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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!

Feb 26, 2019

Since colonial times, African-Americans have fought in America’s wars.  Black soldiers have put their lives on the line for a country that for centuries has enslaved, segregated, and discriminated against them.  Until the Korean War, blacks served in segregated units under racist leadership and were often relegated to...


Feb 19, 2019

The human body can be a frail and fragile thing; we can be taken out by a small clump of our own cells. Then there are some bodies that seem to be made out of pure testicular fortitude.

 

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Feb 12, 2019

We've all been through bad break-ups, but we should count ourselves lucky we were exiles, imprisoned or beheaded.

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Feb 5, 2019

From using a train in a car race to marathon doping with deadly poison, there's far more excitement in racing than simply declaring a winner.

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Feb 5, 2019

In the third installment of our sometimes-series We Can't Have Nice Things, we get back to basics and look at brazen acts of vandalism on natural wonders, works of art, and more.

 

Music by Kevin MacLeod

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