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Three Australian twenty something's join forces to create the most ultimate pod cast ever, featuring important things that matter in the universe and beyond. These individuals ask the big philosophical questions and discuss current events, pop culture, talk about their personal lives and analyse conspiracy theories.

Three Australian twenty something's join forces to create the most ultimate pod cast ever, featuring important things that matter in the universe and beyond. These individuals ask the big philosophical questions and discuss current events, pop culture, talk about their personal lives and analyse conspiracy theories.
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Australia

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Three Australian twenty something's join forces to create the most ultimate pod cast ever, featuring important things that matter in the universe and beyond. These individuals ask the big philosophical questions and discuss current events, pop culture, talk about their personal lives and analyse conspiracy theories.

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@PoddSocks

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English


Episodes

Episode 206 - Fat Tuesday

2/18/2018
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This week the lads are talking about Mardi Gras, which is French for “Fat Tuesday” but just what is Mardi Gra and why do people celebrate it? As it is commonly understood, Mardi Gras is a raucous celebratory affair that serves as a final shebang before the 40-day abstinence of Lent. Of course there's lots of debauchery, parades and... murder?

Duration:00:46:36

Episode 205 - Stargate Origins

2/11/2018
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Stargate Origins is an upcoming science fiction adventure series set in the Stargate franchise... but just what is the history surrounding the Stargate program. Could there be a real Stargate? This week Ben, Jack and Kris explore the world of the Stargate and its true origins.. and let me tell you the truth will shock you. So prepare yourself, because everything you thought you knew about world history and the middle east is shrouded in a deep Stargate conspiracy!

Duration:01:13:36

Episode 204 - PyeongChang Winter Olympics

2/4/2018
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The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will be held for 17 days from the 9th to 25th of February 2018 in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, the Republic of Korea. This week Kris, Jack and Nathan are exploring everything we know about the Winter Olympics and South Korea. Is it possible that North Korea will attack the games somehow? It is a possibility that even the wisest among us cannot disregard lightly.

Duration:01:13:37

Episode 203 - Jack the Ripper

1/28/2018
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Who was Jack the Ripper? Jack the Ripper is the name of an unidentified serial killer who was active in the poorer districts of London in 1888. But just who was Jack the Ripper and why was the case never solved? Throughout the years many ripperologists have come forward with theories about just who Jack the Ripper was and some of the suspects are wild! Join us as we uncover the truth and unmask the man behind the mystery.

Duration:01:03:58

Episode 202 - Invasion Day or Australia Day

1/21/2018
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On January 26th Australian's celebrate a holiday called Australia Day. Most Australians have a BBQ, a swim and listen to triple J's hottest 100.... but most Indigenous Australians feel that it celebrates an invasion. This year a growing movement has reached new heights with a large cultural push that says the date should be changed to a new day with a different name. This week the lads weigh in on the controversial topic and take a citizenship test.

Duration:01:04:51

Episode 201 - New Technology from CES

1/14/2018
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The consumer electronic show happened last week in Las Vegas. Join us as we highlight some of the best and weirder technological products that were unveiled. Meanwhile Kris informs the others of the recent Logan Paul dead body scandal that shocked YouTube and everyone learns about the dangers of solar flares.

Duration:00:56:31

Episode 200 - Winning Oz Lotteries

1/7/2018
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It's the two hundredth episode of Podd Socks and we're talking about a whole slew of topics. Everyone has bought an Oz Lotto tickets and talks about what they would do if they won a division one prize. Meanwhile the gang reminisces about what life was like before we started the podcast and we wonder what life will be like in another 200 episodes.

Duration:01:15:34

Episode 199 - Year in Review

12/31/2017
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In this riveting episode of Podd Socks the lads catch up with old Benny Boy and find out what happened to him in the last half of 2017. He went to Thailand and found it was more than he was bargaining for... Meanwhile, we review all the big events from each month this year and make predictions about 2018.

Duration:01:06:51

Episode 198 - The Last Jedi

12/24/2017
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This week Jack, Nathan and Kris have just left the cinemas and are decompressing after seeing the latest Star Wars movie. The analysis goes quite in depth and the lads make several recommendations.

Duration:01:41:04

Episode 197 - Christmas 2017

12/17/2017
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This week its a news round up of all the most interesting news stories about Christmas. Turkish archeologists believe they know where Santa Claus’ dead body lies. What are the new foods people are experimenting with? Meanwhile, two cities in Tasmania are having a civil war about who has the bigger Christmas tree and we ask reddit about what the worst Christmas ever was.

Duration:01:13:57

Episode 196 - Advent Calendars

12/10/2017
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Advent Calendars are incredibly popular this year which a huge range of different types that suit everyone's interests! This week Jack, Kris and Nathan are talking about advent calendars. Was it a mistake? Perhaps.

Duration:00:58:14

Episode 195 - Don Burke's Justice League

12/3/2017
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This week Kris, Jack and Nathan are talking about Justice League, the DCTV crossover Crisis on Earth-X and the sexual misconduct allegations that have been lodged against prominent Australian Gardener Don Burke. Meanwhile, Nathan goes on a fishing trip and suffers a foot related disaster.

Duration:01:23:39

Episode 194 - Legal Case Deciders

11/26/2017
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This week we are taking a hard look at some fascinating legal cases. All of the cases we look at raise interesting questions which are worth thinking about. Was the judge or jury correct and did the punishment fit the crime?

Duration:01:02:27

Episode 193 - The First Thanksgiving

11/19/2017
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This week Podd Socks investigates the tradition of Thanksgiving, which is a day that is set aside each year where people give thanks to God for all the blessings they received during the year by feasting. But just what are some of the lesser known things about this harvest festival and what was the first thanksgiving like in America? Tune in to find out.

Duration:01:16:18

Episode 192 - The Furrowing of Sadness

11/12/2017
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The digital currency Bitcoin rocketed above $US7000 ($A9800) for the first time ever, after a more than a seven fold increase in its value since the start of the year. Bitcoin has seen eye-watering gains in recent months and has more than doubled in value in the past seven weeks alone. This week Podd Socks takes a hard look at Bitcoin and tries to deduce what it's all about. Meanwhile, Thor: Ragnarok... and Furrowing?

Duration:01:11:43

Episode 191 - War Animals

11/5/2017
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Animals have been used for military purposes for over 16 million years. They can be used as a means of transport, communication and companionship. However, animals have also been used as bombs and trained as killers. In this episode of Podd Socks we investigate a variety of Animals that have been sent to war.

Duration:01:09:53

Episode 190 - Halloween 2017

10/29/2017
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This week everyone is celebrating Halloween 2017 and what better way to do so than by exploring some Australian Urban Legends. Things get very spooky with the Australian Loch Ness, ghosts riding in cars and a devil that comes up from hell to ruin the lives of children at circular quay in Sydney.

Duration:01:31:11

Episode 189 - Problems with Video Games

10/22/2017
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This week Jack gets his wish and we get to talk about Video Games again. Unfortunately we decide to shine a light on all the problems with the video game industry. What are some common traps game developers fall into and what can be done to overcome these problems. Meanwhile, we take a look at some of the new video games that are going to be coming out soon. Which ones look like they're going to be good and which ones are going to be a new No Man's Sky.

Duration:01:14:48

Episode 188 - Car Break Down

10/15/2017
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A catastrophe strikes the Podd Socks gang as old reliable breaks down on the side of the road leaving Kris and Nathan stranded for over an hour. Join us this week as we retell the harrowing experience and discuss how despite all the technology available to us vehicle break downs are at an all time high. Meanwhile, road rage is a growing concern in Australia and we discuss some of the worst most recent car crashes around the world.

Duration:01:14:26

Episode 187 - Columbus Day

10/8/2017
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In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue... but this Columbus Day it's important you understand one thing. Christopher Columbus was one of the most evil men to ever walk the earth, and that the myths propagated about him were completely wrong. In this episode of Podd Socks we investigate all the evil deeds and false truths about the explorer and discuss what it must have been like to be a sailor at that period in history.

Duration:01:04:35

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