Adam Ruins Everything

Adam Ruins Everything

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Host Adam Conover employs a combination of comedy, history and science to dispel widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted.

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Host Adam Conover employs a combination of comedy, history and science to dispel widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted.

Adam Ruins Giving
1. Adam Ruins Giving

Adam Conover dispels widespread misconceptions about everything from diamond eng...

Adam Ruins Security
2. Adam Ruins Security

Adam sets his sights on security theater, explaining that airport security waste...

Adam Ruins Cars
3. Adam Ruins Cars

Adam dives into the much-beloved auto industry and exposes the surprising truths...

Adam Ruins Forensic Science
4. Adam Ruins Forensic Science

Adam Ruins Forensic Science: Adam uncovers the scary truth behind unreliable met...

Adam Ruins Restaurants
5. Adam Ruins Restaurants

Adam dives deep into the hidden truths of dining out. He explains why tipping we...

Adam Ruins Hygiene
6. Adam Ruins Hygiene

Adam reveals that the term halitosis was popularized in a 1920s ad campaign that...

Adam Ruins Voting
7. Adam Ruins Voting

Adam explores the twisted history of the Electoral College, explaining that the ...

Adam Ruins Work
8. Adam Ruins Work

Adam shows how the 40-hour work week not only exhausts employees but also arms b...

Adam Ruins Summer Fun
9. Adam Ruins Summer Fun

Adam crashes the last day of summer by revealing extended vacations makes you du...

Adam Ruins Sex
10. Adam Ruins Sex

Adam reveals that circumcision was popularized by a bunch of masturbation-curbin...

Adam Ruins Nutrition
11. Adam Ruins Nutrition

Adam shows why vitamin supplements don't make us any healthier, and that the “ba...

Adam Ruins Death
12. Adam Ruins Death

Adam explains the end is inevitable, shows why immortality is a fantasy and reve...

Adam Ruins Hollywood
13. Adam Ruins Hollywood

Straight from the red carpet, with help from celebrity guests Rachel Bloom and A...

Adam Ruins Football
14. Adam Ruins Football

Adam hits the gridiron to explain why the playoffs rarely determine which team i...

Adam Ruins Weddings
15. Adam Ruins Weddings

Emily and Murph's wedding day is here but Adam’s gift of information may rain on...

Adam Ruins Shopping Malls
16. Adam Ruins Shopping Malls

Adam and Emily go on a shopping spree of knowledge and find that malls were crea...

Adam Ruins Animals
17. Adam Ruins Animals

Adam explores how purebred dogs are genetic monsters created by bored Victorians...

Adam Ruins Immigration
18. Adam Ruins Immigration

Adam illustrates how a border wall wouldn't keep out legal immigrants who overst...

Adam Ruins Housing
19. Adam Ruins Housing

Adam gets evicted from his home, and while searching for a new place, he exposes...

Adam Ruins Drugs
20. Adam Ruins Drugs

Adam weeds through the misconceptions of marijuana and exposes the blunt truth a...

Adam Ruins Prison
21. Adam Ruins Prison

When Emily gets tossed in the slammer, her cellmate reveals corporations make mo...

Adam Ruins the Wild West
22. Adam Ruins the Wild West

Adam reveals how prostitution, despite its reputation, actually helped settle th...

Adam Ruins the Internet
23. Adam Ruins the Internet

While on a magical technological journey, Adam shows smartphones are not the soc...

Adam Ruins Justice
24. Adam Ruins Justice

After getting Emily out of prison, Adam and his sister Rhea take on the Justice ...

Adam Ruins Christmas
25. Adam Ruins Christmas

Ho ho huh?! Adam teaches his sister that the real St. Nick story is a lot creepi...

Adam Ruins Going Green
26. Adam Ruins Going Green

Adam meets a young dad on a personal mission to save the world and end climate c...

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