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074: Oh beer, oh beer!

11/24/2019
Beer is undoubtedly the most popular drink around the world. Today, we are trying to get some insights into the origins of beer; discuss the methods of preparation and debunk some myths while bouncing off some fun facts about the drink. The study of Beer is known as Zythology. The term Beer originated from Latin, which means “to drink”. It has its roots in the Proto-Germanic word “beuwoz”, derived from “beuwo”, which means barley. At any given time, 0.7% of people in the world are...

Duration:00:39:33

073: Why do we remember things?

11/8/2019
In this episode we talk about how memory works.

Duration:00:30:53

072: Serial Killer Files Part 7 - Cyanide Lady

10/25/2019
Kerala was recently shocked to the news of a series of murder suspected by using cyanide by a lady. In this episode, we talk about Jolly Joseph and the mystery surrounding the deaths around her. As of today, she has confessed of having committed the crimes. Image: Unsplash

Duration:00:20:34

071: Cosmic Time Measurement In Hinduism

10/4/2019
In this episode, we talk about time measurement in Hindu culture.

Duration:00:34:00

070: Renting A House

9/20/2019
In this episode, we talk about what you need to know while renting a house in India.

070 - Renting a house

9/19/2019
In this episode, we talk about what you need to know while renting a house in India.

Duration:00:31:55

069: '69'

9/13/2019
We are back after a break! To celebrate our 69th episode, we are gonna talk about human orgasm and sex related stuff. Episode is explicit, listner descretion is adviced. Mary Roach’s TED Talk Photo by Wendy van Zyl from Pexels

069 - '69'

9/12/2019
In this episode, we talk about human orgasm.

Duration:00:35:35

068: Water Crisis In Bangalore

6/22/2019
Click here to watch the episode on YouTube Introduction: The population in bangalore was 1.62 million back in the 1970s. Now there were nine million people in Bangalore in 2012. The count went up to eleven by 2018 and it is expected to reach 20 by 2030. In the period of 1970-2000 (30 years), the population has grown by 244%. And from 2001-2011, it has grown by 47%. The need for water has gone up with the increase in the number of people in the city. Causes: There were over 280 water...

Duration:00:28:13

068 - Water crisis in Bangalore

6/21/2019
In this episode, we talk about how water crisis is cripping Bangalore.

Duration:00:28:13

067: History Of Money

6/5/2019
Barter System Barter system has been in existence since 6000 BC Earliest forms of barter system had livestock trade (sheep, cattle, vegetables, grains) It was first recorded in Egypt Mesopotamia to Phoenicians and the Babylonians improved the system Goods were exchanged for food, tea, weapons, and spices. Even human skulls were used. Salt was a very important trade commodity that Roman soldiers were paid with it. Middle ages, Europeans traded crafts and fur for silks and...

067 - History of Money

6/4/2019
In this episode, we talk about the history of money.

Duration:00:34:19

066: Dyatlov Pass Incident

5/26/2019
To the east of the Ural mountains, in Yekaterinburg city cemetery, there is a group grave of 9 members from a hiking group who died mysteriously. Timeline Arrived by train at Ivdel a town at the centre of the northern province of Sverdlovsk Oblast on 25th January 1959. Took a truck ride to Vizhai (last settlement towards the north). Hikers purchased and had loaves of bread when they were in Vizhai to keep energy high. Started trek towards Otorten from Vizhai on 27th January. Yuri Yudin...

066 - Dyatlov Pass Incident

5/25/2019
In this episode, we talk about the unsolved mystery of Dyatlov Pass.

Duration:00:48:39

065 - More Horror feat. Indian Noir.

5/17/2019
In this episode, we continue our conversation with Nikesh Murali, the producer of Indian Noir about horror.

Duration:01:15:14

065: More horror featuring Indian Noir

5/17/2019
Here is the second part of our conversation with Nikesh Murali, the producer of Indian Noir about horror and why humans are fascinated with the genre. Find Nikesh online: Indian Noir Nikesh’s website unsplash-logosebastiaan stam

064 - Why is horror so fascinating? Featuring Indian Noir.

5/10/2019
In this episode, we sit down and chat with Nikesh Murali, the producer of Indian Noir about horror.

Duration:01:12:01

064: Why Is Horror So Fascinating? Featuring Indian Noir.

5/10/2019
In this episode, we sit down and chat with Nikesh Murali, the producer of Indian Noir about horror and why humans are fascinated with the genre. Find Nikesh online: Indian Noir Nikesh’s website unsplash-logosebastiaan stam

063 - Is ejection seat a better alternative?.

3/16/2019
In this episode, we talk about the life saving ejection seat.

Duration:00:29:02

063: Is Ejection Seat A Better Alternative?

3/16/2019
What is ejection seat? The ejection seat is a safety mechanism primarily used in aircraft to save a pilot or a passenger by propelling the seat out of the disabled aircraft. An explosive charge or rocket is used to propel the seat to a safe distance and a parachute takes care of the rest of the journey down to the ground. Everald Calthorp who earlier had invented parachutes devised an ejection seat that used compressed air. Romanian inventor Ananstase Dragomir proposed the modern layout...