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Your Brain on Facts

Things you never knew and a few things you thought you did know.  Imagine a Venn diagram where the podcasts Lore and Good Job, Brain! overlap with the YouTube channel Today I Found Out and the countdown episodes on CineFix - that's Your Brain On Facts!

Oct 16, 2018

There are some musicians that leave an enduring legacy through long and storied careers, like the Rolling Stones, who formed in 1962 and swear 2018 for be their final year touring, for real this time. There are actors who are iconic because they have been on our TV’s or the silver screen for decades, like Sean...


Oct 9, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept 15 to Oct 15.  Join us in celebrating cultural touchstones and famous people, as well as learning things like the distinction between Latino and Hispanic.

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Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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Oct 2, 2018

Will Shel Silverstein turn your kids into cannibals? Is a baby penguin spreading the "gay agenda"?  We look at children, young adult, and LGBTQ books challenged or banned for silly reasons.

 

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Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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Sep 25, 2018

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries.  Learn why parents objected to such diverse classics as I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and Ender's Game...


Sep 18, 2018

Goats are the internet’s second favorite animal, a ruminant quadruped that gives us milk, meat, fiber, and hilarious videos.  Legend has it they also discovered the Dead Sea Scrolls, cataract surgery, and coffee. They can climb seemingly impossible heights and escape every kind of fence mankind has invented.  They...