With Darren away at a conference, former TRC host Jon Abrams steps in to take over the hosting duties for episode 309 of The Reality Check, and leads things off with a segment where he discusses a number of World War 1 myths. Next, Elan leads a game of Science Fact or Science Fiction: Great Outdoors Edition. Adam closes things out by looking into the origin of toasting glasses comes from people trying to avoid getting poisoned.
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World War 1 Myths
10 WWI Myths by Dan Snow – BBC News
Naming of WWI – Oxford English Dictionary
Was WWI the first world war? – BBC News
Great Outdoors Game
5 Urban Myths About Outdoors Debunked
CDC – A Guide to Drinking Water Treatment and Sanitation for Backcountry & Travel Use
FDA – Outsmarting Poison Ivy and Other Poisonous Plants
Scientopia – Does your menstrual blood attract bears?
Why Do We Clink Wine Glasses? – Snopes