 26 2020
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I do tend to skip over the really tinfoil stuff, such as aliens, Bigfoot, UFOs etc. But that’s just personal taste. I am more of a microwaves, GMO’s, you know… Clearing up misnomers. Fantastic work keep it up and thank you

5 stars

By ttennebrolyat - Jan 17 2020
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If you don’t believe in climate change eat my *ss
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Skeptoid

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Rank #1: Skeptoid #719: Debunking Ancient Aliens, Part 1

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A look at some of the ancient writings that the show Ancient Aliens gets totally wrong.

Mar 17 2020

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Rank #2: Skeptoid #722: Pandemic Conspiracies and Politics

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How the conspiracy theories around today's pandemic compare to those of the past.

Apr 07 2020

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Rank #3: Skeptoid #708: All About Sex Addiction

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The topic of sex addiction and what to do about it turns out to be more complicated than you may think.

Dec 31 2019

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Rank #4: Skeptoid #723: Draining the Holy Grail

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The true history of the Holy Grail, the most precious of all artifacts.

Apr 14 2020

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Rank #5: Skeptoid #707: Vermeer and the Camera Obscura

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Popular claims that the painter Vermeer used a camera obscura contradict the evidence.

Dec 24 2019

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Rank #6: Skeptoid #720: Debunking Ancient Aliens, Part 2

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A look at some of the ancient sites and cities that the show Ancient Aliens gets totally wrong.

Mar 24 2020

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Rank #7: Skeptoid #721: Debunking Ancient Aliens, Part 3

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A look at some of the ancient artworks and artifacts that the show Ancient Aliens gets totally wrong.

Mar 31 2020

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Rank #8: Skeptoid #706: MSG: How a Friendly Flavor Became Your Enemy

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The history of this vilified flavoring is a wild ride through 20th century cultural influences.

Dec 17 2019

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Rank #9: 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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Rank #10: Skeptoid #717: Rethinking Plastic Straw Bans

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Bans on plastic drinking straws are a solution in search of a problem.

Mar 03 2020

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Rank #11: 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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Rank #12: Skeptoid #711: The Trashy Secret of Plastic Bag Bans

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Science decides the question of whether plastic bag bans help or hurt the environment.

Jan 21 2020

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Rank #13: Skeptoid #709: Wind Turbines and Birds

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Wind turbines actually save many more bird lives than they destroy.

Jan 07 2020

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Rank #14: Skeptoid #712: Apple Cider Vinegar Woo

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A test of the many sensational health claims made for apple cider vinegar.

Jan 28 2020

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Rank #15: Skeptoid #724: Decoding Gobekli Tepe

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This archaeological site in Turkey is said to change everything... but what does that really mean?

Apr 21 2020

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Rank #16: 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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