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From UFOs to psychic powers and government conspiracies, history is riddled with unexplained events. You can turn back now or learn the Stuff They Don't Want You To Know ... an audio podcast from iHeartRadio.

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    • 4.2 • 7.7K Ratings

From UFOs to psychic powers and government conspiracies, history is riddled with unexplained events. You can turn back now or learn the Stuff They Don't Want You To Know ... an audio podcast from iHeartRadio.

    Listener Mail: Big Almond, Fitbit and the Nature of Addiction

    Listener Mail: Big Almond, Fitbit and the Nature of Addiction

    What makes California's almond industry so controversial? Is Fitbit gamifying physical fitness? What more can people learn about video game addiction (and why is this research so important)? Ben and Matt explore all this and more in this week's Listener Mail.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Guantanamo Bay, Part Two: The Future

    Guantanamo Bay, Part Two: The Future

    What will happen to one of the world's most infamous modern prisons? How long can a person be held without trial -- and what happens when the government sets those people free? In the second part of this two-part series, the guys explore the future of Gitmo.
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    • 53 min
    CLASSIC: Big Data and You

    CLASSIC: Big Data and You

    We hear about "big data" more and more these days - but how much of it is sensationalism, and how much is true? The answers may surprise you.
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    • 55 min
    Strange News: The US vs. Prince Andrew, China Moves World's Largest Guan Yu Statue, Facebook Makes Ray-Bans

    Strange News: The US vs. Prince Andrew, China Moves World's Largest Guan Yu Statue, Facebook Makes Ray-Bans

    In the UK, Prince Andrew's legal team attempts to dodge US rulings regarding Virginia Giuffre. In China, local protests trigger the relocation of a massive statue. Facebook and Ray-Ban team up to deploy their own spin on the controversial Google Glass. All this and more in this week's Strange News.
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Guantanamo Bay, Part One: An Origin Story

    Guantanamo Bay, Part One: An Origin Story

    Today, the word "Guantánamo" is, for most people, synonymous with one of the world's most infamous prisons -- but, as it turns out, the troubled story of this location dates back much further. In part one of this two-part series, the guys explore the history of Guantánamo Bay, from the 15th century to the modern day.
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    • 46 min
    CLASSIC: Operation Gladio: Invisible Armies and The Secret War

    CLASSIC: Operation Gladio: Invisible Armies and The Secret War

    At the close of WWII, US allies created secret, "stay-behind" armies, designed to protect the population in the event of a Communist invasion. So why are they linked with terrorist groups? What were these secret armies actually doing, and - perhaps more i
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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
7.7K Ratings

7.7K Ratings

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Whistling sounds are harsh

First of all, I enjoy the podcast! Lastly, I’ve avoided commenting about this, because this podcast is awesome and free… but! I wish they would minimize/remove the whistle sounds (mostly sibilance, sometimes plosives). Ben’s s’s and t’s are usually the harshest. Ahhhh, I’m sorry.

Orismith ,

Love this!!!!

This is by far far one of my favorite podcast! I love the way they interact with each other so naturally, bring some comedy and make it easier to listen to some the more serious subjects.

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Low IQ yahoos

A few salient points taken and then woven in with bad thinking. Entertaining but listen with caution

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