Ep. 100 The 100th Anniversary of the 100 Inch Hooker Telescope
My 100th episode: The 100 year anniversary of the 100 inch Hooker telescope. How perfect is that? Dr. Cynthia Hunt was my guide down the truly historic path. Why is it such a big deal? This piece of machinery was paradigm shifting in the way it collected light, and how it was constructed. At the […] The post Ep. 100 The 100th Anniversary of the 100 Inch Hooker Telescope appeared first on .
*Bonus* H. H. Holmes as Jack the Ripper
BONUS EPISODE! Jeff walks me through his theory that H. H. Holmes was in fact the notorious Jack The Ripper. The post *Bonus* H. H. Holmes as Jack the Ripper appeared first on .
Ep. 99 The Descendant of H. H. Holmes
In Part 2 of my H. H. Holmes discussion, I talk to one of his living relatives, Great Great Grandson Jeffery Mudgett. At the forefront of Holmes history, Jeff has both literally and figuratively uncovered some long-hidden evidence, culminating in the exhumation of the body buried in Holmes’ Grave. For years, Jeff has postulated a […] The post Ep. 99 The Descendant of H. H. Holmes appeared first on .
Ep. 98 The History of H. H. Holmes
Harold Schechter is an American true crime writer who specializes in serial killers. He attended the State University of New York in Buffalo where his PhD director was Leslie Fiedler. He is professor of American literature and popular culture at Queens College of the City University of New York. He chose the perfect title for […] The post Ep. 98 The History of H. H. Holmes appeared first on .
*Preview* Fascinating Gadgets, Gizmos, and Gear Based Technologies
In our first episode, just in time for Halloween, Physicist Dr. Michael Dennin, Rocket Scientist Ben Siepser, Microbiologist Dr. Brittany Needham, and The Analytical Mastermind Daniel J. Glenn discuss how to create your very own reanimated corpse. Okay, so reanimating dead tissue is out of our grasp right now, but there are several alternatives for […] The post *Preview* Fascinating Gadgets, Gizmos, and Gear Based Technologies appeared first on .
Ep. 97 The Carbonaro Effect
Finally Michael Carbonaro has come to Fascinating Nouns! I love his show The Carbonaro Effect, but I have been following his career since he was the Magic Clerk on The Tonight’s show! After a four and a half year pursuit I sit down with Carbo, and we get WAY into the weeds. We talk about […] The post Ep. 97 The Carbonaro Effect appeared first on .
Ep. 96 The San Gorgonio Wind Farm
I am from Chicago, the “Windy City”. It turns out that nickname was earned because native Chicagoians were inherently chatty, or “full of wind”, and not because it is windy weather wise. To make matters more confusing, the city does in fact have incredible gusts, especially in the winter. Why am I bringing this up? […] The post Ep. 96 The San Gorgonio Wind Farm appeared first on .