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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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    • 4.6 • 8K Ratings

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.

    Selects: Waterbeds: The Sexiest Bed?

    Selects: Waterbeds: The Sexiest Bed?

    Waterbeds came and went pretty quickly in the United States, but despite their marketing as sex beds, they were actually invented to deliver a great night's sleep. Learn all about these super 70's beds in this classic episode.

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    • 39 min
    The Myth of Absinthe

    The Myth of Absinthe

    Absinthe makes you hallucinate and possibly even have a seizure, right? Nope. It's all a part of the myth of absinthe, which is really just a bitter tasting liquor with a bad reputation. 

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    • 50 min
    Short Stuff: Do people move in predictable directions?

    Short Stuff: Do people move in predictable directions?

    Depending on where you are in the world, you either have an instinct to go left or right when entering a place. Learn all about this today.

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    • 12 min
    Cats: Invasive Species?

    Cats: Invasive Species?

    Josh and Chuck wade into dangerous waters with the debate over just how destructive cats are for local ecosystems (turns out it’s pretty bad) and some ideas on what to do about that (you may not want to know). Tune in and tense up!

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    • 46 min
    Selects: The Disappearance of the Yuba County Five

    Selects: The Disappearance of the Yuba County Five

    In 1978, five friends set out for home from a basketball game. The next day, their car was discovered in a lonely mountain road. The next spring, their bodies began to turn up. What happened that night remains a mystery to this day. Explore what we know with Josh and Chuck in this classic episode.

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    • 49 min
    What's in a surname?

    What's in a surname?

    Surnames are way more interesting that you think, trust us. Just hit play and prepare to be wowed.

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    • 43 min

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4.6 out of 5
8K Ratings

8K Ratings

HouseStinksWithBasketball ,

I love these guys!

Favourite podcast ever. Josh also did an amazing one called The End of the Earth? I thin. Something like that. So good! That and this are the best!

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Devil comment

Hi i was thinking when in the bioluminescence podcast you said the devil is Lucifer and it means light bringer cant that mean as you said in the near death experiences podcast when you die you see a light cant that be the light it’s bringing if anyone wants to comment on this just comment and tell me just start with devil comment reply bye.

Carmen Marie Alonso ,

The best

My favourite podcast! I’ve learned so many useful ( and some far less useful ) things over the years. Mostly I just laugh alongside Josh and chuck who seem like old friends because of how many hours I’ve spent listening!

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