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Be shocked. Be thrilled. Be sparked! Debra, Diana and Jesi compete each week to bring you the most interesting true stories from every corner of the universe. Kick your week off right with a new episode every Monday and get sparked!

Spark My Interest Granevan Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 72 Ratings

Be shocked. Be thrilled. Be sparked! Debra, Diana and Jesi compete each week to bring you the most interesting true stories from every corner of the universe. Kick your week off right with a new episode every Monday and get sparked!

    123. Twin Strangers

    123. Twin Strangers

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about an invisible monster, a case of unexplained amnesia, and twin strangers... and foods once sold as medicine.

    This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com

    Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (PGx and COVID kits do not qualify for the discount).

    Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!

    Articles and other sources:

    https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/24691/10-snack-foods-originally-sold-medicines

    https://www.amazon.com/Ghosts-Restless-Spirits-Haunted-Places/dp/1578594014

    https://unsolved.com/gallery/pierre/

    https://youtu.be/i1nz5Bkpmcw

    https://twinstrangers.net/

    • 42 min
    122. Killer Handwriting

    122. Killer Handwriting

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about metallic water, a found milk carton girl, and cave-painting women... and killer handwriting.

    This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com

    Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (PGx and COVID kits do not qualify for the discount).

    Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!

    Articles and other sources:

    http://content.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1578074,00.html

    https://www.livescience.com/water-into-metal-experiment.html

    https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02065-w

    https://unbelievable-facts.com/2018/04/missing-children-milk-carton.html

    https://www.inspiremore.com/bonnie-lohman-milk-carton-missing-child/

    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/article/131008-women-handprints-oldest-neolithic-cave-art

    • 28 min
    121. Fast, Cheap, and Easy

    121. Fast, Cheap, and Easy

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the brain of JFK, The Kiss of Life, and a very determined mother... and the world's tallest statue.

    This episode's story time is sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com

    Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (PGx and COVID kits do not qualify for the discount). We also announce the winner of the drawing for a free test kit!

    Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!

    Articles and other sources:

    https://www.historicmysteries.com/jfks-missing-brain/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulitzer_Prize

    https://historydaily.org/story-behind-iconic-kiss-life-photo 

    https://www.vice.com/en/article/5dbv4a/mother-rescue-trafficked-daughter-bangladesh-india

    • 37 min
    120. We Are Not the Father (Special Guest Becky Tsai)

    120. We Are Not the Father (Special Guest Becky Tsai)

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi are joined by Becky Tsai from Fulgent Genetics to talk about the hosts' genetic test results, a relay baby, the smallest DNA sample to solve a crime, and a prison doctor who experimented on inmates...and some interesting facts about the human body. Listen to the episode for a promo code worth a 30% discount on a Picture by Fulgent Genetics test kit (PGx and COVID kits do not qualify for discount) or leave a like and comment on our social media post for episode 120 on TikTok or Instagram by September 27, 2021 to be entered to win a free test kit of your choice!

    This episode was sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com

    Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!

    Articles and other sources: 

    https://www.factretriever.com/body-facts

    https://abc7news.com/two-moms-mothers-pregnancy-carry-same-baby/4576470/

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/07/23/cold-case-vegas-stephanie-isaacson/

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57947785

    https://www.sfgate.com/sfhistory/article/leo-stanley-gland-rejuvenation-surgery-14298920.php

    • 48 min
    119. Lady Death

    119. Lady Death

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the Wife Swap murders, a phantom whistler, and Lady Death... and Winona Ryder's middle school bully.

    This episode was sponsored by: Picture by Fulgent Genetics - picturegenetics.com

    Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!

    Articles and other sources:

    https://people.com/style/winona-ryder-bullied-middle-school/

    https://popculture.com/trending/news/wife-swap-double-murder-jacob-stockdale-shotgun/

    https://973thedawg.com/louisianas-disturbing-unsolved-mystery-of-the-phantom-whistler-video/

    https://www.the-sun.com/news/3550775/sniper-lady-death-world-war-2-nazis/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyudmila_Pavlichenko

    • 36 min
    118. Don't Put That Out There

    118. Don't Put That Out There

    Debra, Diana, and Jesi talk about the oldest living bird, a forbidden fruit, and the strange world of cryonics... and whale hearts.

    Tell us what sparks your interest on twitter (@interest_spark), facebook, instagram, and TikTok! (@sparkmyinterestpodcast) Send a crazy story or interesting article to sparkmyinterestpodcast@gmail.com or through our website sparkmyinterestpodcast.com and we might just discuss it on the show!

    Articles and other sources:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisdom_(albatross) 

    https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/when-tomatoes-were-blamed-for-witchcraft-and-werewolves

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/why-the-tomato-was-feared-in-europe-for-more-than-200-years-863735/

    https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-health/2019/06/11/arizona-cryonics-facility-alcor-life-extension-foundation-houses-head-baseball-legend-ted-williams/1146880001/

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

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