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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. A blend of entertainment and enlightenment, Adam Ruins Everything is like that friend who knows a little bit too much about everything and tells you about it... whether you like it or not.

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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. A blend of entertainment and enlightenment, Adam Ruins Everything is like that friend who knows a little bit too much about everything and tells you about it... whether you like it or not.

    • EPISODE 1

    Adam Ruins Giving

    Host Adam Conover dispels widespread misconceptions about everything. In the series premiere, Adam tackles the secret history of diamond engagement rings and explains why you should stop giving food pantries leftover canned goods.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Host Adam Conover dispels widespread misconceptions about everything. In the series premiere, Adam tackles the secret history of diamond engagement rings and explains why you should stop giving food pantries leftover canned goods.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Adam Ruins Security

    Host Adam Conover sets his sights on "security theater," explaining that airport security wastes too much of our time and money, medicine safety seals do nothing to protect us, and your credit card number isn't remotely secure.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Host Adam Conover sets his sights on "security theater," explaining that airport security wastes too much of our time and money, medicine safety seals do nothing to protect us, and your credit card number isn't remotely secure.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Adam Ruins Cars

    Tonight, Adam dives into the much-beloved auto industry and exposes the surprising truths behind car dealerships, and the fact that the concept of "jaywalking" was created by auto manufacturers to blame pedestrians for car crashes.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Tonight, Adam dives into the much-beloved auto industry and exposes the surprising truths behind car dealerships, and the fact that the concept of "jaywalking" was created by auto manufacturers to blame pedestrians for car crashes.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Adam Ruins Forensic Science

    Adam uncovers the scary truth behind unreliable methods used as evidence in criminal cases. He exposes the flaws of fingerprinting, hair strand matches and bite mark analysis - which often send innocent people to jail.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Adam uncovers the scary truth behind unreliable methods used as evidence in criminal cases. He exposes the flaws of fingerprinting, hair strand matches and bite mark analysis - which often send innocent people to jail.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Adam Ruins Restaurants

    Adam uncovers the hidden truths of dining out. He explains why tipping is a custom worth ditching, shows that experts can't tell the difference between wines, and reveals that mislabeled seafood is rampant in the industry.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Adam uncovers the hidden truths of dining out. He explains why tipping is a custom worth ditching, shows that experts can't tell the difference between wines, and reveals that mislabeled seafood is rampant in the industry.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Adam Ruins Hygiene

    Adam reveals that the term "halitosis" was popularized in a 1920s ad campaign that used cruel ads to make people insecure about their breath, and explains why running water is one of the greatest miracles of the modern age.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Adam reveals that the term "halitosis" was popularized in a 1920s ad campaign that used cruel ads to make people insecure about their breath, and explains why running water is one of the greatest miracles of the modern age.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Adam Ruins Voting

    Adam explores the twisted history of the Electoral College, explaining that the Founding Fathers did not want most Americans to vote. He also takes a stab at fixing a political system that seems rigged against true democracy.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Adam explores the twisted history of the Electoral College, explaining that the Founding Fathers did not want most Americans to vote. He also takes a stab at fixing a political system that seems rigged against true democracy.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Adam Ruins Work

    Adam Ruins Work: In "Adam Ruins Work," Adam reveals how the 40-hour work week not only exhausts employees but also harms businesses. He then highlights the legal mess behind hiring interns and freelancers, and he explores how discussing your salary with co-workers is actually healthy for you and the workplace.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Adam Ruins Work: In "Adam Ruins Work," Adam reveals how the 40-hour work week not only exhausts employees but also harms businesses. He then highlights the legal mess behind hiring interns and freelancers, and he explores how discussing your salary with co-workers is actually healthy for you and the workplace.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    Adam Ruins Summer Fun

    Adam crashes the last day of summer by revealing that extended vacation makes you dumber, and that iconic rodent Mickey Mouse has made a mess of our copyright laws. Adam also dives into the world of video games and unveils a surprising gender bias that's forever changed the way we play.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Adam crashes the last day of summer by revealing that extended vacation makes you dumber, and that iconic rodent Mickey Mouse has made a mess of our copyright laws. Adam also dives into the world of video games and unveils a surprising gender bias that's forever changed the way we play.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    Adam Ruins Sex

    Adam reveals that circumcision was popularized by a bunch of masturbation-curbing 19th century prudes. Plus, he reveals why the fear of having herpes is overblown and explores why the term "pop your cherry" is a bunch of nonsense.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Adam reveals that circumcision was popularized by a bunch of masturbation-curbing 19th century prudes. Plus, he reveals why the fear of having herpes is overblown and explores why the term "pop your cherry" is a bunch of nonsense.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 11

    Adam Ruins Nutrition

    Adam shows why vitamin supplements don't make us any healthier, and that the "balanced breakfast" we've been sold is anything but. Later, he reveals how most of the nutritional science the media reports on isn't science at all.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Adam shows why vitamin supplements don't make us any healthier, and that the "balanced breakfast" we've been sold is anything but. Later, he reveals how most of the nutritional science the media reports on isn't science at all.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 12

    Adam Ruins Death

    In the season finale "Adam Ruins Death," Adam explains that "the end" is inevitable; it's a reality that should be accepted and embraced. He shows why immortality is a fantasy and reveals that the American funeral industry is a racket that exploits mourners' grief and fear of dying. He then demonstrates that when people don't accept death, they wind up making terrible medical decisions that ruin whatever life is left.

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    • 21 Minutes

    In the season finale "Adam Ruins Death," Adam explains that "the end" is inevitable; it's a reality that should be accepted and embraced. He shows why immortality is a fantasy and reveals that the American funeral industry is a racket that exploits mourners' grief and fear of dying. He then demonstrates that when people don't accept death, they wind up making terrible medical decisions that ruin whatever life is left.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 101

    Vol. 1 Sneak Peek

    Check out a sneak peek of Adam Ruins Everything.

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    Check out a sneak peek of Adam Ruins Everything.

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