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What the Heck with Jono and Bec! A podcast for the curious.

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

What the Heck with Jono and Bec! A podcast for the curious.

    The Dyatlov Pass Incident

    The Dyatlov Pass Incident

    Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Komsomol 

    https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2020/02/russia-dyatlov-pass-conspiracy-theory/605863/

    https://earthsky.org/human-world/dyatlov-pass-incident-mystery-solved-slab-avalanche

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Secondary School Psychology

    Secondary School Psychology

    It’s a first for the pod this week as we have a guest! We welcome the psychology queen herself Caitlin K to the pod. Caitlin is a secondary school psychology and English teacher, who happens to be Jono’s wife and Bec's best friend. We learn about sleep facts, eyewitness testimony and other fun topics. Bout time someone on the pod knew what they were talking about! Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Robbed: women who didn’t get their credit

    Robbed: women who didn’t get their credit

    This week's topic is one that's close to most womens hearts: men taking credit for your work. We look at artists, inventors and scientists who you might not have heard of because some bloke made a whole song and dance about themselves instead.

    Sources:

    https://www.motherjones.com/media/2017/03/men-taking-credit-women-history/

    Twitter thread by @Lironsie on @the_female_lead

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matilda_effect https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/articles/the-women-behind-the-creative-work-men-took-all-the-credit-for/ https://www.bustle.com/p/9-times-men-were-given-credit-for-womens-historic-accomplishments-41120  

    Wikipedia.com

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Pro Wrestling

    Pro Wrestling

    It’s still real to us! This week Jono shares his vast (and probably useless) knowledge of the world of Pro Wrestling. We talk origins, mega stars, insider terms and we bond over our love of Jeff Hardy & John Cena. An ep for all ages.
    Resources:
    https://bleacherreport.com/articles/536955-marking-out-what-the-hell-is-that-a-list-of-pro-wrestling-terms
    https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/how-did-wwe-become-a-most-valuable-sports-brand-a-most-innovative-company-by-betting-on-and-disrupting-itself.html
    Wikipedia

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Aussie Inventions

    Aussie Inventions

    In another episode brought to you by “Rebecca Barely Explains Basic Concepts”, we dive into Australian history to discover our contributions to the global inventing community (we imagine that that community exists and it’s some cool secret club!).

    Sources:

    https://www.weekendnotes.com/60-great-australian-inventions/

    https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/history-culture/2010/06/australian-inventions-that-changed-the-world/

    https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/features/features-articles/plus-one-design-ideas-the-aircraft-slide-raft#

    Wikipedia

    • 48 min
    Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment

    We dive into the world of crime & punishment on this weeks ep. It got a little serious at points, but you know crime is serious guys! We discuss the most dangerous & safest countries in the world, weird laws from around the globe and we discuss some “what the heck” worth sentences that have been handed down to some crims.

    And to top it all off, we talk about capitol punishment; oh boy its a big one!

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Danoool ,

Great content

Listening to these two chat is like a warm hug from your two best mates. Always funny and always comforting.

caitlindwiles ,

5 stars!

Absolutely a joy to listen to - it’s like my two best friends are having a chat for me to listen to. A+++ would recommend.

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