Pop Quiz: Urban Legends
663, February 19, 2019
Test your knowledge of popular urban legends, and the science underlying them.
Rapping with the Fox Sisters Episode 661, February 5, 2019 Myth and mystery surrounds the sisters said to have founded the modern spiritualism industry.
Feedback and Followups Episode 660, January 29, 2019 A handful of updates to past Skeptoid episodes... eyebrow raising to say the least.
Killing Castro Episode 659, January 22, 2019 It's proven the CIA tried to assassinate Castro, but the number of claimed attempts differs wildly.
Ong's Hat Episode 658, January 15, 2019 An urban legend tells of a group of scientists who successfully escaped into another dimension.
Illuminating the Illuminati Episode 657, January 8, 2019 The surprisingly humble beginnings and even more surprising modern rebirth of the Illuminati.
And Bigfoot Said... Episode 656, January 1, 2019 We compare vocalizations attributed to Bigfoot with the sounds of real animals known to be in the area.
Pop Quiz: Consumer Ripoffs Episode 654, December 18, 2018 How well do you know your Skeptoid? Today's pop quiz focuses on consumer ripoffs.
The Cash-Landrum UFO Incident Episode 652, December 4, 2018 The UFO story seems to defy debunking because of the physical injuries suffered by witnesses.
The Electric Universe Theory Episode 651, November 27, 2018 Some believe that everything we know about the universe is wrong — and it's all electric.
I Believe Episode 650, November 20, 2018 Your beliefs are fallible and can fool you. Be willing to change your mind based on new information.
Pop Quiz: Aliens and UFOs Episode 648, November 6, 2018 How well do you know your Skeptoid? Today's pop quiz focuses on aliens and UFOs.
All About Mindfulness Episode 647, October 30, 2018 An examination of this super-trendy meditation technique to see whether it lives up to the hype.
Animal Earthquake Prediction Episode 646, October 23, 2018 Many people believe animals have the ability to predict earthquakes. The facts tell a different story.
Pop Quiz: Ancient Mysteries Episode 645, October 16, 2018 How well do you know your Skeptoid? Today's pop quiz focuses on ancient mysteries.
Pop Quiz: Cryptozoology! Episode 642, September 25, 2018 How well do you know your Skeptoid? Today's pop quiz focuses on cryptozoology.
Alternative Veterinary Medicine Episode 641, September 18, 2018 Even in the 21st century, vets and pet owners are turning to prescientific, magic-based medical care.
Draining the Baghdad Battery Episode 640, September 11, 2018 Many people believe this ancient scroll container was actually an early type of battery.