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Fascinating fodder to fuel your next trip down a Wikihole.

Fascinating fodder to fuel your next trip down a Wikihole.

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Fascinating fodder to fuel your next trip down a Wikihole.

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English


Episodes

Atomic Gardening

8/10/2020
The #atomicbomb gave radiation a bad name, so scientists made "gamma gardens" a thing. ☢🌻 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:05:28

Fictional Colors

8/3/2020
Since August is #NationalCrayonCollectionMonth this seems like a good time to talk about FICTIONAL COLORS. 🖍 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:05:11

How Hurricanes Get Named

7/27/2020
If you scorned a weatherman circa 1967 you probably got a hurricane named after you. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:05:07

Roanoke

7/20/2020
The entire colony of Roanoke ghosted 430 years ago and we still don't know what happened to them. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:06:46

Blue Raspberry

7/13/2020
Who do we have to thank (or blame?) for the mouth-staining marvel that is BLUE RASPBERRY? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:05:32

Can dogs really smell fear?

7/6/2020
Can animals really smell fear? Can *humans* smell fear? And if the military were to, say, use pheromones to psych out enemy troops would that count as biochemical or psychological warfare? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:08:06

Tunguska

6/29/2020
The largest impact event in recorded human history was 1,000 x the strength of the atomic bomb & destroyed *80 million* trees in the Siberian wilderness. But what was it? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:16:54

Legal Obscenity

6/22/2020
On June 21, 1932, the landmark SCOTUS ruling in Miller v. California redefined what makes something legally obscene. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:09:08

The Fenn Treasure

6/15/2020
Last week the mysterious #FennTreasure was found deep in the Rocky Mountains after a decade of intriguing puzzles, poetry, and DEATH. ☠ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:17:30

Shampoo

6/8/2020
So, when did humans start in with the whole "rinse, lather, repeat" nonsense? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:05:22

The Chase Vault

6/1/2020
Whenever someone died and the family opened the mausoleum, they’d find the coffins inside had MOVED. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:04:57

Where is JFK's Brain?

5/25/2020
JFK'S birthday is on Friday, so in his honor ... consider that Gallup polls since 1963 show most Americans believe JFK’s assassination was part of a conspiracy. And that it did not help that JFK's brain went missing after the autopsy. See: Wikipedia of JFK assassination conspiracy theories. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:05:39

Sin Eaters

5/18/2020
You could hire them to attend a funeral & metaphorically eat your loved one's sins. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:05:07

Did This Woman Give Birth to *69* Kids?

5/11/2020
Happy Mother's Day! Did this woman really have ~69 children? Is that humanly possible? Also...why? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:07:12

CAMEL 🦒LEOPARDS

5/4/2020
Everything you never knew you wanted to know about giraffes: the even-toed ungulates formerly known as CAMELEOPARDS. Did you know that young male giraffes practice mating. . .with each other? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:13:56

Who Invented 7UP?

4/27/2020
7UP wasn't just ANY lemon-lime soda, it wanted to be *the* lemon-lime soda. Adding lithium probably helped. As did the enduring mystique around its name. Oh, and the whole "upside down" thing in the early 2000s. . . --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:07:38

What Even IS Plastic?

4/20/2020
Why not celebrate #EarthDay this week by having a lil' ocean with your plastic? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:09:54

Why Don't Eyelashes Grow Super Long?

4/13/2020
Eyelashes are in the growing phase of the hair cycle for about a month while head hair can be there for 6 years! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:05:28

Phantom Time Hypothesis

4/6/2020
So, there’s a theory that 200-ish years in the Middle Ages never happened...but like, don’t worry about it. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:04:22

The Waffle House Index

3/30/2020
Apparently, the so-called Waffle House Index annoys the shit out of FEMA. #covid19 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:07:12