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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!

Jun 30, 2020

00:50 History of the world

03:20 Hanging gardens of Babylon

05:48 Chinampas, by Nooks and Crannies

1:35 Victory gardens

19:03 Gardening while black

24:00 Cool examples

27:20 In space

Music by Kevin MacLeod  and Audionautix

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Jun 23, 2020

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Hundreds dead, thousands homeless, entire communities wiped out, yet most of us have never heard of what happened in Rosewood 1923, Tulsa 1921, or Chicago 1919.

02:50 Rosewood

10:23 Tulsa

19:00 The Conspirators podcast

23:10 Chicago

Music by Kevin MacLeod  

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Jun 16, 2020

The YBOF book is out today!

We're under attack by a virus, but what about all the microorganisms that make our food yummy, keep our bodies healthy, and help us reverse our damage to the planet?

01:35 Microbiome

07:00 Lacto-fermentation

10:45 Everything I Learned From Movies

13:50 Koalas and mosquitoes

19:45 Plastic and...

Jun 9, 2020

Since colonial times, African-Americans have fought in America‚Äôs wars.  Black soldiers have put their lives on the line for a country that for centuries has enslaved, segregated, and discriminated against them.  Until the Korean War, blacks served in segregated units under racist leadership and were often relegated to...

Jun 3, 2020

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Sometimes you wanna go where nobody knows your name...because there's nobody there.  But why?

01:00 Motivations

05:26 Christian hermits

Guest: Pontifacts

14:25 Ornamental hermits

19:35 Unboxing Day!

20:20 Science hermit

25:28 The North Pond Hermit