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#184 - When Russia Tried To Sell Its Navy to Pepsi
Like any good story, this one begins with Kruschev and Nixon, drenches itself in vodka, and ends with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Grab yourself a soda (or pop?) and take a ride through Russia's relationship with Pepsi, the first American product sold in the soviet block.
#183 - The Antikytheria Mechanism
Found in a shipwreck and dating back to A.D. 100, the Antikytheria Mechanism proved to be one of the most fascinating devices ever: it accurately predicted the positions of the earth, moon, sun, and planets -- more than 500 years before we even realized the sun was the center of the universe.
#182 - Mark and Todd - In Person!
To celebrate one year of remote recording, we actually recorded a show with both of us in the same room! Join us as we review some of the topics and news stories that have been piling up over the past couple of weeks.
Dad Jokes 3: The Daddening
A supercut of Mark's opening "Dad Joke" from the past year of episodes.
#181 - The Beautification of Stainless Steel
Few substances have changed the world more than stainless steel, yet its magical properties often go uncelebrated. This week we change that, as we look in to the history (and future) of stainless steel.
#180 - The Wilhelm Teapot
Hello, world! This week we take a look at a handful of hidden-in-plain-sight "phenomenons" that appear in films, music, and even computer programs. That's all I feel like writing.
Love the Portland news. Would love if you guys just did local news for however long you feel it’s necessary when a good story pops up
An interesting mix of humor, science and culture. Always interesting topics discussed between two funny guys and Todd. Keep them coming!
Wonder Bread and bologna
A couple of very bland white guys living in a very bland bubble.