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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 #499: The Hope Diamond: A Curse Deconstructed

December 29th, 2015

Episode 525 of 581 episodes

The famous Hope Diamond is said to be cursed, causing death and doom to its owners. But it's obviously false. So where did the curse story come from?

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