TRC #496: Snake Bites + Are Nature Documentaries Fake? + Vasectomies

A fact-astic new episode of TRC is here! First, Darren doles out some surprising stats about snake bite deaths. Next, Cristina digs into how nature documentaries are filmed to determine what’s real and what’s fake. Lastly, Adam talks about his recent experience getting a vasectomy and what the medical procedure is, and isn’t.

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Snake Bites

Telegraph

WHO

Wikipedia  List of snake bites

Animals.mom website

CanTech article about Canadian snake bites

Are Nature Documentaries Fake?

Vimeo: How Nature Documentaries Are Fake

YouTube: How the BBC makes Planet Earth look like a Hollywood movie

Vox: Fake Sound In Nature Documentaries

Lifehacker: The Tricks Nature Documentaries Use to Draw You IN

Huffington Post: Nature Documentary Tricks

CMSI: Documentary Filmmakers on Ethical Challenges in Their Work

Huffington Post: BBC Admits To Recreating Sound Effects In The Studio After Being Caught Out By Viewers

The Sun: BBC Fake Sound Effects

Telegraph: Plane Earth II Most Watched Nature Documentary

Vasectomies

Vasectomy – Wikipedia

Post-vasectomy pain syndrome – Wikipedia

Tubal ligation – Wikipedia

No-Needle No-scalpel Vasectomy – Dr. Weiss – Ottawa

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