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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!

Mar 26, 2019

When you think of world-saving heroes, you think Superman, Captain America, Randy Quaid in Independence Day.

But there are real life people who have saved thousands, even millions of lives within living memory, and you’ve probably never even heard their names.

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Music by Kevin MacLeod

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Mar 19, 2019

From Twinkies and PMS to sleepwalking and The Matrix, we look at brilliantly bizarre legal strategies people have tried and sometimes even succeeded with.

Mentioned: Abused Goddess photo campaign

Music by Kevin MacLeod

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Mar 12, 2019

From military dolphins to railroad monkeys, hear about some of the more surprising jobs that our cousins in the animal kingdom can do.

Music by Kevin MacLeod

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Mar 5, 2019

Welcome to the third installment of our infrequent series: We Can’t Have Nice Things.  This time, we’re looking at people who, through ignorance or malice ruins something not theirs -- vandals.  Their motives range from greed, to anger, to unchecked egomania. Some get caught, while others get away to screw things up...