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Skeptoid Episode Guide - Urban Legends

 

Exploring Kincaid's Cave (Skeptoid #556) - Some say a marvelous cave of Egyptian wonders is hidden in the Grand Canyon.
January 31, 2017
Read | Listen (12:24)
 
The Mad Gasser of Mattoon (Skeptoid #550) - In 1944, a strange night prowler is believed to have made poison gas attacks in Illinois. Or was it something else?
December 20, 2016
Read | Listen (12:42)
 
Bruce Lee Myths (Skeptoid #548) - More mythology than fact surrounds this enigmatic figure from martial arts films.
December 6, 2016
Read | Listen (12:36)
 
The Ghost Fighter Plane of Pearl Harbor (Skeptoid #547) - Published accounts tell of a mysterious fighter plane that came into Pearl Harbor a year after the Japanese attack.
November 29, 2016
Read | Listen (11:22)
 
Earthquake Lights: Do They Exist? (Skeptoid #534) - One of those things everyone seems to believe in, but for which there's almost no evidence.
August 30, 2016
Read | Listen (14:16)
 
The Banjawarn Bang (Skeptoid #531) - Evidence suggests a doomsday cult may have successfully tested a nuclear bomb in Australia in 1993.
August 9, 2016
Read | Listen (13:06)
 
Sky Trumpets (Skeptoid #526) - From all over the world come reports of strange trumpet-like blasts from the sky.
July 5, 2016
Read | Listen (13:34)
 
Dark Watchers (Skeptoid #522) - The true origins of the Dark Watchers, said to go all the way back to Chumash Indian stories.
June 7, 2016
Read | Listen (12:07)
 
All About Absinthe (Skeptoid #515) - This mysterious alcoholic drink is the subject of more urban legends than any other liquor.
April 19, 2016
Read | Listen (12:21)
 
Ninjas Unmasked (Skeptoid #509) - These superheroes of martial arts lore may not be exactly what you thought they were.
March 8, 2016
Read | Listen (13:46)
 
Demythologizing the Knights Templar (Skeptoid #508) - More pseudohistory than fact surrounds this ancient order's depictions in pop culture.
March 1, 2016
Read | Listen (12:59)
 
The Hope Diamond: A Curse Deconstructed (Skeptoid #499) - Find out how the obviously false story of a curse came to be associated with this famous diamond.
December 29, 2015
Read | Listen (12:35)
 
The Russian Sleep Experiment (Skeptoid #496) - Russian test subjects are said to have done unspeakably horrible things when sleep deprived.
December 8, 2015
Read | Listen (13:00)
 
420: The Cannabis Code (Skeptoid #491) - Myths and competing claims fog the origin of the term 420, a slang code for marijuana.
November 3, 2015
Read | Listen (12:04)
 
The Science of X-Ray Specs and Sea Monkeys (Skeptoid #489) - These products advertised in the back of comic books promised improbable feats of science.
October 20, 2015
Read | Listen (12:07)
 
The Flying Saucer Menace (Skeptoid #486) - The true, interwoven history of flying saucers in American folklore.
September 29, 2015
Read | Listen (12:29)
 
Wag the Dogman (Skeptoid #477) - They say that a half-canine cryptid stalks the woods of Northern Michigan. Are they right?
July 28, 2015
Read | Listen (13:03)
 
The Chess-Playing Mechanical Turk (Skeptoid #476) - An overview of the amazing chess playing robot of the 1700s.
July 21, 2015
Read | Listen (11:21)
 
Forgetting the Alamo (Skeptoid #457) - Is the Alamo worth remembering? We'll examine the myths and truths behind the events that made this structure famous.
March 10, 2015
Read | Listen (19:37)
 
Cattle Mutilation (Skeptoid #456) - Do alien visitors really abduct and mutilate unsuspecting ungulates?
March 3, 2015
Read | Listen (13:00)
 
Cooking Myths (Skeptoid #453) - As the busiest part of the house, the kitchen has collected more folklore than any other room in it.
February 10, 2015
Read | Listen (14:35)
 
Myths of Alcatraz (Skeptoid #444) - Alcatraz Island is veiled in the fog of myth.
December 9, 2014
Read | Listen (14:57)
 
The Haunted Dybbuk Box (Skeptoid #428) - A popular tale tells of a haunted Jewish wine box that brought ill fortune upon its owners... apparently.
August 19, 2014
Read | Listen (11:26)
 
The Legend of the Flying Dutchman (Skeptoid #427) - What is the real source of the ancient nautical legends of the Flying Dutchman ghost ship?
August 12, 2014
Read | Listen (11:49)
 
The Baldoon Mystery (Skeptoid #426) - The surprising truth behind Canada's most famous ghost story.
August 5, 2014
Read | Listen (11:44)
 
The Santa Barbara Simoom of 1859 (Skeptoid #424) - Stories of a lethally hot storm wind in Santa Barbara in 1859 persist to this day.
July 22, 2014
Read | Listen (12:27)
 
Hillary vs. Mallory: The First to Everest (Skeptoid #420) - Did George Mallory really beat Sir Edmund Hillary to the summit of Mount Everest in 1924?
June 24, 2014
Read | Listen (12:54)
 
Animal Predictors: Psychic, Sensitive, or Silly? (Skeptoid #412) - Many animals are presented in the popular media as being psychic. Is this the best explanation?
April 29, 2014
Read | Listen (13:33)
 
The Black Eyed Kids (Skeptoid #410) - An urban legend says that children with completely black eyes go around trying to be allowed inside.
April 15, 2014
Read | Listen (11:18)
 
The Death of Mad King Ludwig (Skeptoid #407) - Was Bavaria's Mad King who built castles like Neuschwanstein truly murdered, or did he commit suicide?
March 25, 2014
Read | Listen (11:49)
 
The Disappearance of Glenn Miller (Skeptoid #406) - What happened to American band leader Glenn Miller when he disappeared in WWII?
March 18, 2014
Read | Listen (11:31)
 
The Boggy Creek Monster (Skeptoid #404) - Is Arkansas' Fouke Monster a real zoological specimen, or an important part of local folklore?
March 4, 2014
Read | Listen (12:24)
 
Out of Place Artifacts (Skeptoid #403) - Some objects found around the world seem to defy rational explanation.
February 25, 2014
Read | Listen (13:06)
 
Hemp, Hearst, and Prohibition (Skeptoid #401) - A popular urban legend claims that William Randolph Hearst conspired to make cannabis illegal in the United States.
February 11, 2014
Read | Listen (12:36)
 
The Moving Coffins of Barbados (Skeptoid #399) - An old tale tells of coffins that jumbled themselves up in a crypt in Barbados.
January 28, 2014
Read | Listen (12:10)
 
Solving the Lead Masks of Vintem Hill (Skeptoid #398) - Two dead bodies were found in Brazil in 1966 with mysterious masks made of lead.
January 21, 2014
Read | Listen (12:02)
 
8 Secret Bases: Real or Fictional? (Skeptoid #391) - Do you know which of these secret military bases around the world are real?
December 3, 2013
Read | Listen (13:06)
 
The Red Haired Giants of Lovelock Cave (Skeptoid #390) - Some say that an early Native American tribe were giant cannibals.
November 26, 2013
Read | Listen (11:39)
 
Tracking the Tasmanian Tiger (Skeptoid #386) - Does this supposedly extinct marsupial still live in the wilds of Tasmania?
October 29, 2013
Read | Listen (13:02)
 
The Disappearance of Frederick Valentich (Skeptoid #385) - A young pilot who disappeared in 1978 might have been having a little fun, Spielberg style.
October 22, 2013
Read | Listen (12:35)
 
Into the Maelstrom (or Not) (Skeptoid #382) - Infamous legends tell of a maelstrom that devours ships and men. Is such a thing possible?
October 1, 2013
Read | Listen (11:14)
 
The Riddle of the L-8 Blimp (Skeptoid #380) - The crew of a blimp mysteriously vanished in 1942, but their blimp came back OK... without them.
September 17, 2013
Read | Listen (11:36)
 
The Patterson-Gimlin Bigfoot Film (Skeptoid #375) - The true history behind the iconic Bigfoot film that launched the legend.
August 13, 2013
Read | Listen (13:37)
 
The Vanishing Village of Angikuni Lake (Skeptoid #371) - Did the population of a remote Eskimo village completely disappear in 1930?
July 16, 2013
Read | Listen (12:54)
 
Who Is the Grinning Man? (Skeptoid #367) - A mysterious "grinning man" is said to appear and terrorize UFO witnesses.
June 18, 2013
Read | Listen (12:51)
 
The Black Knight Satellite (Skeptoid #365) - Is a mysterious 13,000-year-old alien satellite orbiting the Earth?
June 4, 2013
Read | Listen (14:19)
 
Polybius: Video Game of Death (Skeptoid #362) - Did a 1981 video arcade game sicken players while government agents collected the data?
May 14, 2013
Read | Listen (11:27)
 
Lincoln Kennedy Myths (Skeptoid #360) - An old story claims a long list of astonishing similarities between the assassinations of Lincoln and Kennedy.
April 30, 2013
Read | Listen (11:07)
 
John Titor, Time Traveler (Skeptoid #356) - An Internet legend claims that a man named John Titor is a visitor from the year 2036.
April 2, 2013
Read | Listen (10:42)
 
The Airplane that Wasn't There (Skeptoid #355) - A B-25 bomber ditched in a Pennsylvania river in broad daylight 1956 and, seemingly impossibly, was never found.
March 26, 2013
Read | Listen (13:27)
 
Pope Joan (Skeptoid #353) - Was a Middle Ages pope actually a woman in disguise?
March 12, 2013
Read | Listen (12:42)
 
The Lost Dutchman Gold Mine (Skeptoid #347) - This most famous of all fabled "lost mines" has a history that fails to stand up to skeptical scrutiny.
January 29, 2013
Read | Listen (14:38)
 
The Bermuda Triangle and the Devil's Sea (Skeptoid #337) - Two regions of ocean are said to be mysteriously dangerous. What's the truth behind this popular belief?
November 20, 2012
Read | Listen (13:37)
 
The Betz Mystery Sphere (Skeptoid #334) - A mysterious silver ball that seemed to move on its own came to a Florida family in 1974. Was it alien?
October 30, 2012
Read | Listen (12:05)
 
The Phantom Time Hypothesis (Skeptoid #332) - A number of theories claim that several centuries never actually happened, and were faked by the Church.
October 16, 2012
Read | Listen (13:17)
 
The Kelly-Hopkinsville Encounter (Skeptoid #331) - A rural family spent half a night battling what they thought were space aliens.
October 9, 2012
Read | Listen (13:02)
 
Raiding the Ark of the Covenant (Skeptoid #327) - The true history of the most famous holy relic from Biblical times.
September 11, 2012
Read | Listen (11:53)
 
8 Spooky Places, and Why They're Like That (Skeptoid #323) - These strange places around the world rank among the most macabre, but have interesting explanations.
August 14, 2012
Read | Listen (13:20)
 
Skinwalkers (Skeptoid #321) - Navajo witches are said to be able to shapeshift into animals. Is it just a tall tale, or is there some truth to it?
July 31, 2012
Read | Listen (13:55)
 
The Suicide Dogs of Overtoun Bridge (Skeptoid #320) - There's a bridge in Scotland where dogs are said to deliberately commit suicide.
July 24, 2012
Read | Listen (11:36)
 
The Loch Ness Monster (Skeptoid #318) - The world's most famous cryptid is said to swim in Scotland's most famous loch.
July 10, 2012
Read | Listen (12:22)
 
The Tehran 1976 UFO (Skeptoid #315) - Declassified military documents show that Iranian fighter planes engaged a UFO in 1976. What really happened?
June 19, 2012
Read | Listen (15:01)
 
Area 51 Facts and Fiction (Skeptoid #313) - Some say alien spacecraft are tested at Nevada's legendary Area 51 site; what does history have to say?
June 5, 2012
Read | Listen (12:47)
 
Picnic at Hanging Rock (Skeptoid #308) - Is this classic tale of the disappearance of a group of schoolgirls fact or fiction?
May 1, 2012
Read | Listen (11:25)
 
The Siberian Hell Sounds (Skeptoid #307) - Russian scientists are said to have drilled a borehole that broke into hell and released the screams of the damned.
April 24, 2012
Read | Listen (13:05)
 
Catching Jack the Ripper (Skeptoid #304) - A look at what is and isn't known about history's most infamous serial killer.
April 3, 2012
Read | Listen (12:28)
 
De Loys' Ape (Skeptoid #302) - A geologist claimed to have discovered a new species of great ape in Venezuela in the early 20th century.
March 20, 2012
Read | Listen (12:02)
 
The Beale Ciphers (Skeptoid #301) - Treasure hunters comb Virginia search for a legendary hoard of gold and silver.
March 13, 2012
Read | Listen (12:42)
 
The Versailles Time Slip (Skeptoid #296) - Did two women visiting Versaille in 1901 time-travel back to the days of Marie Antoinette?
February 7, 2012
Read | Listen (13:46)
 
Finding Amelia Earhart (Skeptoid #295) - Popular modern reports claim Amelia Earhart made it to an island and survived for a time. Might that be true?
January 31, 2012
Read | Listen (13:05)
 
Wunderwaffen: Nazi Wonder Weapons (Skeptoid #293) - Did the Nazis really have super-advanced technology, even anti-gravity flying saucers?
January 17, 2012
Read | Listen (13:48)
 
The Grey Man of Ben MacDhui (Skeptoid #292) - A thin, dark phantom three times the height of a man is said to stalk this peak in the Cairngorms.
January 10, 2012
Read | Listen (12:26)
 
The Toxic Lady (Skeptoid #291) - In 1994, fumes from a woman's body knocked out most of an emergency room staff. What happened?
January 3, 2012
Read | Listen (12:37)
 
The Mystery of the Mary Celeste (Skeptoid #289) - The facts, as we know them, about what really happened to maritime lore's most famous missing crew.
December 20, 2011
Read | Listen (12:05)
 
Pit Bull Attack! (Skeptoid #288) - Pit bulls have a reputation for being the most dangerous dog breed. Is this reputation deserved?
December 13, 2011
Read | Listen (12:13)
 
Korean Fan Death (Skeptoid #287) - An urban legend in Korea states that running an electric fan at night can kill you.
December 6, 2011
Read | Listen (12:38)
 
The Fate of Fletcher Christian (Skeptoid #284) - Did the leader of the Bounty mutineers die on Pitcairn Island, or did he eventually make it back to England?
November 15, 2011
Read | Listen (11:42)
 
The Jersey Devil (Skeptoid #282) - This creature has been haunting New Jersey for nearly 300 years. From whence did it come?
November 1, 2011
Read | Listen (11:56)
 
Finding Shakespeare (Skeptoid #280) - Was William Shakespeare the author of his own works, or was he merely someone else's pseudonym?
October 18, 2011
Read | Listen (12:25)
 
Brainwashing and Deprogramming (Skeptoid #278) - Can people really be brainwashed, and then deprogrammed back to who they were before?
October 4, 2011
Read | Listen (11:43)
 
The Abominable Snowman (Skeptoid #269) - How likely is it that the Yeti of the Himalayas is a real creature?
August 2, 2011
Read | Listen (12:11)
 
The Haitian Zombies (Skeptoid #262) - Are Haiti's legendary zombies real, or just an imaginative fiction?
June 14, 2011
Read | Listen (13:08)
 
Military Dolphins: James Bonds of the Sea (Skeptoid #260) - Are dolphins actually trained to attack divers and place limpet mines on ships?
May 31, 2011
Read | Listen (12:14)
 
Spontaneous Human Combustion (Skeptoid #258) - People can catch on fire... but can it really happen when there is no external source of ignition?
May 17, 2011
Read | Listen (12:01)
 
The Secret of Plum Island (Skeptoid #257) - Does this secret government lab really create genetic mutants and biological weapons?
May 10, 2011
Read | Listen (12:26)
 
Superhuman Strength during a Crisis (Skeptoid #255) - Popular stories tell of mothers lifting cars off their children. Can the human body really do such feats?
April 26, 2011
Read | Listen (12:08)
 
Finding the POW/MIAs (Skeptoid #254) - Are American POW/MIAs still being held captive inside Vietnam?
April 19, 2011
Read | Listen (12:50)
 
The Alien Buried in Texas (Skeptoid #241) - Some believe a space alien is buried in a rural cemetery in Aurora, Texas.
January 18, 2011
Read | Listen (12:05)
 
Mystery Spots (Skeptoid #240) - Are various "mystery spots" around the world actually gravitational anomalies, or might the explanation lie elsewhere?
January 11, 2011
Read | Listen (12:02)
 
More Hollywood Myths (Skeptoid #238) - Was John Wayne's cancer death caused by filming downwind of the Nevada Test Site? ...and other Hollywood rumors.
December 28, 2010
Read | Listen (11:39)
 
Hollywood Myths (Skeptoid #237) - Skeptoid looks into some of the classic Hollywood legends that you've always believed are true.
December 21, 2010
Read | Listen (11:30)
 
The South Atlantic Anomaly (Skeptoid #234) - Was this mysterious region in the south Atlantic responsible for the crash of Air France flight 447?
November 30, 2010
Read | Listen (11:36)
 
The Mystery of STENDEC (Skeptoid #231) - What was the significance of this mysterious final transmission of an airliner just before its crash?
November 9, 2010
Read | Listen (11:56)
 
The Brown Mountain Lights (Skeptoid #226) - A ghost light in North Carolina has people scratching their heads. What's the explanation?
October 5, 2010
Read | Listen (14:47)
 
Alien Downpour: The Red Rain of India (Skeptoid #224) - News agencies have long been promoting a 2001 red rainfall as being of alien origin. What's the evidence?
September 21, 2010
Read | Listen (12:23)
 
The Frog in the Stone (Skeptoid #223) - Stories abound of living frogs being found encased in solid rock. What's really going on here?
September 14, 2010
Read | Listen (12:49)
 
Toil and Trouble: The Curse of Macbeth (Skeptoid #222) - The Curse of Macbeth should make Shakespeare's play too dangerous to perform. Is this the case?
September 7, 2010
Read | Listen (11:31)
 
Yonaguni Monument: The Japanese Atlantis (Skeptoid #220) - A look at a massive stone structure off the coast of Japan, said to be a manmade pyramid.
August 24, 2010
Read | Listen (11:53)
 
Stalin's Human-Ape Hybrids (Skeptoid #219) - Did Josef Stalin order the creation of an army of half-ape, half-human hybrids, and did these experiments take place?
August 17, 2010
Read | Listen (13:14)
 
The Astronauts and the Aliens (Skeptoid #218) - A close look at some of the stories of UFOs said to have been reported by NASA astronauts.
August 10, 2010
Read | Listen (12:53)
 
Mozart and Salieri (Skeptoid #213) - Was Wolfgang Mozart actually murdered by his rival composer Antonio Salieri?
July 6, 2010
Read | Listen (13:29)
 
The North American Union (Skeptoid #210) - Are the United States, Canada, and Mexico planning to merge into a single huge police state?
June 15, 2010
Read | Listen (12:52)
 
The Lost Ship of the Desert (Skeptoid #209) - The facts behind tall tales from the American southwest of ships found in the middle of the desert.
June 8, 2010
Read | Listen (11:09)
 
Mengele's Boys from Brazil (Skeptoid #204) - Is the unusually high twin rate of a town in Brazil due to continued medical experiments by Josef Mengele?
May 4, 2010
Read | Listen (12:15)
 
The Denver Airport Conspiracy (Skeptoid #194) - Is the Denver International Airport a headquarters for the New World Order? (Hint: no)
February 23, 2010
Read | Listen (14:25)
 
Ball Lightning (Skeptoid #192) - We've all heard of it, we all believe it exists - but what does science have to say?
February 9, 2010
Read | Listen (11:58)
 
The Bell Island Boom (Skeptoid #190) - Was the cause of this shattering boom in Newfoundland natural, or a test of a superweapon?
January 26, 2010
Read | Listen (12:02)
 
Daylight Saving Time Myths (Skeptoid #172) - What does daylight saving time really do for us, and what are the real reasons we have it?
September 22, 2009
Read | Listen (11:10)
 
Real or Fictional: Food and Fashion (Skeptoid #165) - See if you can tell whether these food and fashion products are named after real people or fictitious people.
August 4, 2009
Read | Listen (14:45)
 
The Mothman Cometh (Skeptoid #159) - A skeptical look at the Mothman, an alleged prophet of disaster.
June 23, 2009
Read | Listen (11:15)
 
High Fructose Corn Syrup: Toxic or Tame? (Skeptoid #157) - A skeptical look at whether high fructose corn syrup is really any worse for you than sugar.
June 9, 2009
Read | Listen (12:32)
 
Falling into Mel's Hole (Skeptoid #156) - Mel's Hole is said to be a mysterious bottomless pit in eastern Washington state.
June 2, 2009
Read | Listen (11:03)
 
Was Chuck Yeager the First to Break the Sound Barrier? (Skeptoid #154) - We all know that Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in 1947, but did others beat him to it?
May 19, 2009
Read | Listen (17:24)
 
Attack of the Globsters! (Skeptoid #152) - Are mysterious blobs of flesh washed up on the world's beaches really unworthy of skeptical attention?
May 5, 2009
Read | Listen (12:39)
 
Coral Castle (Skeptoid #149) - Was one man able to move these huge coral blocks using some unknown technology?
April 14, 2009
Read | Listen (11:41)
 
The Bosnian Pyramids (Skeptoid #140) - Does the world's oldest and largest ancient pyramid stand unnoticed in the open in a tiny village in Bosnia?
February 10, 2009
Read | Listen (13:25)
 
Is He Real, or Is He Fictional? (Skeptoid #138) - A look at some popular characters from history. Were they real or fictional?
January 27, 2009
Read | Listen (13:26)
 
The Angel of Mons (Skeptoid #137) - Did a mysterious heavenly host save a small group of British from a large German force in World War I?
January 20, 2009
Read | Listen (10:29)
 
Chasing the Min Min Light (Skeptoid #133) - What is the source of the Australian outback's mysterious channel country jack o' lantern?
December 23, 2008
Read | Listen (10:45)
 
The Oak Island Money Pit (Skeptoid #129) - Is a pirate treasure buried in this mysterious pit in Nova Scotia?
November 25, 2008
Read | Listen (10:31)
 
The Truth about Aspartame (Skeptoid #127) - The artificial sweetener aspartame is falsely accused of being the cause of nearly every disease.
November 11, 2008
Read | Listen (12:29)
 
Betty and Barney Hill: The Original UFO Abduction (Skeptoid #124) - A critical look at the original UFO abduction story, that so many people take for granted.
October 21, 2008
Read | Listen (13:18)
 
HAARP Myths (Skeptoid #122) - A close look at HAARP, the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, and the claim that it's a superweapon.
October 7, 2008
Read | Listen (12:59)
 
Scalar Weapons: Tesla's Doomsday Machine? (Skeptoid #121) - Did Nikola Tesla really design a superweapon capable of vaporizing whole parts of the earth?
September 30, 2008
Read | Listen (10:45)
 
Demystifying the Bell Witch (Skeptoid #118) - An exploration of the best way to evaluate an old, unsubstantiated folk legend like The Bell Witch.
September 9, 2008
Read | Listen (11:28)
 
Search for the Missing Cosmonauts (Skeptoid #115) - Did a young pair of Italian brothers uncover evidence of Soviet cosmonauts dying in space?
August 19, 2008
Read | Listen (13:38)
 
Mystery at Dyatlov Pass (Skeptoid #108) - A look at one of Russia's most bizarre mysteries of mass death.
July 8, 2008
Read | Listen (10:30)
 
Spy Radio: Numbers Stations (Skeptoid #107) - A look at mysterious shortwave "numbers stations" around the world.
July 1, 2008
Read | Listen (10:28)
 
King Tut's Curse! (Skeptoid #106) - A look at the tale, the popular explanation, and the real science behind it.
June 24, 2008
Read | Listen (10:43)
 
Can You Hear the Hum? (Skeptoid #90) - An exploration of the mysterious rumble that some people hear all over the world.
March 4, 2008
Read | Listen (11:35)
 
Are Microwave Ovens Safe? (Skeptoid #80) - An examination of the various claims that microwaved food and water are poisonous.
December 25, 2007
Read | Listen (11:01)
 
Medical Myths in Movies and Culture (Skeptoid #78) - Do doctors ever really stab people in the heart with a syringe? Does chocolate really cause acne?
December 11, 2007
Read | Listen (9:19)
 
The Greatest Secret of Nostradamus (Skeptoid #66) - How much of the pop-culture information about Nostradamus is true?
September 18, 2007
Read | Listen (14:38)
 
Subliminal Seduction (Skeptoid #63) - How true is Wilson Key's magnum opus work about subliminal advertising?
August 28, 2007
Read | Listen (9:11)
 
All About Fluoridation (Skeptoid #58) - A few fringe activists claim that fluoridation of water carries more danger than benefit.
July 30, 2007
Read | Listen (9:20)
 
Email Myths (Skeptoid #57) - A look at some of those persistent hoax emails that you receive almost every day.
July 25, 2007
Read | Listen (12:28)
 
Borley Rectory: the World's Most Haunted House? (Skeptoid #53) - Were the events at Borley Rectory a real haunting, or the product of a hoaxster?
July 5, 2007
Read | Listen (12:05)
 
The Devil Walked in Devon (Skeptoid #31) - Was the devil responsible for a set of 100-mile footprints in 1855?
March 7, 2007
Read | Listen (6:51)
 
Chemtrails: Real or Not? (Skeptoid #27) - Some believe that airplane contrails are really dangerous chemicals being sprayed by the government.
February 15, 2007
Read | Listen (9:06)
 
The Real Philadelphia Experiment (Skeptoid #16) - Did a US Navy warship completely disappear in 1943?
December 24, 2006
Read | Listen (6:50)
 
Cell Phones on Airplanes (Skeptoid #14) - Cell phones are perfectly safe on airplanes. So why can't we use them?
December 15, 2006
Read | Listen (6:35)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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