Another solid episode churned out by the skeptical podcast factory otherwise known as “The Reality Check”. After an awesome (and somewhat NSFW) parody by Pat “ODB” Roach, the show is lead off by Elan “don’t call me borophyll” Dubrofsky presenting a segment on whether or not plants can percieve and react to things like animals do. Pat “all over this description” Roach then hosts an all new skeptical game called “Name That…”. Darren “medium rare” McKee finishes off the show with an exploration into tick bites and whether they can cause an allergy to red meat. Adam “no responsibilities whatsoever” Gardner chimes in periodically throughout the show.
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Plant Perception – Skeptic’s Dictionary for Kids
Plant Neurobiology – No brain no gain?
Study Proves Plants Grow Faster with Music
Tick Bites -> Red Meat
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and allergy
Most ticks do not carry diseases, and most tick bites do not cause serious health problems. But it is important to remove a tick as soon as you find it. Removing the tick’s body helps you avoid diseases the tick may pass on during feeding. Removing the tick’s head helps prevent an infection in the skin where it bit you. See the Home Treatment section of this topic for the best way to remove a tick.;..;”
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