148 episodes

The Why Files covers mysteries, myths and legends. We tell stories and seek the truth in a fun and lighthearted way. Our content is heavily researched; we don't release an episode unless we're sure we can bring something new to a topic.

The Why Files: Operation Podcast The Why Files: Operation Podcast

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 2.7K Ratings

The Why Files covers mysteries, myths and legends. We tell stories and seek the truth in a fun and lighthearted way. Our content is heavily researched; we don't release an episode unless we're sure we can bring something new to a topic.

    Hidden Beneath the Ice: The Secrets of Antarctica

    Hidden Beneath the Ice: The Secrets of Antarctica

    Beneath the ice of Antarctica lies a world far removed from the sun's warmth, filled with mysteries that challenge our understanding of history and nature. Join us as we explore hidden landscapes and reveal stories that might just change the way we see our planet.

    • 40 min
    DEEP DIVE: Titanpointe: NYC's Windowless Monster Monitoring You

    DEEP DIVE: Titanpointe: NYC's Windowless Monster Monitoring You

    This ominous windowless skyscraper looms over Tribeca, defying norms with its Brutalist facade. Behind the concrete walls, a darker truth lurks. For decades, rumors swirled about government secrets within. Thanks to whistleblowers, we now know this impenetrable fortress houses an NSA surveillance operation. AT&T willingly partners with the spy agency, jeopardizing privacy. Together, they analyze your data - calls, emails, internet history - no warrant needed. The NSA captures way more than it should in its global search for threats. Tour the NSA's covert listening post with us. Learn the chilling backstory of New York's most secure skyscraper. Question if "national security" still warrants unchecked domestic spying.

    • 29 min
    Lucid Dreams & Nightmares: Ever Dream This Man?

    Lucid Dreams & Nightmares: Ever Dream This Man?

    Imagine waking up from a dream to discover that people around the world are dreaming about the same mysterious man you just saw. This intriguing tale explores the shared human experience through the lens of a global dream phenomenon, inviting us to question the boundaries between our minds and the collective unconscious.

    • 33 min
    DEEP DIVE: The Fear Frequency: Havana Syndrome & Sonic Attacks

    DEEP DIVE: The Fear Frequency: Havana Syndrome & Sonic Attacks

    Explore the strange world of sound waves below human hearing range. These inaudible frequencies can induce anxiety, nausea, and other bizarre symptoms in people. We uncover natural and artificial infrasonic sound sources, from wind turbines to acoustic weapons, and their unsettling effects. The story traces one scientist's quest to explain paranormal events, which leads to a discovery about sound and Havana Syndrome.

    • 26 min
    Knights Templar |Their Discovery of Atlantis and other Forbidden Knowledge

    Knights Templar |Their Discovery of Atlantis and other Forbidden Knowledge

    Uncover the enigmatic journey of the Knights Templar, from their origins as valiant crusaders to guardians of untold secrets. This tale unwraps their quest for ancient wisdom, revealing connections that span from the mystic shores of Atlantis to the clandestine corridors of power across Europe.

    Dive into the shadows of history as we explore the Templars' role in shaping the modern world, amidst tales of hidden treasures and arcane knowledge.

    • 52 min
    We Are the Aliens | Life's Interstellar Journey to Earth: Panspermia

    We Are the Aliens | Life's Interstellar Journey to Earth: Panspermia

    Explore the intriguing possibility that life on Earth may have cosmic origins, seeded from the stars. Join us as we uncover the mysteries and implications of panspermia, questioning if we're truly alone in the universe.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
2.7K Ratings

2.7K Ratings

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Good work AJ

I can’t get enough of the Why Files. The theme song is so good too, so catchy!! Keep it up AJ and Heckle fish!!!

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