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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

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    • 4.3 • 785 Ratings

Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

    Listener Mail: When Twilight Falls On NGC 891

    Listener Mail: When Twilight Falls On NGC 891

    Once more, it's time for a weekly dose of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and Weirdhouse Cinema listener mail...
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    • 26 min
    From the Vault: A Game of Telephone, Part 2

    From the Vault: A Game of Telephone, Part 2

    In this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss the so-called “telephone game,” in which a whispered message travels through a chain of individuals and is eventually announced again in an altered form. What does this game reveal about communication and what else can we learn from it? (part 2 of 2, originally published 05/04/2023)
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    • 39 min
    Weirdhouse Cinema: House (1977)

    Weirdhouse Cinema: House (1977)

    In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe discuss one of the towering monoliths of Japanese weird cinema: Nobuhiko Obayashi’s “House” AKA “Hausu.”
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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Meteoric Metal and Alien Iron, Part 3

    Meteoric Metal and Alien Iron, Part 3

    Before the dawn of the iron age, ancient humans had but one source of workable iron for their artifacts and weapons: meteorites. In this very-metal episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss various examples of meteoric metal artifacts, including several precious sky-weapons of antiquity. 
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    • 49 min
    The Monstrefact: The Ceti Eels of Star Trek

    The Monstrefact: The Ceti Eels of Star Trek

    In this episode of STBYM’s The Monstrefact, Robert discusses the Ceti eels of the Star Trek universe, a form of fictional brain parasite… 
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    • 6 min
    The Well-Connected Animal, with Lee Alan Dugatkin

    The Well-Connected Animal, with Lee Alan Dugatkin

    In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert chats with evolutionary biologist and historian of science Lee Alan Dugatkin about his new book “The Well-Connected Animal: Social Networks and the Wondrous Complexity of Animal Societies.” You'll learn about the complex social networks of vampire bats, dolphins, bees and more. 
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
785 Ratings

785 Ratings

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Generally listenable

The ads are annoying, please offer ad free for a year for like $10 like Daniel and Jorge.

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Thx

Weird cinema episodes are very good.
But confess I’m looking for things I’ve seen to hear your account . I did watch return to oz solely because of listening to this show
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Daniel, eh ,

A cut above the rest

Robert and Joe bring a new level of sophistication and quality to science communication and fun. Thanks guys! Would love to buy you a beer or cocktail if we ever meet.

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