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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!

Apr 30, 2019

There is something in modern man that makes him look at society and say “I could do this better, but smaller, and over there.”  What does it take to build a utopia?  No one knows yet, because they've all failed.

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Apr 23, 2019

This topic came from our monthly Patreon topic poll.  It didn't win, but a patron was curious how I would make this topic interesting.

What do you know about Finland? ... That's what I thought!  So sit back, close your eyes (unless you're driving) and fill your brain with fine Finnish facts.

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Apr 16, 2019

(Thanks to special guests Sophia and Matryoshka for jingling their collars in range of the mic.)

The havoc that human beings (and a cat named Tibbles) can wreak on native birds, in an episode that wasn't supposed to be all-bird, but here we are.

Podcast partner: The Short Stories of Augie Peterson

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Apr 9, 2019

Follow the stories of five people (an outlaw, a murderess, a nightclub dancer, a natural wonder, and a first lady) who covered a lot of ground... after they died.

Mentioned: Marie O'Day's Palace Car

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Apr 2, 2019

Voice acting is so much more than just cartoons; it’s documentary narration, GPS voices, smart speakers, and so much more. And if you can get in good, your career will be legendary, even if no one knows your name or what you look like.

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Music by Kevin MacLeod

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