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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!

Jul 27, 2021

It's been quite a while since we got a review for the YBOF book.  Can you take a sec and let us know what you thought?

"Everybody complains about the weather, but no one does anything about it." - Charles Dudley Warren

Except, sometimes, people do.  Or at least they try.  This week, we look at weather manipulation,...


Jul 20, 2021

It's been quite a while since we got a review for the YBOF book.  Can you take a sec and let us know what you thought?

People have been using animals, making war, and using animals to make war for a long time now. Think Hannibal’s elephants, Roman war horses, k9 units in Vietnam.

But for every example of animals being...


Jul 13, 2021

It's another one of those episodes where I take a seemingly mundane topic and splash around in its unappreciated awesomeness.  This time -- trees!

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Reach out and touch Moxie on FBTwit, the 'Gram or email. 

Music by David Fesliyan and 


Jul 6, 2021

This week, YBOF is going true crime as we look at a pitiless poisoning, a terroristic tampering, and some killer coffee.

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Reach out and touch Moxie on FBTwit, the 'Gram or email. 

Music by David Fesliyan and


Jun 29, 2021

Smoke the tires with me today as we take on a trio of patronymic car creators and their pride & joy projects that failed spectacularly.

*Yes, I know "VIN number" is redundant.  Naming episodes can be trickier than you'd think.