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Turn over the rock, peek through the keyhole, go down the rabbit hole. There's always more to it. A new show from Gimlet Media, hosted by Flora Lichtman.

Turn over the rock, peek through the keyhole, go down the rabbit hole. There's always more to it. A new show from Gimlet Media, hosted by Flora Lichtman.
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United States

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Gimlet Media

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Turn over the rock, peek through the keyhole, go down the rabbit hole. There's always more to it. A new show from Gimlet Media, hosted by Flora Lichtman.

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English


Episodes

Who Invented the Scratch Ticket?

5/14/2018
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Plus, a look at lottery history, and your strangest raffle winnings. Guests: Jonathan Cohen, lottery historian; John Koza, co-founder of Scientific Games Callers: John Henry, D., Lisa, Megan. Hear your favorite Gimlet shows LIVE at Gimletfest this June 16-17 in Brooklyn. Buy tickets at gimletfest.com. To find a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers

Duration:00:25:22

The Corn Identity

5/7/2018
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A kid caller pops the question: How does popcorn pop? Plus, the uncomfortable truth about baby corn.

Duration:00:21:40

Public Toilets: To Sit Or To Hover?

4/30/2018
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To find a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers.

Duration:00:23:52

Why Are Used Car Ads So INSAAANNNE?

4/16/2018
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One man is to blame. Plus, vanity plates in the wild: IC A GR8 PL8. To find a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers

Duration:00:28:41

Underwater Tunnels: HOW?

4/9/2018
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Guests: Dr. Gary Brierley (aka Dr. Mole), tunnel engineer, Dr. Miquel Salmeron, physicist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Mark Messer, ice meister and operations manager at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval. Special thanks to callers Nikki and Erin. Check out the Terrifying Tunnel Video referenced in today's show.

Duration:00:20:03

Do Dogs Have Belly Buttons?

3/12/2018
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Plus, dog clothes: where did they come from?

Duration:00:23:23

How to Get Paid to Clap on TV

3/5/2018
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Listener Mack asked about the unfamous people who fill empty seats at the Oscars.

Duration:00:28:34

Why Does Music Give Us the Chills?

2/19/2018
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Why do we get goosebumps from music and other emotional experiences? Plus, the strangest things to give ELT listeners goosebumps.

Duration:00:25:18

How Old Is Winnie the Pooh?

2/12/2018
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No, really - how old is he?

Duration:00:27:28

What Would Happen to Your Body in Space?

1/29/2018
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Flora finds out what would happen if she stepped into the vacuum of outer space. Then, an (Earth) vacuum paradox to end all paradoxes: which came first, the vacuum or the carpet?

Duration:00:30:48

Are "Speed Enforced by Aircraft" Signs a Lie?

1/22/2018
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First, Flora uncovers a feud about butterflies. Then, a question from the Help Line about aircraft patrol. To find a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.fm/sponsors.

Duration:00:24:43

Your Bedtime is Killing You

12/18/2017
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Flora stages a fact intervention with Prashanth.

Duration:00:22:11

Who is Wilhelm and Why Won’t He Stop Screaming?

12/11/2017
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The history of the world’s most iconic movie scream.

Duration:00:24:42

The Voices Hiding in Your Favorite Movies

12/4/2017
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Invisible actors create worlds of sound in everything you watch - from Jaws to The Wire. Guests: Carl Gottlieb, screenwriter and author of "The Jaws Log"; Dann Fink, loop group director and co-owner of Loopers Unlimited; Will Ralston, supervising sound editor for The Wire, The Deuce, and Treme. Special thanks to Eboni Booth, Dennis Carnegie, Axel Avin Junior, Shannon Burkett, Daphne Gaines, Rashad Edwards, Stuart Stanley, John Mabry, Kelly Coonan, Kareem Maddox, and Max Gibson. Music:...

Duration:00:29:38

How to Not Ruin Thanksgiving

11/20/2017
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Tips for being the #1 guest in the history of the universe. Plus, prunes.

Duration:00:33:03

Invasion of the Self-checkout Machines

11/13/2017
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Self-service began in a Piggly Wiggly 100 years ago. How’d it become a way of life?

Duration:00:26:13

The Case of the Missing Armadillos

11/6/2017
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Flora answers questions from the help line about an armadillo paradox and the DaVinci Code of pasta.

Duration:00:26:48

Bonus: Zombie Flamingo

10/30/2017
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Flora continues to champion the flamingo.

Duration:00:05:35

Six O'Clock Soundtrack

10/23/2017
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How TV news got a score.

Duration:00:23:51

Who Killed Cargo Shorts?

10/16/2017
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Flora and fact buddy Prashanth talk about spiders, which leads to a cargo short investigation. Listen to Gimlet's newest show, Uncivil, wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts | Overcast | Pocketcasts | Stitcher

Duration:00:32:16

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