October 22, 2019
Is this gas a risk you should worry about, or is it just another homeowner scam?
October 16, 2019
Find out how we're celebrating Skeptoid's 13th birthday at
October 15, 2019
Conspiracy theorists and alternate science believers continue to claim triumph over the laws of nature.
October 8, 2019
The public's zeal for sensationalism over facts can sometimes have deadly consequences.
October 1, 2019
There's always been an easy solution to global warming on the table, and it won't hurt the economy.
September 24, 2019
Skeptoid corrects another round of errors in previous episodes caught by you amazing listeners.
September 17, 2019
Popular TV shows try to persuade us that Egypt's Great Sphinx is far older than archaeology tells us.
September 13, 2019
Find out how we're celebrating Skeptoid's 13th birthday at
September 10, 2019
The number 13 may have more relevance in your life than you suspect.
September 3, 2019
One popular rubric for identifying the common techniques used by science deniers.
August 27, 2019
Data does not support that video games promote violence or that they are especially addictive.
August 20, 2019
The facts behind the legend of a mysterious giant ape, said by some to be a chimp-gorilla hybrid.
August 13, 2019
Updates and newer information to some of the conclusions in your favorite Skeptoid episodes.
August 6, 2019
Popularly shared articles claim electric cars produce more greenhouses gases than internal combustion cars.
August 5, 2019
A preview of the podcast Sean Carroll's Mindscape from Wondery, with host Sean Carroll.
July 30, 2019
I give my thoughts trying to solve some of your weirdest experiences.
July 23, 2019
I take a shot at critical analysis of your weirdest experiences.
July 16, 2019
The real reasons for the disappearance of this amateur material said to be able to withstand even a nuclear blast.
July 9, 2019
An astronomical look at the idea that Earth's early history had enormous destructive tides.
July 2, 2019
Legend has it that radios and compasses will not work in this remote Mexican desert.
June 25, 2019
We can often get a good sense of a UFO story's accuracy even without researching all the details.
June 18, 2019
State-sponsored disinformation continues to drive treasure hunters who seek the legendary Amber Room.
June 11, 2019
A skeptical look at the time a ghost's testimony resulted in a murder conviction.
June 4, 2019
More updates and additional information for some recent Skeptoid episodes.
May 28, 2019
An examination of the claims that 5G cell phone data service is potentially harmful to life.
May 21, 2019
How misinformation spread over one of the safest herbicides becoming known as one of the most harmful.
May 14, 2019
Some believe this benevolent alien from Venus lived and advised at the Pentagon for three years.
May 7, 2019
Skeptoid answers another round of questions sent in by students all around the world.
April 30, 2019
The facts behind the urban legend that billions in Japanese gold lie buried in the Philippines.
April 23, 2019
Can starving people actually die immediately upon being given their first bite of food?
April 16, 2019
Addressing the facts and the fictions around China's ending its overseas purchases of recyclable plastic.
April 9, 2019
The 15th episode devoted to corrections in previous shows. If it ain't right, we fix it.
April 2, 2019
Test your knowledge on these subjects, all covered by Skeptoid, on false history claims.
March 26, 2019
How a TV ghost hunting show might look if they did what they claim, and used science.
March 19, 2019
For centuries, alternative history fans have been denying Plato's intent and trying to frame Atlantis as a real island.
March 12, 2019
A review of the evidence for and against the life of Jesus of Nazareth as a real living man.
March 5, 2019
The nature of the problem of ocean plastics, and the best solution, may both come as surprises.
February 26, 2019
It's the latest fad diet, and people are trying it for just about any benefit you can think of.
February 19, 2019
Test your knowledge of popular urban legends, and the science underlying them.
February 18, 2019
A special preview of the new podcast "One Plus One" from Wondery.
February 12, 2019
The surprising history of how medical science's greatest success has become vilified by so many people.
February 5, 2019
Myth and mystery surrounds the sisters said to have founded the modern spiritualism industry.
January 29, 2019
A handful of updates to past Skeptoid episodes... eyebrow raising to say the least.
January 22, 2019
It's proven the CIA tried to assassinate Castro, but the number of claimed attempts differs wildly.
January 15, 2019
An urban legend tells of a group of scientists who successfully escaped into another dimension.
January 8, 2019
The surprisingly humble beginnings and even more surprising modern rebirth of the Illuminati.
January 1, 2019
We compare vocalizations attributed to Bigfoot with the sounds of real animals known to be in the area.
December 25, 2018
There are things we don't know about Stonehenge, but does that mean we know nothing at all?
December 18, 2018
How well do you know your Skeptoid? Today's pop quiz focuses on consumer ripoffs.
December 14, 2018
In which I make the biggest ask of you ever.
December 11, 2018
A rain of meat is said to have fallen in rural Kentucky one day in 1876.
December 4, 2018
The UFO story seems to defy debunking because of the physical injuries suffered by witnesses.
November 27, 2018
Some believe that everything we know about the universe is wrong — and it's all electric.
November 20, 2018
Your beliefs are fallible and can fool you. Be willing to change your mind based on new information.
November 13, 2018
George Soros remains the focus of many anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.
November 6, 2018
How well do you know your Skeptoid? Today's pop quiz focuses on aliens and UFOs.
October 30, 2018
An examination of this super-trendy meditation technique to see whether it lives up to the hype.
October 23, 2018
Many people believe animals have the ability to predict earthquakes. The facts tell a different story.
October 16, 2018
How well do you know your Skeptoid? Today's pop quiz focuses on ancient mysteries.
October 9, 2018
A roundup of conspiracy theories from various countries all around the world.
October 2, 2018
Some believe these stone structures in New England to be evidence of ancient cultures.
September 25, 2018
How well do you know your Skeptoid? Today's pop quiz focuses on cryptozoology.
September 18, 2018
Even in the 21st century, vets and pet owners are turning to prescientific, magic-based medical care.
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