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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 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 worth more than gold

13:23 Gratitude

15:14 Baseball-rubbing

20:29 Tough Mudder

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