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The Reality Check: Episodes

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<p class="p1">Adam explains the causes of baldness and covers some supposed cures. Elan goes deep into chain letters. Darren definitively tells you whether you should put bread in the fridge or not.</p>
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<p class="p1">Elan figures out which dating tips are supported, or debunked, by science. Adam talks about NLP (Neural Linguistic Programming). Darren digs deep to find the truth behind the common belief that ostriches hide their heads in the ground.</p>
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<p>Adam tells you everything you need to know about space elevators. Darren talks about the recent event at the UN when the president of Iran mentioned 9/11 conspiracies. Jon debunks the myth that Walt Disney was an anti-semite.</p>
<p>Elan discusses the controversy of whether language affects how people think. Darren uses scientific language to share a cool anecdote from his recent trip to Rio Dejanero. Adam examines the myth that fruit flies only live for an hour.</p>
<p>Elan talks about the latest fad called "photo analysis". Adam debunks fear surrounding the Bermuda Triangle. Jon answers the question "Was Hitler Jewish?".</p>
<p>Adam explains what an EMP is, and how to survive it. Jon and Elan interview skeptical investigate Ben Radford at TAM8. Darren examines the myth that there are 215 bones in the human body.</p>
<p>Darren talks about the evidence behind chiropractic care as well as his visit to a chiropractor's office. James Randi is interviewed at TAM8 and tells all about the event that led to him leaving Canada. Elan examines the myth that half of the internet por</p>
<p>Jon covers some recent unfounded fears in the Canadian press, both WiFi and BPA (Bisphenol A). Elan looks at the leading theories for why allergies seem to be on the rise. Darren settles the question of whether Mars will appear in the sky to be the same size.</p>
<p><span>Darren looks at a study about whether being deaf leads to better eye sight. Adam talks about the latest drug scare: Kids getting high off of binaural beats. Jon addresses the myth that dropping a penny from the top of the CN Tower (or the Empire State Building) could kill a person.</span></p>
<p>Darren weighs the evidence on whether or not people should take vitamin D supplements. Elan will find out if brainstorming is effectiveness. Adam answers the question: Does it cost more to insure red cars?</p>
<p><span>Full song by Pat and Cristina Roach "Don't Start Believin'" based on Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'". Adam reminds everyone of all the mistakes that had been made on the show up to this point. Darren gives a rundown of all the myths covered on the show.</span></p>
<p>Darren talks about the recent controversy surrounding part of the Canadian census to an opptional survey. Xander explores a supposed link between the 80s TV shows He-Man and Dynasty. Elan finds out whether blondes are dumber than brunettes.</p>
<p>Xander fills in the rest of the gang what happened while they were away at The Amazing Meeting. Jon and Adam interview JREF president DJ Grothe. Darren answers the question "Are elephants afraid of mice?".</p>
<p>Recorded in front of a live studio audience at The Amaz!ng Meeting 8 in Las Vegas. Jay Novella from the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe joins Elan, Adam, and Jon to discuss casino game odds, slot machines, and situations when sports teams may want to lose.</p>
<p>Darren tells you everything you need to know about the dangers of eating meat. Elan finds out what the 'premium' in 'premium beer' means. Adam debunks the myth that carrots help you see better.</p>
Adam discusses the latest example of pareidolia run amok, a greeting card that supposedly uses some naughty language. Jon interviews Paul Ingraham of saveyourself.ca about epsom salts and massage therapy. Darren busts the myth that mice love cheese (but not the myth that Jon loves cheese).
Jon talks about where crude oil comes from and the controversial abiogenic origin hypothesis. Elan looks into why homosexuality hasn't been removed by natural selection. Adam busts the myth that Koalas are bears. He does not debunk their cuteness though.
As predicted, Elan discusses Nostradamus. Adam, and his friends, analyze multiple personality disorder. Finally, Darren annoys fish lovers by tackling the myth that fish is brain food.
Darren explores the source of denialism and how people justify their denialist beliefs. Adam explains why playing the lottery is "stupid". Elan poses the "Missing Dollar Riddle" to the panel resulting in some interesting reactions.
Adam discusses obsessive compulsive disorder. Elan interview Dr. Tim Valentine about his research into people's poor abilities to recognize faces. Jon debunks (maybe?) the myth that the Wild West was lawless and violent.
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