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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!

Jan 21, 2020

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While history is full of stolen ideas and missed opportunities, hear why some inventors *chose* not to profit from their ideas.

02:17 friction matches

04:56 polio vaccines

08:42 McNuggets

13:32 gratitude

15:35 LEDs

19:16 ballpoints

23:15 WWW

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Music by Kevin MacLeod , Audionautix, Jeremy Blake, and TrackTribe.

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Reach out and touch Moxie on FBTwit, the 'Gram or email.  You can also leave a question or fact of your own on my voicemail at 804-404-2669.