Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Social Sciences 10
Science & Medicine 60

Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.


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