You know when you can’t sleep at night so you Google everything about deep sea diving? Things I Learned Last Night (TILLN) is that, but in a podcast.
Phoenix Jones - This is Seattle's Real Life Vigilante Super Hero
On the rooftops of Seattle lurks a hero the city never asked for and barely needs. In $10k dollar armor Phoenix Jones rushes down fire escapes and across alley ways in downtown Seattle night after night. This vigilante superhero is on a mission to make Seattle a safer place. Even though things started out well for Phoenix he and his team of caped crusaders, known as the rain city superhero collective, have fallen out of favor with the locals over the course of the past few years. This is the tale of the misunderstood Phoenix Jones, Seattle's real live superhero.
Space - Why A Space Colony Might Actually Happen
Since the United States first landed on the moon 50 years ago, the dream of a space colony has been alive in the American consciousness. Is a space colony really possible, though? After 40 years of near inactivity in space, things are changing. Governments are beginning to reinvest in space exploration. Private organizations are also beginning to invest in a new frontier of business; the space industry. Here's everything you need to know about the space industry, space colonies, and space exploration.
LW Wright - Story of the DB Cooper of Nascar Drivers
Nascar has long been the pinnacle of the racing world. However, within the Nascar community, there stands no track greater than the Talladega Super Speedway. This racetrack is the track of dreams. Nascar Drivers spend their careers chasing qualifications for a chance on that pavement. In 1982 one aspiring driver rose through the ranks to earn his qualification at the Winston 500 held on Talladega's hallowed grounds. There was only one problem. This racer was no Nascar Driver. In fact, he was no driver at all. Yet, somehow this driver managed to scam not only an entire race team but the whole of Nascar. Whatsmore, after the Winston 500, he vanished and hasn't been found to this day. This is the unbelievable DB Cooperesque story of LW Wright.
Lake Lanier - Haunted History of the Deadly Georgia Lake
About 50 miles outside downtown Atlanta lies Lake Lanier. This artificial reservoir spans 59 square miles and boasts an impressive 692 miles of shoreline. For years people from all around Georgia have journeyed to the lake to escape the heat and enjoy all the trappings of lake life. Unfortunately, many of those who made this trip never returned. Since the lake's opening to recreation, well over 500 people (more than 700 according to some sources) have lost their lives in boating accidents and drownings on Lake Lanier. The shocking amount of deaths at the lake, coupled with its eerie history, have left many asking, is Lake Lanier haunted? Well, it kind of seems like it. This is the story of the deadly Lake Lanier.
Freeway Rick Ross - The Richest Drug Dealer in the US
Freeway Rick Ross built an empire of drug dealing and real estate in the mid-'80s. His reputation was stout, but he knew what he was doing and evaded legal trouble for years. His ability to stay one step ahead of law enforcement put him in a position to amass an estimated $900 million, all while hiding his nefarious activities from his mother. Unfortunately for Ross, one misstep cost him everything. This is the story of Freeway Rick Ross, and no, he's not the rapper.
Bonus: Tesla Bot - Did Elon Musk Really Just Announce A New Robot
Tesla held its special AI day yesterday and showcased all kinds of incredible new technologies in its autonomous vehicles. Then at the end of their conference, something strange happened. First, a video rolled on the screen showcasing what looked like a new robot design. Then as the lights came up, a robot came walking across the stage. Tesla quickly showed the live robot to be nothing more than a joke, but Elon Musk then gave a ten-minute presentation about their newest project Tesla Bot. The new robot, codenamed Project Optimus, is driven by AI technology and will theoretically do repetitive, boring, or dangerous tasks for humanity.
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It was hard for me to get into at first, considering how much I already hear Jaron’s voice and how much Jaron talks about Tim to me. But after sticking with it, I enjoy the call backs. Well crafted jokes on Tim’s part. I would recommend this to my friends.
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