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Will and Mango have lots of questions. Will we ever live without sleep? How do rats keep outsmarting humans? Where are the sunniest tax havens to hide your money? Join these Part-Time Geniuses as they dive into ridiculous topics... and discover some pretty smart stuff along the way.

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    • 4.5, 1.6K Ratings

Will and Mango have lots of questions. Will we ever live without sleep? How do rats keep outsmarting humans? Where are the sunniest tax havens to hide your money? Join these Part-Time Geniuses as they dive into ridiculous topics... and discover some pretty smart stuff along the way.

    What's So Bad about the Philistines?

    What's So Bad about the Philistines?

    When Mango's kids show off their bad table manners, he scolds them for being Philistines... but do the Philistines actually deserve their bad rap? Was Goliath the actual underdog? And why did someone make a video game that featured them? Will, Gabe and Mango answer one of the most important question on everyone's minds in today's 9 Things: What's so bad about the Philistines?
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    • 26 min
    9 Weird Things Hiding Underground

    9 Weird Things Hiding Underground

    From the world's weirdest cinema (it serves couscous with viewings?!) to an internet for plants, to the perfect job for lazy people who also want to hide underground, Will, Gabe and Mango dig deep in search of 9 great facts. 
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    • 26 min
    9 Absurd Inventions You (Probably) Won't See on Shark Tank

    9 Absurd Inventions You (Probably) Won't See on Shark Tank

    This episode Will, Gabe and Mango raid the US Patent office to find some of the weirdest, funniest, and most confusing inventions of all time. Plus, the trio discusses the easiest way to scam $6 off of us.  Instagram
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    • 21 min
    9 Stompy Facts about Godzilla

    9 Stompy Facts about Godzilla

    Gabe loves monster moves! And Will and Mango... tolerate them. But, it turns out, we all love facts about Godzilla. From how Godzilla changed paleontology, to the giant monster's (secret) signature move, to why flattened buildings aren't the worst part of a Godzilla attack, this episode we tip our hats to the King of the Monsters.
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    • 26 min
    How did P. T. Barnum Trick the World into Riding Elevators?

    How did P. T. Barnum Trick the World into Riding Elevators?

    Elevators seem pretty mundane, until you realize a certain king used them to hide his mistresses; a certain politician used them to exaggerate the height of his buildings, and all of America refused to ride them until a certain marketing genius (the one and only P. T. Barnum!) designed a stunt to get everyone on board. 
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    • 37 min
    9 Oddball Comic Book Characters (Who Won't Be Getting Their Own Movie)

    9 Oddball Comic Book Characters (Who Won't Be Getting Their Own Movie)

    Will, Mango and Gabe are stuck inside this week, and decide to hop on the phone to chat comics... specifically, some of the worst comic creations in all of history. Want to know what killed Captain Tootsie? Or why Arm-Fall-Off-Boy was rejected from super hero glory twice? Plus, we discuss why you should never, ever try to crash an X-Men birthday party disguised as a food product. (There's a good reason.) 
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    • 26 min

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1.6K Ratings

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Cheerful Trivia

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