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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!

Dec 17, 2019

You've probably heard about the Austrian Christmas demon Krampus, but what about Befana, the Italian Christmas witch?  In what country do you need reservations for Xmas dinner at KFC?  Where do people wish you happy holidays with a specific request for presents?

01:22 Christmas as a holiday

03:00 Holiday Punishers 

05:32 Gryla and Sons 

10:25 TV yule log 

16:19 First we feast! and African traditions

21:18 Christmas in China

24:40  The other yule log

25:42  Yule Goat

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Music by Kevin MacLeod 

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