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The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.

The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.

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Laguna Niguel, CA

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The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medicine schemes... Skeptoid has you covered. From the sublime to the startling, no topic is sacred. Weekly since 2006.

Language:

English


Episodes

I Know Dino podcast preview

1/14/2021
A preview of I Know Dino, the big dinosaur podcast!

Duration:00:04:10

Skeptoid #762: On the Trail of the Yowie

1/12/2021
Australia's version of Bigfoot may — or may not — have its origin in Aboriginal mythology.

Duration:00:16:13

Skeptoid #761: Havana Syndrome, Microwaves, and Hearing RF

1/5/2021
The lone exception to the science fact that radio cannot hurt you.

Duration:00:17:45

Skeptoid #760: The 1994 Ruwa Zimbabwe Alien Encounter

12/29/2020
This popular tale claims 62 African schoolchildren were contacted by an extraterrestrial.

Duration:00:19:06

Skeptoid #759: Percy Schmeiser vs Monsanto

12/22/2020
The most famous case in the history of Monsanto vs. small farmers might not be what you think.

Duration:00:19:31

Skeptoid #758: Finding the USS Cyclops

12/15/2020
This most famous ship disappearance from the Bermuda Triangle probably had nothing to do with it.

Duration:00:18:33

Skeptoid #757: The Montauk Project

12/8/2020
Some believe the government opened up time portals underneath Long Island, New York.

Duration:00:19:48

Skeptoid #756: The Death Ship SS Ourang Medan

12/1/2020
This ship was said to be discovered with all its crew dead under unexplainable circumstances.

Duration:00:18:55

Skeptoid #755: Examining Gulf War Illness

11/24/2020
Some researchers believe there is no such thing as Gulf War Illness, and the rest have more questions than answers.

Duration:00:16:27

Skeptoid #754: About That Life on Mars...

11/17/2020
Good scientists can get the wrong idea, but they don't need to make it worse by announcing bad science.

Duration:00:16:27

Skeptoid #753: The Japan Air Lines Alaska UFO

11/10/2020
This famous UFO case is said to be proven by military radar data.

Duration:00:19:15

Skeptoid #752: Listener Feedback Live: Outpost 2020

11/3/2020
Skeptoid answers some... interesting feedback LIVE at the Outpost 2020 con.

Duration:00:23:27

Skeptoid #751: Pop Quiz: Myths of the Middle Ages

10/27/2020
How well do you know the Middle Ages? Can you tell what's fact and what's fiction?

Duration:00:20:51

The Outpost

10/23/2020
A new online con from Skeptoid Media bridging popular fandom and science. Live now!

Duration:00:02:05

Skeptoid #750: How to Extract Adrenochrome from Children

10/20/2020
Conspiracy theorists believe that Hollywood elitists torture children and extract drugs from their bodies.

Duration:00:18:52

Skeptoid #749: Observing the Bystander Effect

10/13/2020
Some research has found that crowds are apathetic and don't render assistance; some has found the opposite.

Duration:00:15:03

Skeptoid #748: Who Sank the Maine?

10/6/2020
Many theories surround the mysterious sinking of the USS Maine that triggered the Spanish-American War.

Duration:00:17:01

Skeptoid #747: Hitler's Operation Long Jump

9/29/2020
Popular stories claim that the Nazis tried to assassinate Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin in Tehran in 1943.

Duration:00:18:49

Skeptoid #746: Error Correction: Tokyo Drift

9/22/2020
Skeptoid corrects another round of errors sent in by listeners just like you.

Duration:00:17:35

Outpost 2020

9/17/2020
A new online con bridging popular fandom and science, coming to you October 23-25.

Duration:00:03:53