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The World of Momus Podcast

The World of Momus Podcast

By Momus Najmi
Interesting facts and stories from history and various mythologies, mixed in with my random thoughts and philosophy of life - anything that comes from my mind to yours.

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Three poems from Mumblings of a Fool (Bonus Episodes)

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#3 The need for a bit of introspect (Random Thoughts)
The World of Momus is a combination of two podcasts, History & Myth and Random Thoughts. Over here you will find, interesting facts and stories from history and various mythologies, mixed in with my random thoughts and philosophy of life - anything that comes from my mind to yours.   Find out more:   Website: https://www.momusnajmi.net
08:51
October 21, 2021
#2 My Feelings about 9/11 (Random Thoughts)
My thoughts on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attack.  Originally recorded and released on YouTube, a week after 9th September 2021.  https://www.momusnajmi.net
17:43
October 12, 2021
#1 Mornings (Random Thoughts)
This is the first episode of the Random Thoughts. The episodes for this section will be numbered differently to distinguish them from the normal History and Myth episodes.  Find out more:  https://www.momusnajmi.net
08:09
October 8, 2021
Ep6. Roller Coaster Ride (the lost episode)
This is a lost episode, missed out of the sequence, about the history and story of roller coasters with interesting facts and famous coasters from around the world. Sources:  https://rollercoastermuseum.org https://www.britannica.com/topic/roller-coaster https://science.howstuffworks.com/engineering/structural/roller-coaster1.htm https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/design/a22687390/history-of-roller-coasters/ https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/amusement-parks/worlds-scariest-roller-coasters
23:47
October 4, 2021
Ep11. The Lost City of Atlantis
Was there any city like Atlantis, did Atlantis actually exist?  Resources:  Timeaus and Critias by Plato Plato on Atlantis – Voices of the Past on Youtube Lost City of Atlantis – Naked Science Documentary Legend of Atlantis – Drain the Oceans – National Geographic www.documentarytube.com www.nationalgeographic.com www.discovermagazine.com www.thoughtco.com www.livescience.com www.history.com
18:11
September 6, 2021
Three poems from Mumblings of a Fool (Bonus Episodes)
This is a bonus episode, where I read 3 poems from my poetry collection, 'Mumblings of a Fool'.  This collection is available on amazon, as ebook or paperback and it is also available on Kindle Unlimited.  1. Cowards who fight 2. Living in an abyss of discontent 3. To War and Destruction 
07:45
August 13, 2021
Ep9. WWI (Brief summary & Interesting facts)
In this episode, I give a brief chronological summary of the first world war and then 40 interesting facts. I also read In Flanders Fields by John McCrae.
36:06
August 12, 2021
Ep8. Felis Catus - How cats became our purrfect companions
An introduction to feline species, the story of their domestication and some interesting facts - about our purrfect, furry companions.  Sources:  Britannica, National Geographic, Mental Floss The Carnivores by R.F Emer Big Cat Genomics, research paper by Stephen J O'Brien and Warren E. Johnson How the leopard got its spots by Lars Wordelin and Lennart Olsson
22:22
July 28, 2021
Ep7. Moirai - The Goddesses of Fate
Moirai (Pronounced Moy-rye in English or Mee-reh in Greek) were the 3 sisters and goddesses of fate according to Hesiod.  This episode gives a bit of overview about them and their disputed origins.   
14:03
July 18, 2021
Three of Aesop's Fables (Bonus Episode)
This is a bonus episode with 3 of Aesop's Fables:  1. The Bear and The two Travelers 2. The Father, his sons and the bundle of sticks 3. The Fox and the Grapes
10:26
July 9, 2021
Ep5. Early story of Radio & Marconi
This is a brief history of events leading up to the creation of radio and Marconi, with some other interesting facts.
21:27
June 30, 2021
Ep4. The Story of Ramen
The origins of Ramen, different styles of Ramen and other interesting facts. Sources:  Barak Kushner -Slurp! A Social and Culinary History of Ramen  George Solt - The Untold History of Ramen: How Politicial Crisis in Japan Spawned a Global Food Craze  Eric Rath - Japan’s Cuisines: Food, Place and Identity
18:60
June 24, 2021
Ep3. The Legend of Loch Ness Monster
A brief story with some interesting facts about the Loch Ness Monster or Nessie.  Sources used: The Scotsman, Live Science, Sky History, BBC, Britannica and other anonymous sources. 
17:10
June 21, 2021
Ep2. The Story of Sandwich
The Story of Sandwich - from one slice of bread to the other with a whole lot in between.  Visit: https://www.momusnajmi.net
12:40
June 16, 2021
Ep1. The History of Early Britain
Early Britain - From Stone Age to Norman Conquest Linked to https://momusnajmi.net/2021/06/14/early-britain/
13:44
June 14, 2021
June 13, 2021
00:39
June 13, 2021