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The Erudition podcast brings you new interesting facts every week for you to feed your brain with.

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The Erudition podcast brings you new interesting facts every week for you to feed your brain with.

    DK Update

    DK Update

    The Daily Knowledge podcast still gets a pretty shocking amount of downloads for having not been updated for so long, so we just thought for those of you still around we’d do a little update announcing our new podcast: The BrainFood Show, which you can find here:  iTunes | Google Play | RSS/XML Let us know what you think, and [...]

    • 1 min
    Podcast Episode #404: Hobbs and His Locks, and the End

    Podcast Episode #404: Hobbs and His Locks, and the End

    In this episode, you’re going to learn about a fascinating time in history when England had its security world shattered when a man waltzed into town and promptly easily picked the previously unpickable type of lock securing most of the valuables in the country. This is the story of the “Great Lock Controversy of 1851” [TRANSCRIPT] As mentioned in the [...]

    • 15 min
    Podcast Episode #403: Dark Circles

    Podcast Episode #403: Dark Circles

    In this episode, you’re going to learn why people get dark circles under their eyes when they get tired. [TRANSCRIPT] Don’t miss future episodes of this podcast, subscribe here: iTunes | RSS/XML You can also find more episodes by going here: Daily Knowledge Podcast

    • 6 min
    Podcast Episode #402: The Continental

    Podcast Episode #402: The Continental

    In this episode, you’re going to learn why a certain type of breakfast in the U.S. is called a “Continental breakfast.” [TRANSCRIPT] Don’t miss future episodes of this podcast, subscribe here: iTunes | RSS/XML You can also find more episodes by going here: Daily Knowledge Podcast

    • 4 min
    Podcast Episode #401: Caps and Gowns

    Podcast Episode #401: Caps and Gowns

    In this episode, you’re going to learn why it is that graduates wear caps and gowns at graduation ceremonies. [TRANSCRIPT] Don’t miss future episodes of this podcast, subscribe here: iTunes | RSS/XML You can also find more episodes by going here: Daily Knowledge Podcast

    • 4 min
    Podcast Episode #400: Brown Apples

    Podcast Episode #400: Brown Apples

    In this episode, you’re going to learn why the insides of apples turn brown when exposed to air and what this has to do with why most human’s skin browns when exposed to the Sun. [TRANSCRIPT] Don’t miss future episodes of this podcast, subscribe here: iTunes | RSS/XML You can also find more episodes by going here: Daily Knowledge Podcast

    • 3 min

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