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TRC #457: Perception Of Force + Name That: Food Edition + Does It Always Rain On Canada Day?

This week the crew is joined once again by ‘Physics Commando’ Barry Panas who challenges us to think about the labels we use to describe what we feel when it comes to force and motion. Pat gives us a food … Continue reading

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TRC #334: Blasphemy in Canada + Why Allergy Myths Persist + Does Cake Mix Really Need an Egg?

On this week’s fun and fact-filled show, Darren kicks things off swearing Blasphemy is alive and well in Canada. Cristina breaks out in a segment about why debunked allergy myths continue to persist.  Lastly, Adam mixes it up by asking … Continue reading

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TRC #279: Infinity + Placebo Revisited + Was Canada Colder Than Mars

Episode #279 of TRC arrives with a whole bunch of numbers.   First Elan tries to explain infinity and why it is important to skeptics.    Next, Darren revisits placebo and finally Adam looks at whether Canada was recently colder than Mars. … Continue reading

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TRC #266: Should You Let Your Kids Watch TV + Name That: Scientist Edition + What Is Killing Birds In Canada

Episode 266 is awesome!   First Elan responds to a listener request to look into whether you should let your young children watch television, next Pat leads us in a game of “Name That” with a famous scientists theme.    Lastly, Darren … Continue reading

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TRC #255: Canada Myths + Quirky Ways to Cool Down + Cesarean Section

255 Episodes in and TRC is still bringing the skepticism in a big way. The show starts off with Pat covering some commonly believed myths about our home country of Canada. Darren then presents some non-traditional ways to keep cool … Continue reading

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TRC #213: Sexism in Science + Blowing in Nintendo Cartridges + Do Canadians Say Zed

Darren McKee discusses sexism in science, Elan Dubrofsky asks whether blowing into Nintendo cartridges was an effective way to get games to work and Adam Gardner ponders whether Canadians say “zed” or “zee.” http://traffic.libsyn.com/therealitycheck/TRC_213__02-10-1012.mp3 Download direct: mp3 file If you … Continue reading

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