The educational podcast where you learn about a topic from a layman's point of view.
World History Part 1: 1900s
We start a twelve-part, decade-based history series. Starting out at the turn of the 20th century, we discuss the first flight, cubism, Einstein, the Tunguska event, the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, and Winston Churchill. Come find out about the politics, culture, and science that shaped the last century.
Nuclear Fission and Fusion
What is nuclear power? How do we harness it and how safe is it really? How many horses does it take to equal a nuclear fission reactor and why do we keep horse-shaming? Join us for a discussion of nuclear fission and fusion, from the chemical process all the way to the management of radioactive nuclear waste.
What does ad hominem mean? How do you attack a strawman? Can you use ignorance as an argument? Come learn about logical fallacies, how to recognize them, and to avoid them. Plus, we do 3 interesting facts.
Copyright, Trademark, and Licensing
If you're starting a YouTube channel, a podcast, a restaurant, a small business, or a band and have questions about copyright, trademark, and licensing, we have your answers. Attorney Mick McGirr explains the basics of copyright law, what trademarking is, and what you need to get a license for. We discuss fair use, derivative works, and copyright infringement. Did Ice Cube stop, collaborate and listen? Can teachers get rich selling their school work? (Spoiler: no.) How do I get legal help with a small budget?
What is a febrile seizure? How many children experience seizures? What's happening in your brain when a seizure happens? What is postictal mean and what does it look like? Doctor Jonny answers these and more and Carl shares his nightmare experience with a seizure.
Top 5 Interesting Facts
Do you read faster on a screen or on paper? What is the McGurk effect? Is there a problem with birthdays? Do Americans and Canadians have border disputes? Come listen as we discuss these questions and more.