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Endlessly curious author Abby Norman shares daily fascinating factoids to fuel your next trip down a Wikihole. Visit anchor.fm/letmegooglethat for more.

Endlessly curious author Abby Norman shares daily fascinating factoids to fuel your next trip down a Wikihole. Visit anchor.fm/letmegooglethat for more.
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Endlessly curious author Abby Norman shares daily fascinating factoids to fuel your next trip down a Wikihole. Visit anchor.fm/letmegooglethat for more.

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English


Episodes

Margarita Burns

8/17/2018
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Squeezing limes for margaritas? Beware phytophotodermatitis ("margarita burn"). Lime juice contains phytochemicals that make your skin hypersensitive to the sun's UV rays and have been known to cause second-degree burns. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:11:58

Wobbegongs

8/16/2018
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Wobbegong sharks ("wobbies") are also known as carpet sharks because they literally just chill on the ocean floor like a rug. A rug with an extremely powerful jaw, lurking in the shadows . . . waiting. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:09:54

The WOW! Signal

8/15/2018
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On August 15th, 1977 the WOW! Signal was heard by the Big Ear radio telescope at Ohio State University. . .aaaand everyone thought it was aliens. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:06:57

Heat Exhaustion v. Heat Stroke ☀️

8/14/2018
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Hey, it's fucking hot outside!! Heat-related illness can kill you. Or your kid. Or your pet. Or other mammals you know and love!!! On today's ep we're talking about heat exhaustion v. heat stroke — and what to do if it happens to you! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:20:30

How paper mills work

8/14/2018
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For centuries "paper mills" didn't describe enormous factories of mechanized paper production: rather, "mills" were groups of skilled workers sitting around crafting single sheets by hand. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:18:01

The Shroud of Turin

8/13/2018
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Some say the stained piece of linen is the burial cloth of Jesus, but even the modern science hasn't been able to definitively prove (or disprove) the shroud's story. And no, NASA didn't investigate it. Here's what really happened. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:17:54

Computers before computers with guest host Jonathan Blade

8/12/2018
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Guest host Johnathan Blade is diving deep into "computers before computers." Find him on YouTube Johnathanblade1 where he makes videos about “commercial tech-related content and film reviews, with a focus on mostly mobile editing.” Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:07:54

Point(ing) of Interest with guest host Chris Thrasher

8/12/2018
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Ever wondered why we point at things? Or how dogs *know* we're pointing at a thing? Guest host Chris Thrasher has answers. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:08:35

Death by Watermelon with guest host Lydia Sigwarth

8/12/2018
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Guest host Lydia Sigwarth is going to tell you about some of the most morbidly fascinating (ha — see what we did there?) deaths in history. SPOILER ALTER: Watermelons appear more than once. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:10:13

Catatumbo Lightning with guest host Pedro Graterol

8/12/2018
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Guest host Pedo Graterol is going to tell you about one of the coolest and strangest phenomena of his home country, Venezuela: Catatumbo lightning! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:08:16

Jupiter's Weird New Moons with guest host Chelsea Gohd

8/12/2018
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Guest host Chelsea Gohd (aka Foxanne) explains everything you wanted to know about Jupiter's weird AF new (to us, anyway) moons. Also, be sure to check out her EP & catch her on tour! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:10:21

Cervical Mucus with guest host Amanda Laird

8/12/2018
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Guest host Amanda Laird of the Heavy Flow Podcast made sure to include this image from “Taking Charge of Your Fertility” along with today’s a-rousing episode! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:09:34

THE CRY CLOSET with guest hosts The RDR Show

8/12/2018
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Today’s guest hosts Keven & Jofre of the Rant Debate and Repeat Show (The RDR Show on Anchor) are discussing Utah University's "cry closet" which you may not have realized is A THING THAT HAPPENED. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:11:46

The Dewey Decimal System with guest host Lily Jenness

8/12/2018
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Guest host Lily Jenness, a librarian-in-training, artist, and writer from southern Indiana is here to tell you all about the clusterfuck that is the Dewey Decimal System! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:09:33

What is "Ki?" with guest host Jacquard Isaiah Wyze

8/12/2018
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Guest host Jacquard Isaiah Wyze @OmegaOneYT is explaining the life force known as Ki. No, not “chi” — and if you remember Dragon Ball Z you already know this! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:07:34

Guest episode: Moxie LaBouche from This Is Your Brain on Facts

8/12/2018
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Explore a wealth of fun facts with guest host is Moxie LaBouche, former burlesque dancer who turned her creative powers toward podcasting as a way to vent the wealth of useless information that clogs up her brain, which she does on her podcast: This Is Your Brain on Facts! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:07:37

HAVE SOME NATURE

8/12/2018
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A few quick updates, a listener question about podcast editing, and some nature ASMR lololol Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:11:40

Mental Health, Maine, & Mastication

8/12/2018
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The podcast equivalent of a vlog? Wherein I talk about my desperate need to chew, why I live in Maine, and how “getting through the day” turns into living your life. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:20:30

Riding Armadillos

8/12/2018
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. . .and more of the happiest/weirdest facts I know! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:09:54

How Couponing Works

8/12/2018
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Ever wondered how coupons work? The whole cycle — from when you hand your $1 coupon to the cashier to when the store gets reimbursed by the manufacturer — takes about a month. So what happens to that little piece of paper? Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:14:24