Ep 95 – JFK (part 1)

In Part 1, why you’re wrong about Lee Harvey Oswald and his life, the role he played in the JFK assassination, and why it’s entirely possible he did it all himself. Ep 95 – JFK (part 1) -or- Subscribe on iTunes Questions to ask? About anything at all? E-mail us: feedback@whyyourewrongpodcast.com —– Further reading: Lee […]

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Ep 94 – Not What You Think (part 2)

In Part 2, why you shouldn’t be too worried about coming into contact with small amounts of harmful things, or others drinking and driving on holiday weekends. Ep 94 – Not What You Think (part 2) -or- Subscribe on iTunes Questions to ask? About anything at all? E-mail us: feedback@whyyourewrongpodcast.com —– Further reading: New York […]

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Ep 93 – Not What You Think (part 1)

In Part 1, why it doesn’t matter that much about how you dry your hands, and why you shouldn’t be too worried about coming into contact with harmful things. More to come in part 2. Ep 93 – Not What You Think (part 1) -or- Subscribe on iTunes Questions to ask? About anything at all? […]

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Ep 92 – Energy 2 – Power (part 2)

Misconceptions about green and alternative sources of energy. In part 2, why you’re wrong about clean coal, the viability of current green and alternative energy sources, and the nirvana fallacy. Ep 92 – Energy 2 – Power (part 2) -or- Subscribe on iTunes Questions to ask? About anything at all? E-mail us: feedback@whyyourewrongpodcast.com —– Further […]

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Ep 91 – Energy 2 – Power (part 1)

Misconceptions about green and alternative sources of energy. In part 1, why you’re wrong about hydroelectricity, solar panels in the winter, and wind turbines killing birds. More to come in part 2. Ep 91 – Energy 2 – Power (part 1) -or- Subscribe on iTunes Questions to ask? About anything at all? E-mail us: feedback@whyyourewrongpodcast.com […]

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Ep 90 – Glass Houses

What skeptics and critical thinkers (us included!) get wrong. Why you can easily prove a negative and why it doesn’t matter, the naturalistic fallacy and why it isn’t what you think it is, the fallacy fallacy and why not to dismiss arguments, and the differences between atheism and agnosticism. Ep 90 – Glass Houses -or- […]

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Ep 89 – Advertising

Does advertising work? Probably not on you, since you’re so smart. Attractive too! Listen to this episode! We’re taking a look at if advertising works, how it claims to work, how much of it you need, and what happens if it goes too far. Ep 89 – Advertising -or- Subscribe on iTunes Questions to ask? […]

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Ep 88 – Less is More

If less is more, imagine how much more MORE could be! As it turns out, things don’t always scale quite as linearly as you’d hope. Looking at how we make decisions, information fiends and foes, why we sometimes pick the worse option, if more news is good news, and if GMO labelling is useful. Ep […]

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Ep 87 – Military Misconceptions

In retribution for the sports episode, Tim gets to talk about various military misconceptions. Explaining the difference between rifles and guns, ships and boats, different ranks and how they came to be, and why everyone hates the air force. Bonus trivia is sprinkled haphazardly throughout. Ep 87 – Military Misconceptions -or- Subscribe on iTunes Questions […]

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Ep 86 – Be Afraid

Being scared or worried is a natural reaction that’s hard to shake, but we’re not often scared of the right things. This episode we’re looking at what’s worth worrying about with swimming pools, guns, animal attacks, and kidnapping. Ep 86 – Be Afraid -or- Subscribe on iTunes Questions to ask? About anything at all? E-mail […]

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