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TRC #434: Menstrual Synchrony + Name That: Internet 2016 + Have Your Cake And Eat It Too?

Cristina starts this week’s show off checking into the widely held belief that women who who live or work closely together have periods that start to sync up. Next, Pat brings us another edition of everyone’s favourite guessing game, ‘Name … Continue reading

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TRC #345: Trigger Warnings + Food Labelling + Poland’s Enigma Code Breakers

On this week’s show, Darren explores trigger warnings, how they’re used, and whether they should be. Cristina bites into a segment about misleading product claims and food labelling. Finally, Pat takes on a listener’s suggestion to tap into Poland’s Enigma … Continue reading

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TRC #302: Female vs. Male Hurricanes + Airplane Food + Surgical Masks

The gang is fully recovered from the episode 300 celebration (301 was the hangover episode) and explodes which their best episode yet with number 302. Darren leads the way with a segment about some recent research on whether female-named hurricanes … Continue reading

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TRC #282: Rice and Positive Thinking + Colour of Food + Adding Salt to Boiling Water

The core TRC gang is back together for episode 282 of The Reality Check. Darren starts things off by looking into a recent viral Facebook post regarding positive thinking and its effect on rice. Next, Adam talks about the effect … Continue reading

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TRC #265: Motivated Numeracy + Does Cat Purring Heal Bones? + Chinese Food Hunger After an Hour

The gang is joined by former TRC host Jon Abrams for a doozy of an episode. Darren leads things off by discussing a recent paper on motivated numeracy. Adam then looks into if cat purring heals bones. Jon closes things … Continue reading

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TRC #251: Local Food + Aphrodisiacs + Most Recognized Symbols

With Adam away the remaining TRCers were privledged to be joined by Cristina Roach for episode 251. Elan leads things off with a look into whether buying local food is really all it’s cracked up to be. Cristina then dives … Continue reading

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TRC #223: Planet X + Are Men Stronger Than Women + Canned Food Drives

Finally, a mid December podcast that doesn’t reference the upcoming holidays! Episode 223 of The Reality Check begins with Pat Roach discussing Planet X and whether it will be a factor in the world ending on December 21st. Adam Gardner … Continue reading

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TRC 219: Can Men and Women be Friends + Foods With Animals + Van Halen M&Ms

They’ve done it again! The Reality Check episode 219 may just be the best episode yet. Darren leads off the show by exploring some recent research into whether men and woman can be platonic friends. Adam then provides a thorough … Continue reading

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TRC 217: Social Media and Isolation + Monsanto + Castoreum

In an episode released the same week as The Reality Check’s one millionth download, the gang does not disappoint with three thought provoking segments. Elan D. leads things off with a look into whether social media has lead to increased social … Continue reading

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TRC #214: Tattoo Removal + Eidetic Memory + All You Can Eat Buffet Strategies

Pat Roach injects us with some facts about tattoos and tattoo removals, Adam Gardner gives us a snapshot of what eidetic memory is and Elan Dubrofsky fills us up with some strategies for eating at buffets. http://traffic.libsyn.com/therealitycheck/TRC_214_09-10-2012.mp3 Download direct: mp3 … Continue reading

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