11 episodes

Micro is a podcast that tells stories and explains ideas in under five minutes. Host Rich Raycraft is obsessed with all the weird things that make our world stranger than fiction, and this "short form" podcast is his way of sharing them.

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Micro is a podcast that tells stories and explains ideas in under five minutes. Host Rich Raycraft is obsessed with all the weird things that make our world stranger than fiction, and this "short form" podcast is his way of sharing them.

    A Treasure Worth Dying For

    A Treasure Worth Dying For

    Imagine being so rich and so bored that you start the world's craziest, and possibly most dangerous, treasure hunt.

    • 4 min
    Speaking Anglish

    Speaking Anglish

    The English language is a mess, but a very strange group of linguistic purists have a plan to fix it. You may not like the solution.

    • 4 min
    A Roko Idea

    A Roko Idea

    WARNING: Learning about the idea in this episode will either (a) ruin your life forever, or (b) induce serious eye-rolling.

    • 4 min
    The King of Sting

    The King of Sting

    Knowledge is power, but sometimes it's also pain. Entomologist Justin O. Schmidt does what no scientist before him thought to or dared to.

    Justin O. Schmidt's book, "The Sting of the Wild", is available at Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Sting-Wild-Justin-Schmidt/dp/1421419289

    • 4 min
    Rock Lobster

    Rock Lobster

    Armor has a problem, and lobsters may have the solution.

    • 3 min
    A Very Fish-y Nation

    A Very Fish-y Nation

    How an American Pepsi lobbyist established his own country on a Canadian island and ended up in a stand off with Soviet Russia.

    • 5 min

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