167 episodes

Host Moxie LaBouche brings you a weekly half-hour of things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew.

Topics range from the history of nursing to the Balinese funeral rite David Bowie requested, from the origin of the Vulcan salute to the theft of Canada's strategic maple syrup reserve.

This is your brain on facts. yourbrainonfacts.com

Your Brain on Fact‪s‬ Moxie LaBouche

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    • 4.8 • 108 Ratings

Host Moxie LaBouche brings you a weekly half-hour of things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew.

Topics range from the history of nursing to the Balinese funeral rite David Bowie requested, from the origin of the Vulcan salute to the theft of Canada's strategic maple syrup reserve.

This is your brain on facts. yourbrainonfacts.com

    Scientific Serendipity

    Scientific Serendipity

    Come up to the lab ... and see what's on the slab ... 'cuz it's not what they were trying to make!

    • 29 min
    Upcycle Spectacular #1

    Upcycle Spectacular #1

    What do you get when you mix baseball mud, a dead outlaw, drinking snacks, and a harrowing survival story? Today's episode!

    Enjoy this clip show to pad out the schedule while I wait to hear back from the Guinness World Record people. More details inside!

    • 32 min
    You Probably Think This Song Is About You

    You Probably Think This Song Is About You

    You can know a song by heart, by do you REALLY know where it comes from?  Check out these strange and surprising origins of popular songs.

    • 35 min
    Papa Had a Rolling Stone

    Papa Had a Rolling Stone

    Voted on by our Patreon, we present an episode on weird things your body could be doing ... right now... and you don't even know about it!

    • 33 min
    Distraction Data Dump 2: The Empire Strikes Fact

    Distraction Data Dump 2: The Empire Strikes Fact

    We knew things weren't going to be quiet before the inauguration, but damn, man.  Hence, I declare a revisit of Distraction Day.  Here's an episode of some of the best bits that were originally on the Patreon (the greatest hits that weren't too weird, gross, or swear-y, anyway).

    • 44 min
    Blue Plate Special

    Blue Plate Special

    A wise man once asked "Where is the blue food?" but that's burying the lead when it comes to food and color.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
108 Ratings

108 Ratings

guyStefan ,

My brain is full but give me more

So far I’ve only made it through half of the episodes but I can’t get enough. I also became a Patreon and was shocked to find such a small number of supporters so step it up you freeloaders. Moxie obviously puts a lot of effort into this so would a couple of dollars a month kill you?

Dr.Trixie ,

Love Moxie

We love the podcast and can’t wait to read the book! If you are a collector of ideas go to Moxie right now! We are filling in on the back episodes and decided to become Patreon’s so we won’t miss a word. Her voice is soothing and melodic and we love facts. We don’t support many podcasts but this one is a keeper. Thank you for sharing your perspective and bring the world joy by supplying us with random fascinating usable and unusual facts!

JeremyP_86 ,

Queen of the Segway!

Moxie is so witty and has such an amazing voice! All of her segways make me giggle a little bit every time ha ha! She is funny and entertaining all while having the knowledge of an encyclopedia. Love this podcast, keep up the good work Moxie!

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