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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!

May 25, 2021

While the world goes mad for dogecoin and NFTs, we look at four times when a suddenly popular commodity drove an economic boom and bust, from tulips to trains, in the XL episode.

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Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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May 18, 2021

As voted on by our Patreon, today we look at hostile architecture and guerilla gardening.

Guest quote readers: Jason from Memester of the Week, Dustin from Sandman Stories Presents, Najee from Weekly Cooldown, and Chris from This Week Today.  

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May 11, 2021

Updates on the Guinness world record and current troubles for some podcast listeners.

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...


May 4, 2021

What do PT Barnum's performer General Tom Thumb, Elvis's manager Colonel Tom Park, and wrestler turned cartoon character Sargent Slaughter have in common?

00:53 General Tom Thumb

08:58 Colonel Tom Parker

25:34 Sargent Slaughter

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Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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