Adam Ruins Summer

May 27 2016

Don't let summer vacation make you dumber! Here are the sources behind all of the surprising new facts presented during the Adam Ruins Everything "Adam Ruins Summer" marathon that aired on truTV on May 24.


"[Cruise ship outbreaks of the norovirus seem so common] because the CDC tracks them, but any place people come in contact with each other- we spread disease."

"Norovirus Overview." Centers for Disease Control Online. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 26 Jul 2013. Web. 

 "Fans don't cool your home. They cool you, with a 'wind chill' effect…"

"Fans for Cooling." U.S. Department of Energy Online. Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy. Accessed 12 Apr 2016. Web. 

"…you only think 'breakfast is the most important meal of the day' because of marketing."

Held, Lisa. "Psychoanalysis Shapes Consumer Culture." American Psychological Association Online. American Psychological Association. 01 Dec 2009. Web.

"Although crime goes up in the heat, it levels off when the thermometer hits around 80 degrees."

Keim, Brandon. "The Hazy Science of Hot Weather and Violence." Wired. Condé Nast Publications. 22 Jul 2011 Web.