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Skeptoid

Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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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.

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Skeptoid #190: The Bell Island Boom

January 26th, 2010

Episode 204 of 581 episodes

In 1978, a massive boom shook this small island in Newfoundland, destroying buildings, killing animals, and ruining electrical wiring. Some say it was a test of a US superweapon. What does the evidence support?

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