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TRC #452: Mount Everest The Tallest Mountain? + Does Music Calm Your Canine? + Avril Lavigne Death Conspiracy

What a better way to kick off the month than a new dose of The Reality Check! First, Pat schools us on which mountain is really the tallest and why. Cristina digs into various studies to see if there is … Continue reading

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TRC #308: Crossfit + SETI + Dogs And Ice Water

Episode 308 is here.   First Darren tries to work out whether Crossfit is suing scientists.   Next Adam searches for answers in reply to a listener’s email about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).   Lastly, Pat pours over evidence … Continue reading

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TRC #305: Null Hypothesis Significance Testing + Racist Dogs + UFO Sighting Distribution

Pat’s away but the guys still pull off one of the greatest episodes of all time with #305. Elan starts off the show with an overview of Null Hypothesis Significance Testing (NHST). P-values galore! Next, Adam looks into whether some … Continue reading

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TRC #290: Smoking and Lung Cancer + Dogs Sensing Magnetic fields + Diet and Acne + Patterson Best Selling Author

Pat starts things off by Reality Checking a  remark from a previous episode that it’s unlikely to get lung cancer if you’ve never smoked. Adam then looks into if dogs can sense magnetic fields. Next Elan answers a listener question … Continue reading

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