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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 • 1.7K 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.

    Bright Lights, Big Snake Plant

    Bright Lights, Big Snake Plant

    Host Mangesh Hattikudur talks with friends and experts about how to build a vibrant and gorgeous garden in the least likely place: in the middle of a bustling city. With special guests, Ursula Chanse and Kadeesha Williams of the New York Botanical Garden’s Bronx Green-Up Program, Mangesh learns about the magic and majesty of urban community gardens. Instagram’s Plant Anna Plant tells us how she makes space for plants in her apartments. Discover all of the common and unconventional ways these urban gardeners make it work. 

    For more helpful tips on growing your own urban jungle, check out the Miracle-Gro Website and learn from stories like, Chicken-Loving Urbanites (Benefits of Raising Chickens). Your friends at Miracle-Gro are collaboration partners with iHeart Radio for "Humans Growing Stuff."
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    • 30 min
    What's the World's Most Ridiculous Video Game?

    What's the World's Most Ridiculous Video Game?

    Remember how fun it was to save up your quarters and go to the arcade? These are the games you didn't want to play. From the Tetris sequel that features Abe Lincolns and Frankensteins, to a game that somehow blends Honey, I Shrunk the Kids with an anti-smoking campaign, to the greatest (maybe only?) game based on Noah's Ark; Will, Gabe and Mango try to out-do each other with the most ridiculous video games they can find.
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    • 28 min
    What's the Correct Way for a Queen to Eat a Banana?

    What's the Correct Way for a Queen to Eat a Banana?

    Ever wonder what the Royal family's preferred way to eat fruit is? Or why the British Monarchy insists on weighing dinner guests before a meal? Or what type of humor makes the Windsors the happiest (spoiler: it's plane humor.) Join Will, Gabe and Mango as we serve up a boatload of royally silly facts. 
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    • 29 min
    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

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1.7K Ratings

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Please bring back the facts and laughter

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