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If you’ve ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

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  • Short Stuff: Chastity Belts
    Were chastity belts real? Sort of. But not in the way you might think. Tune in to hear the real story. Learn more about your ad-choices at Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-23
  • The Mystery of Damascus Steel
    Damascus steel and the recipe behind it remained a mystery for many years. But it turns out the key was a bygone ingredient. Listen in to this medieval mystery to... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-22
  • Selects: Operation Mincemeat: How A Corpse Fooled the Nazis
    In World War II, a secret department of British ‘corkscrew thinkers’ hatched a plan to use the cadaver of an unclaimed homeless man to turn the tide of the war... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-19
  • How Venus Works
    Venus is so hot lead would melt on the planet’s surface. It spins backwards. Its year is shorter than its day. Venus is amazingly awesome.  Learn more about your ad-choices... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-17
  • Short Stuff: Mojave Megaphone
    What is the Mojave Megaphone? Well, nobody really knows. Listen in today to learn about this desert mystery. Learn more about your ad-choices at Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-16
  • Seven - No, Wait, Five - Mysteries of the Art World
    When you get a bunch of artistic types together into a community – aka, the art world – some intrigue and mystery are bound to arise. Listen in as Chuck... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-15
  • Selects: How Sea Monsters Work
    Legends of sea monsters are as old as humanity, and some ancient cultures even credited them with creating the universe. Learn more about humanity's attachment to seeing monsters in the... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-12
  • POGs: The 90s in a Bottle Cap
    Today, Chuck and Josh go down a 90s rabbit hole with another in their classic toy series. This time, they tackle the odd sensation that was POGs. Learn more about... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-10