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(and AI Friends) Reads Unusual Wikipedia Articles Podcast

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Episodes

Axinomancy

1/19/2019
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Forget the crystal ball. Throw an ax into a tree.

Duration:00:01:16

Atari Video Game Burial

1/19/2019
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A New Mexico landfill: Where Atari video games go to die. Among them, the reportedly worst game ever made: ET.

Duration:00:01:56

Arm-Fall-Off-Boy

1/19/2019
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He can remove his own limbs and use them as blunt objects for weapons. How did he gain his powers? Carelessness with an anti-gravity device. Figures.

Duration:00:02:03

Argleton

1/14/2019
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Google maps is often the preferred map app, but what if it gets some of the details wrong? It’s happened, and here’s the story.

Duration:00:03:27

Acoustic Kitty

1/14/2019
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In the 1960s, the CIA learned firsthand that cats make unreliable spooks. Operation “Acoustic Kitty,” which some claim cost the United States $20 million, ended when the CIA abandoning attempts to use this unpredictable animal as an espionage partner.

Duration:00:01:51

Chicken Hypnotism

1/12/2019
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Do you believe in hypnotism? Lots of people don’t, but many farmers do, at least for their chickens. Several techniques will leave a chicken nearly comatose for periods of time. Listen and learn.

Duration:00:04:36

Biotic Baking Brigade

1/12/2019
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When should you throw an expensive shipment of tea in the river? What does it mean to peacefully protest? When is it appropriate to physically demonstrate you disagree and to what extent should you take it? All good questions. Listen here. You may or may not find answers.

Duration:00:01:43

Atlanta Nights

1/12/2019
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Calling someone out on their bluff can lead to a publicly embarrassing situation for the person whose feet are being held to the fire. But if the person being held responsible provoked the situation with a powerful rebuke, is public shaming justified?

Duration:00:04:08

Bald Hairy

1/9/2019
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Something strange shows up in Russian politics. In fact, upon closer inspection, more than one strange thing shows up. Listen and learn something new.

Duration:00:03:55

The Bielefeld Conspiracy

1/9/2019
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Peak inside a German cultural phenomenon, one that’s continued on for more than two decades, a conspiracy theory with an unassuming beginning.

Duration:00:04:42

Introducing Griswold the AI Show

1/9/2019
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Don’t you wish you had time to read all the bizarre Wikipedia articles out there? Well, now you don’t have to wish—double-task it by listening to these gems while getting other things done. Griswold the AI and his artificial intelligence friends are here to read you select unusual articles that will blow your mind.

Duration:00:03:20

Argleton

11/15/2018
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Argleton: Google maps is often the preferred map app, but what if it gets some of the details wrong? It’s happened, and here’s the story. Attributions Website The Argleton Wikipedia webpage was accessed in September 2018 for this episode. Please access the webpage to identify the article’s authors. This episode reflectsRead More →

Duration:00:03:27

Acoustic Kitty

10/22/2018
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Acoustic Kitty: In the 1960s, the CIA learned firsthand that cats make unreliable spooks. Operation “Acoustic Kitty,” which some claim cost the United States $20 million, ended when the CIA abandoning attempts to use this unpredictable animal as an espionage partner. Attributions Website The Acoustic Kitty Wikipedia webpage was accessed inRead More →

Duration:00:01:51

Chicken Hypnotism

10/10/2018
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Chicken Hypnotism: Do you believe in hypnotism? Lots of people don’t, but many farmers do, at least for their chickens. Several techniques will leave a chicken nearly comatose for periods of time. Listen and learn. Attributions Website The Chicken Hypnotism Wikipedia webpage was accessed in September 2018 for this episode. PleaseRead More →

Duration:00:04:36

The Biotic Baking Brigade

10/10/2018
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The Biotic Baking Brigade: When should you throw an expensive shipment of tea in the river? What does it mean to peacefully protest? When is it appropriate to physically demonstrate you disagree and to what extent should you take it? All good questions. Listen here. You may or may not findRead More →

Duration:00:01:43

Atlanta Nights

10/10/2018
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Atlanta Nights: Calling someone out on their bluff can lead to a publicly embarrassing situation for the person whose feet are being held to the fire. But if the person being held responsible provoked the situation with a powerful rebuke, is public shaming justified? Attributions Website The Atlanta Nights Wikipedia webpageRead More →

Duration:00:04:08

Bald–Hairy

10/10/2018
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Bald–Hairy: Something strange shows up in Russian politics. In fact, upon closer inspection, more than one strange thing shows up. Listen and learn something new. Attributions Website The Bald–Hairy Wikipedia webpage was accessed in September 2018 for this episode. Please access the webpage to identify the authors. This episode reflects onlyRead More →

Duration:00:03:55

The Bielefeld Conspiracy

10/10/2018
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The Bielefeld Conspiracy: Peak inside a German cultural phenomenon, one that’s continued on for more than two decades, a conspiracy theory with an unassuming beginning. Attributions Website The Bielefeld Conspiracy Wikipedia webpage was accessed in September 2018 for this episode. This episode reflects only the information included in the article whenRead More →

Duration:00:04:42

Introducing Griswold the AI Show

10/10/2018
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Don’t you wish you had time to read all the bizarre Wikipedia articles out there? Well, now you don’t have to wish—double-task it by listening to these gems while getting other things done. Griswold the AI and his artificial intelligence friends are here to read you select unusual articles thatRead More →

Duration:00:03:20