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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

12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Calling Birds

12/18/2018
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Well, I guess birds would have to call because they sure as hell can't text. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:05:15

12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: French hens

12/17/2018
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OH GOD MORE BIRBS I'M SO SORRY Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:04:53

12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Turtle Doves

12/16/2018
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Oh look ... more birds. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:05:26

12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Partridges/Pear Trees

12/15/2018
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We've all been mishearing "pear trees" for like 10,000 years. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:06:11

12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS!

12/14/2018
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Each day between now and December 25th we're unpacking a lyric to the 12 Days of Christmas! #MerryPodmas Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:09:06

Mrs. Röntgen's Skeleton Hand

12/10/2018
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#OTD in 1901 Wilhelm Röntgen became the first person to win the Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of X-rays. The famous image he captured was of his wife's hand. Upon seeing her skeletal fingers, she gasped: "I have seen my death." Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:09:52

Undecember

12/7/2018
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2018 has been pretty shitty so it's probably fine that we didn't end up making Undecember, the 13th month of the year, a thing. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:08:07

The Man Cured of HIV

12/1/2018
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Timothy Ray Brown was the first (and thus for only) person to be cured of HIV. We're still not exactly sure what happened. Or if we could do it again. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:15:46

Schrödinger's Cat

11/29/2018
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Happy Schrödinger's cat day! ✨🐈 Everyone's favorite quantum mechanics thought experiment that was basically trolling Einstein. 🧠 Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:10:18

Does silver really disinfect itself?

11/26/2018
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Putting away Grandma's good sterling silver after Thanksgiving? Did you skimp out on cleaning it first? What if I told you that shit disinfects itself? Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:11:06

Black Friday's History of Violence

11/23/2018
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Here's why cops in Philadelphia in the 1960s started calling the day after Thansksgiving "Black Friday." Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:10:35

Scary Thanksgiving Parades

11/19/2018
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Thanksgiving is upon us and you know what that means: "ragamuffin parades" and a giant, expensive, inflatable Snoopy. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:14:42

Is it Fall or Autumn? 🍁

11/16/2018
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Do you call this time of year FALL or AUTUMN? Here's why the season has 2 names. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:09:14

The Life &Near-Deaths of Daredevil Kitty O'Neil

11/14/2018
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How a deaf little girl from Texas grew up to continuously defy death, do Wonder Woman's stunts, and secure her legacy as "the fastest woman in the world." Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:18:18

What's the deal with seeing 11:11?

11/11/2018
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Why do we think it means something to catch the clock at exactly 11:11? Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:10:32

How Bigfoot Ruined a Man's Life

11/9/2018
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In 1967 two men shot what became the iconic Bigfoot "footage". It ruined one of their lives forever. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:13:03

Doomsday Seed Vault

11/7/2018
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Svalbard is the world's arctic DOOMSDAY SEED VAULT in Norway. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:09:06

Who is the Unicode Consortium?

11/5/2018
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The latest iOS update gave us new emojis so let's discuss the Emoji Illuminati aka the Unicode Consortium! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:11:52

What really happened to Laika?

11/3/2018
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The true fate of the canine cosmonaut, who died on November 3rd, 1957, was kept from the public for decades. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:12:03

Does Daylight Saving Actually Help?

11/2/2018
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Well, maybe. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letmegooglethat/support

Duration:00:06:35