Why It's A Lie! With Jim

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Sinopse

Jim debunks the everyday myths we believed when we believed everything we were told. It's part science and part critical thinking, with a sense of humour.

Episódios

  • Lobsters, Vericose Veins, sharks, and Pumpkin Pie

    Lobsters, Vericose Veins, sharks, and Pumpkin Pie

    27/01/2017 Duração: 09min

    Lobsters can’t die! Crossing your legs causes Varicose Veins! Best way to fight off a shark is by punching it in the nose! ANNNNND – Pumpkin pie filling in a can is: mushed up Pumpkin in a can! Each of those statements – not really true – so let’s find out Why it’s a Lie!

  • #29 Bagpipes, Bison, Leap Years and Steak!

    #29 Bagpipes, Bison, Leap Years and Steak!

    18/04/2016 Duração: 08min

    – The bagpipe and the kilt were invented in Scotland! Millions of buffalo roamed North America …well, before we killed most of them. – Leap Year happens every four years ! And a quick bonus one – you should treat a black eye by putting a raw steak on it! Each of those statements – not really true – so let’s find out – Why it’s –- a Lie!

  •  28 Colonel Sanders, Smiths, housflies, and Camel Humps!

    28 Colonel Sanders, Smiths, housflies, and Camel Humps!

    21/01/2016 Duração: 07min

    Colonel Sanders - the KFC guy was a real Colonel in the military! The name Smith is short for Blacksmith. Houseflies have suction cups on their feet… ANNNNND – Camels carry water in their humps! Each of those statements – not really true – so let’s find out – Why it’s –- a Lie!

  • 27 President, Hills?, Carrots, and the Sandwich?

    27 President, Hills?, Carrots, and the Sandwich?

    17/10/2015 Duração: 09min

    In another packed pod gram – George Washington was the first president of the United States… …The Black hills of South Dakota…are Hills… Carrots make you see better… ANNNNND – The idea behind the Sandwich was invented by the Earl of Sandwich!

  • 26 MSG, Tongues, and Walking the Plank

    26 MSG, Tongues, and Walking the Plank

    15/08/2015 Duração: 06min

    Is MSG a terrible thing that makes everyone sick, Is the tongue map a real thing, and did people really walking the Plank? Nope! Let's find out why it's a lie!

  • #25 Windy Chicago, Growing Brain Cells and Flaming Moths!

    #25 Windy Chicago, Growing Brain Cells and Flaming Moths!

    27/07/2015 Duração: 10min

    Chicago is called the windy city because - it IS the windiest city…brain cells die and they don’t ever regenerate and grow back! ANNNNND – Moths are attracted to flames! Each of those statements is FALSE – so let’s find out – Why it’s a Lie!

  • #24 Bumblebees, Coke teeth, and TV in the Dark

    #24 Bumblebees, Coke teeth, and TV in the Dark

    17/06/2015 Duração: 06min

    Bumblebees are only able to fly because they know they shouldn’t be able to! If you put a tooth in a glass of Coke a cola – it will dissolve overnight! ANNND Watching TV in the dark will ruin your eyesight! Each of those statements is FALSE – so let’s find out – Why it’s a Lie!

  • #23 Mousetraps, Quicksand, and Beavers!

    #23 Mousetraps, Quicksand, and Beavers!

    03/06/2015 Duração: 07min

    The best bait for a mousetrap is cheese! If you step into quicksand …game over – for you will quickly sink in quicksand! And Beavers are nature’s expert lumberjacks! Each of those statements is FALSE – so let’s find out – Why it’s a Lie!

  • #22 Baby Birds, Poop Beards and Exploding Cars!

    #22 Baby Birds, Poop Beards and Exploding Cars!

    10/05/2015 Duração: 07min

    If you touch a baby bird – its mommy bird will abandon it! Beards are dirtier than a pile of poop! AND If you shoot a bullet into a gas tank – it will totally explode every time! Each of those statements is FALSE – so let’s find out – Why it’s a Lie!

  • #21 Marilyn Monroe, Eating for two, and Michelangelo

    #21 Marilyn Monroe, Eating for two, and Michelangelo

    29/04/2015 Duração: 06min

    Marilyn Monroe wore a size 16! If you’re pregnant, you’re eating for two. AND Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel by lying on his back! Each of those statements is FALSE – so let’s find out – Why it’s a Lie!

  • #20 Hot Liquids, Old People, Peanut Butter and Airplane Crashes!

    #20 Hot Liquids, Old People, Peanut Butter and Airplane Crashes!

    01/04/2015 Duração: 07min

    Old people can predict some weather, Drinking hot liquids like tea can help keep you cool in the summer, Peanut butter gets gum out of hair, AND The brace for crash position they tell you to assume in an airplane has actually worked!! So on this our 20th show, let’s look at these statements that we THOUGHT would be lies…but WHO KNEW – THEY’RE KINDA TRUE!?! – AKA Why it’s NOT a Lie!

  • Muscles, Hearts Attacks and Taste Buds

    Muscles, Hearts Attacks and Taste Buds

    14/03/2015 Duração: 07min

    If you stop exercising –muscle turns to FAT! The only way you know someone is having a heart attack is when they clutch their chest and fall to the ground in intense pain. AND eating spicy foods can KILL your taste buds! Each of those statements is FALSE – so let’s find out – Why it’s a Lie!

  • Planes with Holes, Depression, Earthworms

    Planes with Holes, Depression, Earthworms

    25/02/2015 Duração: 04min

    If you’re in an airplane and say the window gets shot out or the door flies off …then everyone is doomed because you’ll all get sucked out! People with mental illnesses are just weak weirdos and there’s no hope for them! AND If you cut an earthworm in half, you get two earthworms! Each of those statements is FALSE – so let’s find out – Why it’s a Lie!

  • Vitamin C, Ostriches and Gun Silencers!

    Vitamin C, Ostriches and Gun Silencers!

    13/02/2015 Duração: 10min

    Vitamin C cures the Common Cold! When they are scared, Ostriches stick their heads in the sand! AND when you put a silencer on a hand gun it turns it from bang bang to pew pew – just like the movies and TV have told us for decades!

  • #16 Cars, Microwaves and Baking Soda

    #16 Cars, Microwaves and Baking Soda

    03/02/2015 Duração: 09min

    Do you need to Idle your car in Cold weather to warm it up? Is it super dangerous to get too close to a microwave oven. AND is Putting a box of Baking Soda in your fridge or freezer is the best thing for absorbing odours! …now let’s tell you – Why it’s a Lie!

  • #15 Cold Myths, Dolphins and Meteors

    #15 Cold Myths, Dolphins and Meteors

    10/01/2015 Duração: 08min

    In another packed pod gram – The Common Cold is caused by things like being out in the cold! Dolphins are the friendly puppy dogs of the ocean annnnnnd “Meteor”, “Meteorite” and “Meteoroid” are the same thing! Well, after reading a lot of stuff, now we can explain – Why it’s a Lie!

  • Why Its A Lie #14

    Why It's A Lie #14

    21/12/2014 Duração: 06min

    In another packed pod gram – Evolution is Survival of the Fittest! Xmas is just the latest attempt by blasphemers to take Christ out of Christmas! And finally, The Bermuda Triangle is really the Devil’s triangle and one of the most dangerous places to be. Well, after a look at the facts, let’s tell you – Why it’s a Lie!

  • Why Its A Lie #13

    Why It's A Lie #13

    06/12/2014 Duração: 07min

    In another packed pod gram – our 13th Episode – We examine this statement - Friday the 13th is unlucky…in fact EVERYTHING about the number 13 is unlucky! We need to drink EIGHT glasses of water a day! AnnnnnnnD…Walt Disney was cryogenically frozen!

  • Why Its A Lie #12

    Why It's A Lie #12

    28/11/2014 Duração: 06min

    In another packed pod gram…... People are either right brained or left brained………When a cat is dropped it ALWAYS lands on its feet! AND – Thomas Edison Invented the Lightbulb! Ting! I’ve got an idea, let’s look at these myths...examine the facts and then tell you – Why it’s a Lie!

  • Why Its A Lie #11

    Why It's A Lie #11

    11/11/2014 Duração: 07min

    In another packed pod gram, Goldfish have a three second memory! Getting a flu shot can give you the flu! And Men think about sex every seven seconds! For each of these statements, we’ll tell you…um...sorry, I was thinking about “Doin it” again.

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