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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!

Nov 26, 2019

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One man's holiday feast is another man's traumatic experience.  With special guests Where Does It Go?

Kiviaq

Hakarl

Cheating for meat

Molded salads

Catepillar mushroom

Cazu marzu

Balut

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Music by Kevin MacLeod 

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Nov 20, 2019

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2:00 Car-makers and Big Oil killed electric street cars

05:00 The feds are watching me!

13:45 Mind control

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Nov 12, 2019

Flashing back to a two-parter on heroic animals, innovations from the field, and noteworthy bad-asses.

Topics include a pigeon who saved hundreds of lives, a crossbow for grenades and Jack Churchill, who went into WWI with a claymore and bagpipes, despite not being Scottish.

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Nov 5, 2019

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What could be more wholesome than reading a book or riding your bike?  It depends on who you ask.  Many things that are commonplace today were the cause of moral panics, people believing they would bring about the downfall of society.

2:35 waltz, Charleston, turkey trot

9:17 bicycles 

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