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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.

Skeptoid Brian Dunning

    • Science
    • 4.6 • 2.6K Ratings

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.

    Is Recycling for Real?

    Is Recycling for Real?

    A close look at where recycling of some common materials is actually at these days.

    • 14 min
    Error Erasure Extravaganza

    Error Erasure Extravaganza

    It's time once again for Skeptoid to correct another round of errors in previous shows.

    • 14 min
    Dr. Crow and the Melon Heads

    Dr. Crow and the Melon Heads

    Some say creepy children with huge balloon heads stalk the woods at night, waiting to attack you.

    • 13 min
    The Trinity UFO Crash of 1945

    The Trinity UFO Crash of 1945

    The not-so-famous UFO case that caused the US Congress to spend millions of taxpayer dollars.

    • 19 min
    EMDR: Looking Past the Pain

    EMDR: Looking Past the Pain

    This controversial treatment for PTSD involves moving the eyes side to side.

    • 16 min
    I Can't Believe They Did That: Human Guinea Pigs #3

    I Can't Believe They Did That: Human Guinea Pigs #3

    Part 3 in our roundup of scientists who took the ultimate plunge and experimented on themselves.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.6K Ratings

2.6K Ratings

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Good Show

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