The Reality Check #154: Four Letter Word Origins + Is TV Dangerous? + Mosquito Myths

Elan hosts a round of “Science Fact or Science Fiction” about various English swear words. Adam discusses a recent study claiming that TV takes years off peoples’ lives. Darren busts a few mosquito myths.

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Show Notes

Is TV Dangerous

Study: 1 hour of TV can shorten life by 22 minutes – MSNBC
Daily exercise ‘may prolong life’ – AFP
TV viewing time compared to smoking – Health – CBC News
Unfunny Canadian political comedy program
Calories burned in 30 minutes of leisure and routine activities

Mosquito Myths

Globe and Mail

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