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TRC #465: Hurricanes, Typhoons & Cyclones + Climate Change vs Hurricanes + Hurricane Evacuation

With Hurricane Harvey shaping up to be one of the most damaging natural disasters in U.S history, the panel dedicate this week’s show to learning more about hurricanes. First, Darren gives us a quick overview of what a hurricane is … Continue reading

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TRC #461: Online Harassment Research + Arcade Fire vs Fake News + How Far Away Is Lightning?

Happy August, Checkers! This week, Adam digs into a recent Pew Research Center study about online harassment to find out if women are more likely to be harassed online than men. Cristina gives us a lesson in Internet Trolling 101 … Continue reading

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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 #429: Is Barter The Origin Of Money? + More Trees Than Stars? + Snowflakes

Special guest, Lars, gets things started by examining whether barter is the origin of money. Next, Pat looks into whether there are more trees on Earth than stars in the Milky Way. Lastly, Darren gives us a primer on snowflakes. … Continue reading

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TRC #353: Perfect Pitch + Name That: Weather & Climate Edition + Is July 4 Really Independence Day?

The whole gang is back to deliver another fun-filled show! Cristina rings in with a segment about Perfect Pitch and a recent study that looks at whether the ability can be learned by adults. Pat challenges the panel’s knowledge of … Continue reading

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TRC #259: Area 51 + Weather Forecasting Accuracy + Vector Cereal

On the heels of celebrating 5 years as a podcast, TRC delivers another great episode.    Adam takes a look at area 51 in the wake of the CIA admitting it exists, Elan investigates the accuracy of weather reports and Darren complains … Continue reading

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TRC #257: Unreported Crime + Cat Declawing + A Red Sky Predicts Weather

With Elan away to celebrate his recent marriage, the rest of the crew soldiers on with a great new episode! Darren follows up on a promise to examine unreported crime, Adam takes on a listener request to look into the … Continue reading

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TRC #216- Ghosts + Halloween SFoSF + Cloud Computing and Bad Weather

It’s a Halloween themed episode of The Reality Check! After an epic intro parody, Darren starts the show off with a segment about ghosts. This is followed by an intense game of Science Fact or Science Fiction, Halloween edition, hosted … Continue reading

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