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This is a podcast with a dad and his two sons talking about a wide variety of topics. Sometimes they are deep like episode 11, other times they are much broader based. We have moved to a shorter 30 minute podcast 2 times a week as opposed to the prior 45-60 minute format

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English

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Adventitious Ep 99 - Whitehouse Mowers, Pee Physics, & Apple Pie Oreos

9/20/2017
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Whitehouse lawn mowing boy rocks, "Health Attacks" on diplomats in Cuba, the Apple Event, Dennys' new mascot, Apple Pie Oreos reviewed, JJ Abrams takes over Star Wars IX, & BlueBorne hits phones. Links from this episode: - NY Times reporter slammed after saying boy mowing White House lawn sends bad signal on child labor - Ex-NYT reporter mocked for critical tweet on 11-year-old moving WH lawn - Crime of fashion prompts campus evacuation - Porsche's Patrick Long Wins Pirelli World...

Duration: 01:15:46


Adventitious Ep 98 - AI, Symbols, and Bagged Cars

9/6/2017
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ADHD looks more like a sleep problem, a bag to protect your car, humans are smarter than apes, AI issues, X-37B re-launch, eclipse doughnuts, context & symbol appropriation, & Clarkson quits smoking. Links from this episode: - Is ADHD really a sleep problem? - This Tesla Model S is literally floating in a flood bag in flooded garage in Houston - Twitter: Elon Musk - Extreme Vehicle Protection - VIDEO: Suspect Draws Gun, Gets Shot Multiple Times in Store Where Everyone Was Armed -...

Duration: 01:18:40


Adventitious Ep 97 - Eclipse, Oreos, and My Heart Attack

8/30/2017
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Adventitious goes to see the eclipse and has a fantastic time. We talk about Wonko's heart attack. Yeah. That happened. We also try oreos, chocolate, and talk about the recent protests. Links from this episode: - NASA: Eclipse 2017 - AirBNB - BYU Idaho: Technology Support - Space Station Transiting 2017 ECLIPSE, My Brain Stopped Working - Smarter Every Day 175 - Solar Eclipse Timer - Traffic into Utah jammed as eclipse fans head home on Interstate 15 - Coronary Angiography |...

Duration: 01:36:47


Adventitious Ep 96 - Flakka, Valarian, & North Korea

8/15/2017
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Flakka: an evil new drug, pizza fatalities, Valerian review, campus concealed carry, North Korea and their nuclear game, and Ron Dennis may get paid out in fabulously rare cars. Links from this episode: - ‘Devil’s Drug’: Flakka Is Driving Florida Insane - WARNING!!! EXTREMELY DISTURBING!!! 'FLAKKA' - TERRIFYING DEMON ZOMBIE DRUG SWEEPING THE NATION!!! - 10 Odd items from Vertu’s luxury liquidation auction - ‘Pizza fatalities’ reported after DiGiorno, Tombstone truck crashes on...

Duration: 01:21:44


Adventitious Ep 95 - YouTube Censors, Eclipse Disaster, and Sign Hacking

8/8/2017
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YouTube is starting to censor content that doesn't break its content rules, preparing for the eclipse may be preparing for disaster, and researchers hack signs to confuse autonomous vehicles. Links from this episode: - YouTube will suppress some controversial content — even if it doesn’t violate policies - Steven Crowder - Young Turks - ADL: Hate on Display™ Hate Symbols Database - Cornell Law School: First Amendment - What is open source? - GitHub - SourceForge - Freakonomics...

Duration: 01:01:02


Adventitious Ep 94 - Voyager, Bitcoin Forks, and DefCon

8/3/2017
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Mormon's should have stopped Trump? Voyager nears 40, Bitcoin just forked, a molten metal squirt gun, Patook, DefCon & Black Hat, and the crazy electronic badges of DefCon. Links from this episode: - Huffington Post says Mormons could've kept Trump from reaching the White House but they didn't - Poll: Hillary Clinton Is Less Popular Than Trump - NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Nears 40th Anniversary, Still Transmits Data - The Emoji Movie - Up - HBO Security Contractor: Hackers Stole...

Duration: 00:58:20


Adventitious Ep 93 - SSL, Fish Rain, & Our Flat Universe

7/24/2017
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Google is cracking down on slipshod Certificate Authorities, a fake strongman duo from Reddit, fish rain in Honduras, SpaceX scraps Mars shot for now, and we discuss the flatness of the universe. Links from this episode: - Google drops the boom on WoSign, StartCom certs for good - Firefox ready to block certificate authority that threatened Web security - Wikipedia: Idiot light - SHA-1 Broken - Fake strongman duo, Chop & Steele, that pranked a news station, started a GoFundMe to pay...

Duration: 00:56:40


Adventitious Ep 92 - Of Putin, Oligarcs, and Adoption

7/18/2017
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We discuss an episode of Planet Money that discusses the Magnitsky Act, how it relates to Trump, and we discuss why that doesn't matter. Links from this episode: - Planet Money: Episode 784: Meeting The Russians - Freakonomics: When Helping Hurts - Freakonomics:Oil #1: We Buy Oil - Supporters of the Magnitsky Act Claim They've Been Targets of Russian Assassination and Kidnapping Bids - Byron York: Harvard study: CNN, NBC Trump coverage 93 percent negative - Scott Adams Blog: Good...

Duration: 00:55:51


Adventitious Ep 91 - The NRA, a Manned Multirotor, & More Bad Science

7/11/2017
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Dana Loesh's NRA ad is imploding heads, CNN takes on a Redditor and loses, hacker makes a manned multirotor from 76 propeller, Ron Howard takes on Han Solo Movie, & renewable energy study gutted. Links from this episode: - Freedom's Safest Place | S2 E2: "The Violence Of Lies" - Watch The NRA Ad That’s So Outrageous, Women’s March Is Demanding An Apology - Women’s March Angry Over New Ad, Set To Protest NRA - Wikipedia: Bundy standoff - Wikipedia: Deep state in the United States -...

Duration: 00:58:31


Adventitious Ep 90 - The Eclipse, Sam The Eagle, and DefCon Videos

6/30/2017
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We discuss the 2017 total eclipse, Reddit: Shower Thoughts, are eclipses going extinct? a Rotary 180, USS Fitzgerald collision, and we watch Def Con, Black Hat and Hacktivity videos. Links from this episode: - 2017 Eclipse - NASA: Eclipse 101 - PBS Kids: Find Your Blindspot - Solar Eclipse Timer - SmarterEveryDay - Smarter Every Day 2 - Reddit: Shower Thoughts - Total solar eclipses are going extinct - Map of Future Eclipses - Rotary Turns 180 Degrees On Restrictive Firearm...

Duration: 00:46:27


Adventitious Ep 89 - Reconsideration, Thomas Midgley, & Netflix Ratings

6/26/2017
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We talk about the Planet Money podcast episode 780, Reddit Change My View, Katherine Baicker changes her mind with science, Thomas Midgley and his one-man environmental disaster, and Netflix thumbs. Links from this episode: - Planet Money: Oil #1: We Buy Oil - Episode 780: On Second Thought - Reddit/Change My View - NEJM: The Oregon Experiment — Effects of Medicaid on Clinical Outcomes - What is Occam's Razor? - Senate healthcare bill: Read the full text - Pelosi: "We Have to Pass...

Duration: 00:50:10


Adventitious Ep 88 - Unicode URLs, Border Homes, & GMOs

6/23/2017
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A home that crosses the US-Canadian border for sale, Navy ship hit by cargo ship, US soldiers helping Philippines, Unicode URLs are phishing you, April 1st fake news, and GMO vs selective breeding. Links from this episode: - Ever wanted to live in 2 nations at once? Here’s your chance - Along the U.S.-Canada border, an invisible but hardening wall rises - The Odd Existence of Point Roberts, Washington - ISIS leader al-Baghdadi reportedly killed in Russia-led airstrike – MoD - Seven...

Duration: 00:43:41


Adventitious Ep 87 - Puerto Rico, Knifes and Guns, & Le Mans

6/18/2017
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Will Puerto Rico become the 51st state? Reddit shower thoughts, a knife or a gun? 24 Hours of Le Mans, & a Virginia county creating their own wireless broadband for education. Links from this episode: - Despite Vote in Favor, Puerto Rico Faces a Daunting Road Toward Statehood - Proportional Representation - Reddit: Shower Thoughts - CapArms Question of the Day: Would You Rather Face a Knife or a Gun? - Specialist: Army Training Manual for medical care specialists - HARSH REALITY:...

Duration: 00:44:51


Adventitious Ep 86 - Black Panther, WOW, & Your Printer Tracks You

6/15/2017
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This episode we talk about the Thor:Ragnarok & Black Panther Trailers, Richard Hammonds current crash, the WOW signal, yellow printer dots code, iOS 11, Foscam fails, & Puerto Rico vote for statehood. Links from this episode: - Black Panther Teaser Trailer [HD] - Thor: Ragnarok Teaser Trailer [HD] - Richard Hammond vows return after car crash in Switzerland - Richard Hammond's car crash will affect The Grand Tour, says Jeremy Clarkson - Top Gear - Wow! mystery signal from space...

Duration: 00:42:00


Adventitious Ep 85 - Purple Mattress Review & Wonder Woman Spoilercast

6/12/2017
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Today we talk mattresses and review our recent unsponsored purchase of the Purple mattress. We also have our Wonder Woman spoilercast, and review the movie. Links from this episode: - Purple Mattress Company - Purple Mattress Review Videos - Whats inside a Mattress - Bonnell Springs - Standard Mattress Sizes - Wonder Woman Official Website - Wonder Woman Comics

Duration: 00:49:48


Adventitious Ep 84 - Mummy DNA, Trump Beheading, and is ADHD Related to Narcolepsy?

6/8/2017
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Mummy DNA shows surprise results, Paul Allen's Stratolaunch unveils their launch vehicle, Kathy Griffin takes a header with Trump beheading photos, & study suggests ADHD may have ties to narcolepsy. Links from this episode: - Mummy DNA unravels ancient Egyptians’ ancestry - Paul Allen’s Stratolaunch lifts veil on world’s biggest plane — a giant bet on a new way to space - Comedian Kathy Griffin says her career is over after gory Trump photo - Barron Trump Thought Beheaded Image Was...

Duration: 00:44:03


Adventitious Ep 83 - 88 MPH DeLorean, Cook Pine Trees, & a Noose at the NMAAHC

6/5/2017
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A DeLorean driver ticketed at 88mph, Cook pine trees, noose found at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, SpaceX reuses Dragon capsule, & homemade waterjet on Applied Science. Links from this episode: - Best Speeding Ticket Ever? DeLorean Driver Pulled Over for Doing 88 Mph - The strange Cook pine trees that always lean towards the equator - Noose Found in National Museum of African American History and Culture - The iconic 9/11 flag that disappeared 15 years...

Duration: 00:38:26


Adventitious Ep 82 - Adulting, Missing Plastic, & Evil Losers

6/2/2017
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What is #Adulting?, scientists are finding far less plastic than expected, the A-10 soldiers on, Bre Pettis is one to watch, and the brilliance of calling ISIS LOSERS. Links from this episode: - Attention Townspeople: The Discovery Of Water On Mars May Be Sexist - Kindly Shut the Hell Up About "Adulting" - Gus Johnson: #adulting - Jeff Foxworthy: Totally Committed [1998] - Newly-evolved microbes may be breaking down ocean plastics - The Impact That Wiped Out the Dinosaurs - The US...

Duration: 00:49:14


Adventitious Ep 81 - One Legged Flamingos, Cultural Appropriation, & Integrity in Scientific Journals.

5/29/2017
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Top Gun 2 confirmed, Apollo 11 pouch for sale, why flamingos stand on one leg, burrito shop closes due to "cultural appropriation", Divides Aside podcast, Team Viewer, and you can own a tank. Links from this episode: - ‘Top Gun 2’ Is Happening, Tom Cruise Confirms - Collection bag from Apollo 11 moon mission to be sold at auction - Scientists have worked out why flamingos stand on one leg - Oregon burrito shop run by white women shuts down amid accusations of cultural appropriation -...

Duration: 00:45:39


Adventitious Ep 80 - Fireworks Oreos, Harvard & Media Bias, & Repair or Replace?

5/24/2017
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We review Fireworks Oreos, a Harvard media study backs up Trumps claims of media bias, Wonko makes some predictions, the Curse of Tippecanoe, The Orville, Galaxy Quest, and when to repair or replace? Links from this episode: - Fireworks Oreos * - Harvard: News Coverage of Donald Trump’s First 100 Days - Trump signs ‘tremendous’ deals with Saudi Arabia on his first day overseas - Obama administration arms sales offers to Saudi top $115 billion: report - In protest, students walk out...

Duration: 00:41:15

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