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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!

Jan 28, 2020

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The greatest hits of broadcast signal hijacking.

Cold War era

Southern Television (video)

Zombies (video)

Naughty fun

Gratitude

Max Headroom (video)

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Music by Kevin MacLeod

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Jan 21, 2020

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While history is full of stolen ideas and missed opportunities, hear why some inventors *chose* not to profit from their ideas.

02:17 friction matches

04:56 polio vaccines

08:42 McNuggets

13:32 gratitude

15:35 LEDs

19:16 ballpoints

23:15 WWW

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Jan 14, 2020

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As voted on by our Patreon patrons, today we're talking about mud.  This ubiquitous combination of water and dirt is useful to science, employed in health and beauty, a little-known component of professional sports, and even eaten. 

02:22 Haitian mud cookies

06:31 Southern white dirt

10:22 Mud...


Jan 7, 2020

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Music by Kevin MacLeod and Audionautix.

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