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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 23, 2019

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You know Dasher and Dancer, Prancer and Vixen, but did you know this song, and the poem it was based on, were both written by Jews?  You won't believe how many classic Christmas songs were!

00:50 Why this topic?

02:31 A sample of examples 

06:00 Irving Berlin and White Christmas

10:21 Heatwave songs

11:57 Xmas protest tune

13:41 Robert May and Rudolph

23:27 Gratitude

25:08 But why?

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Music by Kevin MacLeod 

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