Skeptoid: Episodes

If you want unsolicited advice, just have a baby. If you want good baby advice, look to the experts and not someone trying to shame you for doing it wrong. A look at some common myths about babies and children.
Creationists have presented 5 questions they don't think 'evolutionists' can answer. Here are some answers.
Agenda 21 was crafted as a framework for sustainable development. But critics call it a conspiracy to confiscate property and curtail freedom.
Could there be a region in the Great Lakes where ships and planes mysteriously disappear? Skeptoid explores the connections between this region and the Bermuda Triangle, and takes a look at the evidence that there is something strange going on in America's Heartland.
Transgender is a hot topic in the media, and it has led to a lot of people saying a lot of things about those whose gender identity does not align with their birth-assigned gender. Not surprisingly, a lot of the things people believe about being transgender are wrong. Let's find out which of these transgender ...
The 1980s and 1990s saw multiple legal cases involving claims that Satanic cults were abusing and murdering children in communities across the United States.
Sometimes speculative animals turn out to be real, what does this mean for the relationship between cryptozoology and science?
Plastic bag bans are spreading. These bags are both credited with keeping your groceries cheaper and wreaking environmental havoc. What does the science actually say? Probably not enough yet.
Few topics generate as much passionate feedback as those dealing with environmental issues. In this episode, Brian responds to some of that feedback, including the answers to questions about Fukushima, wind turbines, and fracking.
When science fails, the results can be catastrophic. But often the failure is in the execution, not the science, which self-corrects and soldiers on.
In 1836, Mexican forces defeated a bunch of "pirates" at a broken down mission called the Alamo. Who were these men and why were they fighting the government? We'll explore the myths and truths behind this structure and the vent that made it famous.
We know that cattle and other herd animals are routinely found dead and in conditions that some claim are the result of malicious mutilation. Aliens are commonly accused of the crime. What's really going on here?
A short history of ghost photographs and a categorization of the different kinds of errors and fraud which can produce the images.
GMO misinformation continues to spread in the media and online. We've collected a number of beliefs about GMOs; how many of them can you get right?
How much of what "everybody knows" about food preparation is science, how much is myth, and how much is a bit of both?
Southwestern Costa Rica is home to over 300 carved stone spheres left behind by the country's previous inhabitants. There are some fantastical claims surrounding their origin and purpose, but what can science tell us about their true nature?
Though first defined in the 1850s, the Ideomotor Response, a quirk of physiology, is still misused to bamboozle the credulous with bogus claims.
The Believe it or Not! series of cartoons makes some extraordinary claims. Is there extraordinary evidence to back them up? Let's take a look.
Did aliens visit the ancient Earth and inspire human cultures to build great works? Some people claim that they did. But is there really any reason to hypothesize that ancient astronauts existed?
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