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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!

Oct 13, 2021

Twins, synchronicity, science, anomalies, and dark mysteries.


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Music by Kevin MacLeod 

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In 1940, a pair of twin boys, only three weeks old, were put up for adoption in Ohio.  Separate families adopted each...


Oct 6, 2021

From Irish selkies to Japanese kitsune, from Navajo skin-walkers to Ethiopian werehyenas, there doesn't seem to be a culture in the world that doesn't have at least one shape-shifter in its folklore or mythology.

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Sep 28, 2021

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries.  Learn why parents objected to such diverse classics as I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and Ender's Game...


Sep 22, 2021

For every Star Wars, there's a hundred middling films and outright flops. Plus, hear about movie so unlucky, they may actually have been cursed, in a sample of the Your Brain On Facts audiobook.

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Aug 24, 2021

The devil is in the details.  This week, we look at how missing or inserted commas, forsaken hyphens, and flat-out typos have led to expensive chaos.

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