Adam Ruins Everything

Oct 01 2017

Adam Ruins the Economy

In this episode, Adam investigates why American’s can’t do their taxes for free in just five minutes each year, questions whether the Dow Jones Industrial Average is still useful and explains the importance of manufacturing on economic growth.

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Oct 08 2017

Adam Ruins Conspiracy Theories

In this episode, the truth is out there – really out there. Adam explains how to spot a conspiracy theory and takes a close look at myths about the moon landing and the Satanic sex abuse scare of the ‘80s.

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Oct 15 2017

Adam Ruins Spa Day

Put on a comfy robe and settle in for some relaxing debunking of misconceptions. In this episode, Adam explains how its impossible to suck toxins out through your skin or sweat, why MSG is nothing to be afraid of and how the placebo effect is more powerful than we may have realized.

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Nov 22 2017

Adam Ruins Halloween

In this episode, Adam goes trick-or-treating for the truth behind myths and misconceptions like candy poisoned by strangers, the legendary War of the Worlds radio broadcast and psychics who claimed to communicate with the dead.

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Oct 29 2017

Adam Ruins Science

In this episode, Adam investigates the truth behind experiments on mice, reveals how scientific research is funded and talks about how many results can’t be replicated.

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Nov 25 2017

Adam Ruins the Future

In this episode, Adam explains how unregulated food expiration dates leads to waste, why your 401(k) won’t be enough to support your retirement and how the future is unpredictable.

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Mar 25 2018

Reanimated History: The First Factsgiving

In this episode, Adam digs into misconceptions as old as pumpkin pie about Native Americans, including the truth about the first Thanksgiving, Pocahontas and John Smith and more.

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Apr 01 2018

Reanimated History: Mutually Assured Ruination

In this episode, Adam drops a truth bomb on the history of the Cold War, and the only fallout is knowledge about the Cuban Missile Crisis, the overlooked hero of the McCarthy era and who’s really responsible for the Berlin Wall coming down.

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