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How Egg Hatching Works
#EasterSunday is the perfect day to contemplate the nanostructure of eggshells, which baby chicks must violently peck their way out of in order to enter the world.
04:49
April 21, 2019
Origin of the High Five 🤚
Happy #NationalHighFiveDay! Here's a neat little history of the high five & its many variations.
03:54
April 18, 2019
Titanic: Part II
Part 2 of this weekend's #Titanic episode is about one of the survivors: silent film star Dorothy Gibson who wrote (& starred in) the *first* movie about the Titanic a century before James Cameron's epic — and just months after the disaster.
04:55
April 14, 2019
Titanic: Part I
This weekend marks the 106th anniversary of the #Titanic sinking. The disaster launched a thousand ships (if unanswered questions & conspiracy theories are ships) that still compel us over a century later.
19:45
April 13, 2019
Why Do We Have Names?
Why do humans have names & how long have we been naming each other? Also: dolphins have names, too! Researchers think baby dolphins actually name themselves. Today's #NationalNameYourselfDay so call in with the @anchor app & share what you'd name yourself!
08:32
April 9, 2019
The 27 Club
Why did so many famous musicians die at the age of 27? Hendrix, Morrison, Joplin, Cobain & Winehouse are among the most notable, but the "27 Club" has over ~60 members to date. 
06:47
April 6, 2019
An Abridged History of Audiobooks
Here's the history of audiobooks (abridged!) and preview of Abby's audiobook, which you can download wherever audiobooks are sold and/or bartered for.
08:03
April 3, 2019
The Sign of the Penis
For #NationalDoctorsDay, let's talk about the eponymous nature of medicine! Ever heard of "Throckmorton's sign?" Otherwise known as the *John Thomas* sign?
04:43
March 30, 2019
The "Get Out and Push" Railroad
If you wanted to go from Wilmington, California to Long Beach circa 1882, you could take a train. But be warned: its nickname was the "Get Out and Push Railroad" or, a more modern interpretation: "The Little Engine That Literally Could Not Even."
04:17
March 27, 2019
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Disaster
The true legacy the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory workers left behind was an uprising of women who fought for worker's rights and a union in the year before the tragic fire claimed their lives.
10:57
March 25, 2019
A Brief History of TIC TACS
TIC TACS: The all-sugar sugar-free mint. 
02:47
March 22, 2019
Fritz Zwicky's Supernova
#otd in 1937 Swiss astronomer Fritz Zwicky coined the term SUPERNOVA in a paper about neutron stars. He later coined the term NUCLEAR GOBLINS. 
03:01
March 19, 2019
The Americanization of St. Patrick's Day
In Ireland, #StPatricksDay was just a minor religious holiday for centuries — and not one that involved drinking. Then Americans appropriated it in the 1960s and now we have the #shamrockshake. 
04:19
March 17, 2019
Mercury Retrograde
Is #MercuryRetrograde a thing or do we just want to believe it's a thing? 
05:39
March 15, 2019
Barbie's Family Tree
Barbie turns 60 this month! Since her debut in 1959 she's had many looks, careers, and amassed quite an impressive collection of friends and extended family. 
04:44
March 11, 2019
Does Daylight Saving Time Actually Help?
We #springforward this weekend for Daylight Saving Time, but why? And does it actually help? 
06:17
March 8, 2019
Blood Isn't Always Red
In fact, the #icefish appears to have no blood at all. 
05:28
March 2, 2019
Ask Me Anything!
Hey friends! On Tuesday 03/05 at 11 am EST I'll be doing an Instagram Live Q+A and #bookgiveaway to celebrate the paperback release of That Book I wrote! #AMA about writing, endometriosis and my many other ills, DOGS, books, podcasting, #XFiles, Maine, etc. Submit questions over on Instagram! → instagram.com/abbymnorman
02:29
March 2, 2019
Why you hear better when it's cold.
On a cold day, you can hear forever.
03:07
February 25, 2019
The Futurist Manifesto
Marinetti's #futurist manifesto was published 100 years ago this month. It's an interesting read but, uh . . .a lil' heavy on the fascism & museum-hating. 
08:39
February 21, 2019
Calvin COOLidge Sure Loved Vaseline
For #PresidentsDay we're talking about the coolest president you forgot about, Calvin Coolidge. With a love of Vaseline and electric horses, "Silent Cal" was your dry-witted introvert friend who hated parties.
10:29
February 18, 2019
"Roses are red. . ."
 #HappyValentinesDay! So, who came up with that horticulturally-inaccurate "Roses are red, violets are blue. . ." ditty anyway? 
03:24
February 13, 2019
"Cold Sunday"
On January 17th, 1982 hundreds of U.S. cities broke records for low temperatures — many of which still stand today. Near Tower, Minnesota, temps dropped to -52 °F (-47 °C).
02:26
February 11, 2019
Pronoia
The opposite of paranoia puts a positive spin on the concept: you believe the universe is conspiring to *help* you rather than *harm* you. Oh, and it might have roots in '90s festival subculture. EXCEPT THAT MIGHT BE A CONSPIRACY, TOO! 
05:12
February 8, 2019
How does Narcan work?
 In the context of America's opioid epidemic, you've probably been hearing a lot about Narcan. But the "miracle drug" isn't new. It's actually been around since the 1960s. So how does it work? And can anyone use it to save a life? 
09:34
February 8, 2019
Average Colin
If you've ever Googled "normal brain MRI" you've seen Colin 27. So what happened to "Average Colin" IRL?
06:44
February 8, 2019
PUBLIC ENEMY #1
Only 4 people have been given the title of "PUBLIC ENEMY #1" by the FBI. The term actually originated as a scheme to publicly shame Al Capone (like he gave a fuck!!)
03:50
February 8, 2019
What is wind chill?
 Y'know how your weather app gives you the temperature outside but then warns you that it'll *feel like* a much colder temp, thus upping your risk of FROST BITE? Today we're debunking the ol' New England adage, "Don't fuck with the wind chill, fam."
04:53
February 8, 2019
My Favorite Failure
It's time for LMGT to go to the big podcast graveyard in the sky. In lieu of continuing with Listener Support for this podcast, support one of the many, many, many other deserving podcasts on Anchor. Don't worry, there's still a Swan Song yet to come and the archive will live on the internet eternally. And in my heart—and maybe yours.  ❤︎
12:36
February 6, 2019
Throwback: Measles is Back!
Epidemiologists use statistics to track outbreaks. One important value to know is the R₀ — for measles, it's 12-18. Ebola is like ~1.5 
05:34
February 3, 2019
Area Code: (321)
 Which county in the United States has area code 321? And why is that the case? 
01:48
February 3, 2019
Jenny Everywhere
 Who is "Jenny Everywhere" — and why is she everywhere? Also: hi to Richard Belzer!!
03:30
February 3, 2019
The Kentucky Meat Shower
 So, meat pieces fell from the sky in Kentucky once. 
05:17
February 3, 2019
Why are jeans blue?
Denim jeans don't start out blue, but science gets them there.
04:19
February 3, 2019
Silica Gel Packets
Those little silica gel packets are actually not toxic and don't work the way you think they do!
03:59
January 28, 2019
Nellie Bly Did MANY THINGS
In 1890, journalist Nellie Bly returned from her "around the world in LESS THAN 80 days" adventure. But you might remember her from her greatest hit: 10 Days in the Madhouse. 
18:33
January 25, 2019
"Supermoons"
If you're a cryptid now would be a great time to emerge from the woods and terrorize the locals. 
03:55
January 20, 2019
How Lifetime Warranties Work
A product's "lifetime warranty" refers to its expected lifetime — not yours. 
05:42
January 17, 2019
How do chip cards work?
Automated chip card technology has actually been around since the 1960s. Though many places are only getting the credit card readers *now*. 
04:35
January 13, 2019
Fast Radio Bursts
The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) telescope has detected the second-ever mystery space sounds known as "fast radio bursts" or FBRs. The sounds were first heard back in 2007 and have puzzled scientists ever since. But what *are* they? Or what could they be? 
03:54
January 11, 2019
Emily Post & The Rules of Etiquette
Emily Post divorced her philandering husband, kept his name, & became the queen of etiquette. (see: How to Best Serve Revenge).
14:42
January 7, 2019
Can peanut butter diagnose Alzheimer's?
It kind of sounds like a headline from The Onion, but the tasty & scientifically-sound hypothesis was tested by researchers several years ago.
08:09
January 3, 2019
Another year already?!
"The years start coming and they don't stop coming." — Aristotle 
12:58
December 31, 2018
Gifts vs. Presents 🎁
They're not the same thing but I'll gladly accept either.
03:13
December 26, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Drummers
Well, monkeys.
05:39
December 25, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Pipers
BAG PIPERS THAT IS
06:00
December 24, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Swans
Ok but like...swans are elegant and mean. 🦢
04:27
December 23, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Lords
Not leaping, just lording.
04:57
December 23, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Ladies Dancing
And centuries of institutionalized misogyny!
07:16
December 23, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Milkmaids
And infectious disease!
07:22
December 22, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Silly Goose
Okay, taking a little detour on this because fuck birds. Why do we call people a "silly goose?"
05:25
December 20, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Golden Rings
OK NO BIRDS TODAY. Also: wedding bands.
05:50
December 19, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Calling Birds
Well, I guess birds would have to call because they sure as hell can't text.
04:32
December 18, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: French hens
OH GOD MORE BIRBS I'M SO SORRY
04:11
December 17, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Turtle Doves
Oh look ... more birds.
04:44
December 16, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS: Partridges/Pear Trees
We've all been mishearing "pear trees" for like 10,000 years.
05:29
December 15, 2018
12 DAYS OF P❄DMAS!
Each day between now and December 25th we're unpacking a lyric to the 12 Days of Christmas! #MerryPodmas
06:51
December 14, 2018
Mrs. Röntgen's Skeleton Hand
#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."
06:24
December 10, 2018
Undecember
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.
04:37
December 7, 2018
The Man Cured of HIV
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.
10:52
December 1, 2018
Schrödinger's Cat
Happy Schrödinger's cat day! ✨🐈 Everyone's favorite quantum mechanics thought experiment that was basically trolling Einstein. 🧠
04:52
November 29, 2018
Does silver really disinfect itself?
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?
07:54
November 26, 2018
Black Friday's History of Violence
Here's why cops in Philadelphia in the 1960s started calling the day after Thansksgiving "Black Friday."
07:25
November 23, 2018
Scary Thanksgiving Parades
Thanksgiving is upon us and you know what that means: "ragamuffin parades" and a giant, expensive, inflatable Snoopy.
12:05
November 19, 2018
Is it Fall or Autumn? 🍁
Do you call this time of year FALL or AUTUMN? Here's why the season has 2 names.
03:50
November 16, 2018
The Life &Near-Deaths of Daredevil Kitty O'Neil
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."
13:36
November 14, 2018
What's the deal with seeing 11:11?
Why do we think it means something to catch the clock at exactly 11:11?
05:09
November 11, 2018
How Bigfoot Ruined a Man's Life
In 1967 two men shot what became the iconic Bigfoot "footage". It ruined one of their lives forever.
09:52
November 9, 2018
Doomsday Seed Vault
Svalbard is the world's arctic DOOMSDAY SEED VAULT in Norway.
06:05
November 7, 2018
Who is the Unicode Consortium?
The latest iOS update gave us new emojis so let's discuss the Emoji Illuminati aka the Unicode Consortium!
06:39
November 5, 2018
What really happened to Laika?
The true fate of the canine cosmonaut, who died on November 3rd, 1957, was kept from the public for decades.
08:43
November 3, 2018
Does Daylight Saving Actually Help?
Well, maybe.
01:22
November 2, 2018
Ghost Stories
As long as humans have been living we’ve been dying. And as long as we’ve been confronting our mortality, we’ve been asking: what happens when we die? Part of that is telling ghost stories. Here's one of mine.
10:02
October 30, 2018
A Brief History of IHOP (IHOB?)
Here's a ROOTY TOOTY FRESH 'N FRUITY® history of IHOB — the eatery formerly known, and forever in my heart known, as IHOP.
06:28
October 24, 2018
How The Flu Kills You
SPOILER: You don't technically die from the flu. ⚰️😷
11:26
October 19, 2018
Can robots get depressed?
Using AI to model human brain processes could help us better understand conditions like depression — but does that mean robots can get depressed? And if they can't. . .should we program them to? For SCIENCE?
05:15
October 17, 2018
The Butcher of Paris
Marcel Petiot is one of history's most prolific serial killers. You've probably never heard of him — and after today's episode, you'll wish you never had.
11:30
October 15, 2018
The Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator
The MBTI personality test wasn't designed to measure  aptitude — it actually measures *preference.* You might *prefer* introversion to experience the world, but that doesn't mean you're *incapable* or *lacking* extraverted qualities.
15:15
October 12, 2018
The Woman Who Died for Chemistry
Karen Wetterhahn's untimely death in the 1990s gave science invaluable insight into mercury poisoning.
08:18
October 11, 2018
”We are all deserving of traveling mercies.”
An update on. . .things. ❤︎ Instagram: @letmegooglethat/@abbymnorman Twitter: @letmeglglthat/@abbymnorman GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/love-for-abby-norman-amp-whimsy
15:14
October 6, 2018
Sputnik in Wisconsin
In 1962 a hunk of Russian space junk landed in the middle of a street in Wisconsin. What was the U.S. to do? This was Cold War-era Space Race time, so they weren't gonna call up the Soviet Union like: "It's 10 PM do you know where your Sputnik is?"
09:19
October 5, 2018
A Brief History of the Nobel Prize
Why do we award them? And what about that time some medals were hidden from the Nazis in an acid bath?
08:19
October 1, 2018
The Stanford Prison Experiment
You'll find the Stanford Prison Experiment in any Psych 101 textbook — but don't believe everything you're taught.
22:13
September 30, 2018
What do you say when someone sneezes?
Whatever the reason for ya sneezin' (which may or may not sound like "AH-CHOO") there are also many ways to respond when someone sneezes: "bless you," "Gesundheit," or "SORRY" (in case it's not ragweed, but rather, a sign of your impending death)
06:29
September 28, 2018
The Milwaukee Protocol
Did an experimental treatment really save a teenage girl from rabies - or was it just a coincidence?
06:31
September 28, 2018
The Year Without a Summer
The summer of 1816 was known as the Year Without a Summer in the northeast U.S. because even though it would be ~95°F during the day, at night temperatures dropped so low that Maine got A FOOT OF SNOW IN JUNE.
03:23
September 27, 2018
Can donor hearts transplant memories?
In 1988 Claire Sylvia received New England's first heart-lung transplant. And the personality of the teenage boy whose heart she got.
15:33
September 25, 2018
Indelible Pencils
"Indelible pencils" or copying pencils were popular for a time in the 1870s because they made it possible to easily make copies of handwritten documents. Which would have been great — except they turned out to be poisonous.
05:24
September 23, 2018
Defeating Hackers With a Wall of Lava Lamps
A company in California has devised truly random encryption for cybersecurity using. . .Lava Lamps.
07:31
September 21, 2018
An Itsy-Bitsy History of the Bikini
The first bikini debuted in 1946 — just a few days after the U.S. had begun testing the atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll, for which the suit had been named. How's that for ~SEO strategy?
13:05
September 19, 2018
Ben Franklin's Sky Electricity
Ben Franklin's famous kite experiment took place sometime between June 10th - 15th, 1752. But you probably learned many misconceptions about it in school: 1. Franklin didn't discover electricity. 2. His kite did not get struck by lightning.
09:26
September 17, 2018
Why do dogs sniff each other's butts?
The unique scent each dog leaves behind (heh) is sort of like a Tinder bio: it conveys to other dogs in the neighborhood how old they are, what their emotional state is, and whether or not they're DTF.
05:50
September 15, 2018
Heat Lightning: Not Real
ヽHEAT`、`LIGHTNINGヽ`ヽヽ IS ヽヽFAKEヽ`ヽ`、`NEWSヽ`
02:39
September 13, 2018
A Cool History of Popsicles®
Since we spent all summer seeing that same sponsored post by Popsicle® in our feeds, here's the history of the "frozen confection of attractive appearance" which was *accidentally* invented by an 11-year-old boy in 1905.
08:40
September 11, 2018
Sexy Moths
Put on some slow, sexy, saxophone riffs and leave your porch light on tonight to help Hot Single Poplar Hawk Moths in your area get it on. It's literally their reason for living. #TagUrMothPorn
05:47
September 9, 2018
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Throwback to the episode we did about Jocelyn Bell Burnell who has AT LONG LAST finally been rewarded for her incredible contributions to science. In true GOAT fashion she's donating the money she's been awarded to a fund to help prevent men from taking credit for their female colleagues' discoveries...
07:07
September 7, 2018
Statelessness
Technically, you can turn in your social security card and renounce your U.S. citizenship just because you want to (but maybe don't).
05:03
September 6, 2018
A Brief History of 7-Elevens
(This is, obviously, a throwback to 7/11) If there's not one in your neighborhood, just wait: it's said that a new store opens somewhere in the world every 2 hours. While you wait, grab a Slurpee and listen to today's episode.
09:35
September 5, 2018
The Pinnacles
LISTENER CALL-IN! How were the weird and beautiful Pinnacles of the Western Australian desert formed?
05:19
September 4, 2018
A Brief History of Social Media
From BBS chatrooms and Compuserv to Geocities, AOL, and Myspace — when it comes to social media, how did we get to. . .whatever it is we're doing now?
11:02
September 3, 2018
SHAPESHIFTING RIVER DOLPHINS
Am I the only person who didn't know there are DOLPHINS in the Amazon River?
02:46
September 2, 2018
Sweden's Spooky Ghost Train
Legend has it that once you board Stockholm's "Silver Arrow" you're doomed to ride it for eternity – and not due to train traffic up ahead or a track fire BUT BECAUSE IT'S A ˢᵖᵒᴼᵒᴼᵒᵏʸ GHOST TRAIN!
08:34
September 1, 2018
Living Wills
According to a 2016 study, even though we've been promoting advance directives & living wills for over 50 years, only about a third of U.S. adults have one.
08:37
August 31, 2018
The Basel Papyrus
The mysterious Basel Papyrus contain 2,000 year old medical writings & the earliest known private letters between Christians. Incidentally, those letters also appear to include the earliest known review of fish sauce.
05:47
August 30, 2018
Asymmetric Insight
Thanks to a cognitive bias known as asymmetric insight, we tend to think we know other people better than they know us — or even that we know other people better than they know themselves.
11:30
August 29, 2018
Ball Lightning
Turns out my best friend Rebecca is one of the ~5 % of people on Earth who have witnessed the phenomenon of BALL LIGHTING. Naturally I made her tell me all about it – and she even made a gif!
12:34
August 29, 2018
The Lost Franklin Expedition
AKA: The true story behind AMC's "The Terror."
16:54
August 28, 2018
The Internet's First Photo
There's so much to love about Les Horribles Cernettes 1. A doo-wop parody girl group of CERN scientists 2. Songs had titles like "Collider" and "Daddy's Lab" 3. In 1992 this promo photo became the first pic uploaded to the internet.
09:30
August 27, 2018
The Dog Who Got Life in Prison for Murder
In the 1920s, "Pep" was sent to the Eastern State Penitentiary. He even got a mug shot taken. But his life sentence was actually not what the media made it seem.
02:24
August 26, 2018
How Treason Works
What's happened (or is happening or might happen) between Trump & Putin, between the U.S. & Russia, is unethical, illegal, and unprecedented — but here's the reason it's *not* treason.
11:35
August 26, 2018
Santamartamys rufodorsalis
In 2011 researchers snapped these photos of a red-crested tree rat — which was pretty impressive considering the critter is EXTINCT. Now reclassified as critically endangered, we've only ever seen ~3. The last sighting was over a century ago.
06:10
August 25, 2018
The *Real* First Photo of Earth From the Moon
It wasn't Apollo 17's famous "Blue Marble" photo. Nor was the awe-inspiring "earthrise" shot taken by the Apollo 8 crew. No, our first glimpse of Earth from lunar orbit came on August 23rd, 1966 when NASA decided to risk their Moon-mapping mission to have Lunar Orbiter 1 crane its camera's lens away from the lunar surface to take a few photos of us instead.
08:44
August 23, 2018
How Master Keys Work
"Master keys" are actually part of a much larger hierarchal system of keying. Master keys can be "Grand" or "Great Grand" (like grandpas) depending on how many lower key systems they can unlock.
12:02
August 23, 2018
Is sunscreen killing coral reefs?
Yes, Hawaii wants to ban some sunscreens that are hurting coral reefs. No, that does not mean you should stop wearing sunscreen. Humans, coral — we're all just trying to live through this goddamn summer, OK?
08:25
August 22, 2018
A Brief History of Car Washes
Automated car washes are ubiquitous today but it wasn't long ago that so-called "car washes" were known simply as: YOUR BARE HANDS. Here's a brief history of how we mechanized the process.
09:14
August 21, 2018
Where do we go from here? (And can we bring Peri Gilpin?)
No, we aren't becoming a Peri Gilpin fan podcast...because there already IS one and it's SUPREME and you should go listen to it right now https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/two-degrees-of-peri-gilpin/id1361303490?mt=2 and be sure to follow the hilarious duo that hosts, Kendra & Ken!
07:02
August 21, 2018
The Poet Bandit
In the wild west a "gentleman bandit" named Charles Boles was known for being polite, robbing stagecoaches on foot instead of horseback, never shooting a gun, rockin' a dapper aesthetic & the poems he left behind.
12:08
August 20, 2018
The Roswell Incident 🛸
Whether you believe it was aliens or not, the story of the Roswell incident (which began 71 years ago this summer) is a great example of how traditional folk narratives develop.
18:00
August 19, 2018
Can you smoke a cigarette in space?
Is it fact or an .·:urban space legend:·. that you can't be an astronaut if you've ever smoked menthol cigarettes because it'll make your lungs explode? (Gif by our friend http://dissent.is on Instagram!)
08:29
August 18, 2018
Margarita Burns
Squeezing limes for margaritas? Beware phytophotodermatitis ("margarita burn"). Lime juice contains phytochemicals that make your skin hypersensitive to the sun's UV rays and have been known to cause second-degree burns.
08:40
August 17, 2018
Wobbegongs
Wobbegong sharks ("wobbies") are also known as carpet sharks because they literally just chill on the ocean floor like a rug. A rug with an extremely powerful jaw, lurking in the shadows . . . waiting.
06:36
August 16, 2018
The WOW! Signal
On August 15th, 1977 the WOW! Signal was heard by the Big Ear radio telescope at Ohio State University. . .aaaand everyone thought it was aliens.
03:39
August 15, 2018
Heat Exhaustion v. Heat Stroke ☀️
Hey, it's fucking hot outside!! Heat-related illness can kill you. Or your kid. Or your pet. Or other mammals you know and love!!! On today's ep we're talking about heat exhaustion v. heat stroke — and what to do if it happens to you!
17:12
August 14, 2018
How paper mills work
For centuries "paper mills" didn't describe enormous factories of mechanized paper production: rather, "mills" were groups of skilled workers sitting around crafting single sheets by hand.
14:43
August 14, 2018
The Shroud of Turin
Some say the stained piece of linen is the burial cloth of Jesus, but even the modern science hasn't been able to definitively prove (or disprove) the shroud's story. And no, NASA didn't investigate it. Here's what really happened.
11:32
August 13, 2018
Computers before computers with guest host Jonathan Blade
Guest host Johnathan Blade is diving deep into "computers before computers." Find him on YouTube Johnathanblade1 where he makes videos about “commercial tech-related content and film reviews, with a focus on mostly mobile editing.”
04:36
August 12, 2018
Point(ing) of Interest with guest host Chris Thrasher
Ever wondered why we point at things? Or how dogs *know* we're pointing at a thing? Guest host Chris Thrasher has answers.
05:17
August 12, 2018
Death by Watermelon with guest host Lydia Sigwarth
Guest host Lydia Sigwarth is going to tell you about some of the most morbidly fascinating (ha — see what we did there?) deaths in history. SPOILER ALTER: Watermelons appear more than once.
06:55
August 12, 2018
Catatumbo Lightning with guest host Pedro Graterol
Guest host Pedo Graterol is going to tell you about one of the coolest and strangest phenomena of his home country, Venezuela: Catatumbo lightning!
04:58
August 12, 2018
Jupiter's Weird New Moons with guest host Chelsea Gohd
Guest host Chelsea Gohd (aka Foxanne) explains everything you wanted to know about Jupiter's weird AF new (to us, anyway) moons. Also, be sure to check out her EP & catch her on tour!
07:03
August 12, 2018
Cervical Mucus with guest host Amanda Laird
Guest host Amanda Laird of the Heavy Flow Podcast made sure to include this image from “Taking Charge of Your Fertility” along with today’s a-rousing episode!
06:16
August 12, 2018
THE CRY CLOSET with guest hosts The RDR Show
Today’s guest hosts Keven & Jofre of the Rant Debate and Repeat Show (The RDR Show on Anchor) are discussing Utah University's "cry closet" which you may not have realized is A THING THAT HAPPENED.
08:28
August 12, 2018
The Dewey Decimal System with guest host Lily Jenness
Guest host Lily Jenness, a librarian-in-training, artist, and writer from southern Indiana is here to tell you all about the clusterfuck that is the Dewey Decimal System!
06:14
August 12, 2018
What is "Ki?" with guest host Jacquard Isaiah Wyze
Guest host Jacquard Isaiah Wyze @OmegaOneYT is explaining the life force known as Ki. No, not “chi” — and if you remember Dragon Ball Z you already know this!
04:16
August 12, 2018
Guest episode: Moxie LaBouche from This Is Your Brain on Facts
Explore a wealth of fun facts with guest host is Moxie LaBouche, former burlesque dancer who turned her creative powers toward podcasting as a way to vent the wealth of useless information that clogs up her brain, which she does on her podcast: This Is Your Brain on Facts!
04:18
August 12, 2018
HAVE SOME NATURE
A few quick updates, a listener question about podcast editing, and some nature ASMR lololol
08:22
August 12, 2018
Mental Health, Maine, & Mastication
The podcast equivalent of a vlog? Wherein I talk about my desperate need to chew, why I live in Maine, and how “getting through the day” turns into living your life.
17:15
August 12, 2018
Riding Armadillos
. . .and more of the happiest/weirdest facts I know!
06:36
August 12, 2018
How Couponing Works
Ever wondered how coupons work? The whole cycle — from when you hand your $1 coupon to the cashier to when the store gets reimbursed by the manufacturer — takes about a month. So what happens to that little piece of paper?
11:06
August 12, 2018
Where is everything!?
Yes, all the old episodes are gone. But they’ll be back! Please stick with me - and now would be a great time to support the show because I need help!!
05:17
August 11, 2018
Perseids ☄️
If you happen to catch the #perseidmeteorshower this weekend you have a specific and vaguely terrifying comet to thank!
03:35
August 11, 2018
Freelancing (and why I'm difficult)
So, uh, we're experiencing some *technical difficulties* by which I mean that I am *technically difficult*
06:19
August 10, 2018
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