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Rumor Flies discusses the origins, evolution, and veracity of all your favorite rumors, myths, and misconceptions.

Rumor Flies discusses the origins, evolution, and veracity of all your favorite rumors, myths, and misconceptions.
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United States

Description:

Rumor Flies discusses the origins, evolution, and veracity of all your favorite rumors, myths, and misconceptions.

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@rumorflies

Language:

English


Episodes

608 - Food: Deadly Delicatessen

11/12/2018
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Is “fugu” (puffer fish) dangerous to eat? Do almonds contain cyanide? Can a poinsettia send you to an early grave? Find out on this deadly-tasty episode of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round and will reap you sweet, sweet...

Duration:00:57:10

607 - History: I am a Generous Oscar

10/29/2018
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Did 300 Spartans face off against the Persian army? Did Archimedes create the first laser? How accurate are our portrayals of ninjas? Find out these answers and more on this historic episode of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round...

Duration:00:53:31

606 - Body: Concussed

10/15/2018
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How do you best handle concussion victims? Are all fingerprints unique? Can the body not make new brain cells? Join us on this epidermal episode of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round and will reap you sweet, sweet karma. We are...

Duration:01:05:01

605 - Death: Half Ham Sandwich

10/1/2018
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Can you pee on the electric fence? What’s the deal with Korean “fan death”? Does quicksand really pull people down to their doom? Join us on this deadly episode of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round and will reap you sweet, sweet...

Duration:01:07:08

604 - Weather: NOAA's Ark

9/17/2018
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Does lightening never strike the same place twice? Are no snowflakes alike? Do green clouds mean a tornado is coming? Join us for an inclement episode of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round and will reap you sweet, sweet karma. We...

Duration:00:56:35

603 - Sports: The Five Guys Conspiracy

9/3/2018
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Did Bobby Riggs throw “The Battle of the Sexes”? Is Star Craft the official sports of South Korea? What was the extent of Michael Jordan's gambling? Join us, the last ones picked for kickball, on this week's Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the...

Duration:01:36:31

602 - Survival: Fallout Edition

8/20/2018
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Would a nuclear war render all food and water toxic? Can alcohol protect you from radiation? Would wildlife and fauna mutate after a nuclear war? Join us as we explore these questions and more on this radioactive episode of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes -...

Duration:01:33:22

601 - Facebook Roundup!

8/6/2018
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Facebook myths (and otherwise!) are on the menu! Did a Popeyes manager mix cocaine into the breading? Did a man survive a year without food? Did Buzz Aldrin say we never went to the moon? Join us for a fabricated episode of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check out Historical Blindess! They do an awesome show and can be found on basically every major podcast platform! Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram,...

Duration:01:11:07

510 - Remedies: The Old Fashioned Way

5/28/2018
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What hiccup cures actually work? Can you stop a brain-freeze with your tongue? Do you "feed a cold, starve a fever"? Join us as we explore the questions and more on this remedial finale of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round and...

Duration:01:14:15

509 - Survival: The Perfect (Pod)cast

5/14/2018
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How do you can prevent hypothermia? Can you eat snow to hydrate? Is building a fire in a cave a hazard or a necessity? Find out on this elementally-exposed episode of Rumor Flies! Pro-Tip: Make sure to listen to the very end! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes...

Duration:00:41:49

508 - Animals: Bad to the Bone

5/7/2018
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Animal myths are back! Are "Daddy Longlegs" the most venomous spider? Are flamingos actually white? Do piranhas actually eat people (down to the bone)? Join us on this very wild episode of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round and...

Duration:01:02:01

507 - Pirate Myths

4/23/2018
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Yarrr, mateys! Did pirates talk like we think they did? Why did pirates use eyepatches? Was Blackbeard all myth, all truth, or somewhere in between? Join us on this high seas-sailing episode Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round and...

Duration:01:05:04

506 - Holden McNeely and Video Game Myths

4/9/2018
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Did Atari bury millions of copies of the alleged "worst game of all time" in the desert? Does blowing on game cartridges/cleaning discs with toothpaste "fix" them? Are those secret characters you heard about true? We are thrilled to be joined by Holden McNeely! Holden is the co-host of Wizard and the Bruiser, has an awesome Twitch stream, is an avid writer, and more. Check his work out! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook,...

Duration:01:58:28

505 - Gross Myths: Maggot Brain

3/26/2018
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Please consider supporting the show on Patreon. Can maggots live in your brain? Do some pools have "urine detectors"? Are there "flesh-eating bananas"? Join us for another nasty episode of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go 'round and...

Duration:01:11:07

504 - Sports: Get Hoffa my Case!

3/11/2018
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Please consider supporting the show on Patreon. Did Babe "The Great Babino" Ruth eat hotdogs on the job? Do helmets/padding in the NFL make the injuries worse? Join us for a full-contact episode of Rumor Flies! As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world go...

Duration:04:41:00

Bonus Episode: Rumor Flies "50 for 50" Trivia Spectacular!

3/5/2018
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As promised! You all responded so well to our "challenge": Your patreon donations doubled in a matter of weeks! Thank you all so, so much. As a reward, we produced this trivia showdown between Josh and Ryan! Who knows the most Rumor Flies trivia? Let's find out... Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it makes the world...

Duration:00:40:06

503 - Food: Hyper Soy Bois

2/26/2018
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Delicious myths of epic (pro)portions are back! Are hotdogs made of "animal spare parts"? Does sugar make kids hyper-active and/or lead to a "sugar crash"? Find out these answers and more on this week's Rumor Flies! Please consider supporting the show on Patreon. As always, you can find the show notes here. Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider...

Duration:01:01:55

502 - Snapple Fact Check 2

2/12/2018
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Snapple is back in the crosshairs! Does the average dream only last a few seconds? Did wild camels once roam the Arizona deserts? Can a Venus Flytrap consume an entire cheeseburger? Join us for a very special episode of Rumor Flies! Please consider supporting the show on Patreon. As always, you can find the show notes here. Enjoyed verifying Snapple Facts? We do it weekly on our blog, "Snap Judgment"! Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and...

Duration:00:46:05

501 - Facebook Roundup: Bogus Bitcoin

1/29/2018
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We are back with our analysis of "fake news" on facebook! We break down misleading headlines, look for the original rumor mills, and discuss more in this season 5 opening spectacular! Please consider supporting the show on Patreon! As always, you can find the show notes here! Check us out at www.rumorfliespodcast.com, on facebook, @rumorflies on twitter and instagram, and subscribe to us on youtube for episodes and supplemental content! Please consider leaving us a review on iTunes - it...

Duration:01:05:36

Bonus: "Awful Good Movies" ft. Jeremy Johnston

1/2/2018
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Welcome to some between-season goodness! Jeremy Johnston (remember that film round table forever ago!?) returns against his better judgment to test out a new podcast idea! If you remember Jeremy, you'll recall that his film knowledge is next level - he is basically a human IMDb page. Well, he had an idea: What if you hunted for the real flaws in critically acclaimed movies and only picked out the redeeming qualities of those that are most hated? Well, wonder no more! We have decided to test...

Duration:01:19:06