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.


Skeptoid #219: Stalin's Human-Ape Hybrids

August 17th, 2010

Episode 234 of 573 episodes

There's a popular urban legend that Soviet dictator Josef Stalin ordered the creation of half-ape, half-human hybrids as a slave army of soldiers and laborers. Did this ever actually happen?