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Brian Dunning
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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.


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4.7 out of 5 stars from 4.2k ratings
  • Amazing science based podcast

    After spending many hours being entertained, yet frustrated by the many paranormal, cryptoid, conspiracy theory podcasts I had a hard time finding any actual fact based podcasts to debunk and challenge those stories. Those stories are entertaining, but certainly after a while it can be hard to hear for any skeptic person who really wants proof of these claims. I just wish these podcasts were longer than 15 minutes. Amazing and so refreshing to hear over and over, sound evidence and conclusive da... more

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  • Sciency but numbers confuse

    This is a pretty good, sciency oriented pod but it must be from Europe because when they talk about numbers it always seems to get bogged down in the kilograde system, which makes it very confusing and difficult for Americans who are used to measurements based on the real numbers like miles, days and pounds.

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    Keeps my ears busy while building amps! Great show. Skip is knowledgeable and quite funny. What more could you want? Can’t really watch YouTube while building high voltage amp,right?

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  • The world needs more well researched topics like this podcast provides.

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