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TRC #521: Brief History Of Early Earth + Hoax Academic Papers + Does Exposing Kids To Alcohol Mitigate Dependence?
This week, Darren goes back billions of years to give us a fascinating look at early Earth. Adam takes a deep dive into how recent academic journals in the field of “grievance studies” were successfully published despite being a hoax. … Continue reading
TRC #504: IV Therapy + Baby Foreskin Beauty Cream? + Adult & Youth Correctional Stats
Adam kicks off this week’s show by looking into the trend of IV Therapy when used outside of legit medical procedures. Cristina goes head first down a rabbit hole after hearing that a beauty cream Oprah endorses may contain baby … Continue reading
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TRC #475: Age Of Consent + Elections Signs + ‘Allah’ Found At Viking Burial Site?
Given the troubling sexual harassment and assault allegations in the news involving minors, Darren takes a look at age of consent laws worldwide. Cristina fields a Checker’s question regarding whether election campaign signs have any measurable impact on voter share. … Continue reading
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TRC #463: Google Memo + Eclipse Myths + Do Twins Run In the Family Or Skip A Generation?
Darren is back and he has some thoughts about the ongoing reporting and discussions related to the Google memo. In preparation for the solar eclipse on August 21, Cristina checks into some commonly held beliefs about Eclipses. Lastly, Adam looks … Continue reading
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TRC #446: Is ‘Fearless Girl’ Bull? + Name That: Baby Edition + Survival Of The Fittest
The TRC crew brings another fun and fact-filled show! First up, Darren looks behind the controversy swelling around the recent art installation in New York titled “Fearless Girl”. Producer Pat challenges the panel with an eye-opening game of Name That. … Continue reading
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TRC #445: Social Priming + Feral Girl Living With Monkeys? + Origin Of The Dollar Sign
While Cristina is away, the rest of the crew still brings it! Darren once again tackles possible issues in the field of psychology by looking into social priming. Pat digs into a recent news story making the rounds regarding an … Continue reading
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TRC #444: Mashup: Breast Feeding And Lactivism + Are Parents Less Happy?
It’s all about parents and babies this week for a good reason. First Cristina explores the science of mother’s milk and asks whether some breastfeeding advocates take things too far. Bonus: a very tired Adam gives us an update. Next, … Continue reading
TRC #426: Measuring Pregnancy: Weeks Vs Months? + Name That: Canadian Citizenship + The 5 Second Rule
Adam kicks off the show looking at whether it is better to measure pregnancy in weeks or months. Next, Pat tests the panel’s “Canadianness” with a game of ‘Name That’ featuring questions from Canadian citizenship practice exams. Darren closes out … Continue reading
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TRC #425: Fake News, Facebook & The Election + FTC Vs Homeopathy + Ultrasound Determining Fetal Sex
Darren kicks off the show looking at headlines about fake news, Facebook and the U.S. election. Cristina looks at new FTC rules regarding homeopathy. Lastly, Adam brings us a segment about determining fetal sex via ultrasound. http://traffic.libsyn.com/therealitycheck/TRC_425.mp3 Download direct: mp3 … Continue reading
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