100 episodes

Host Moxie LaBouche brings you a weekly half-hour of things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew.

Topics range from the history of nursing to the Balinese funeral rite David Bowie requested, from the origin of the Vulcan salute to the theft of Canada's strategic maple syrup reserve.

This is your brain on facts. yourbrainonfacts.com

Your Brain on Facts Moxie LaBouche

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    • 4.9, 69 Ratings

Host Moxie LaBouche brings you a weekly half-hour of things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew.

Topics range from the history of nursing to the Balinese funeral rite David Bowie requested, from the origin of the Vulcan salute to the theft of Canada's strategic maple syrup reserve.

This is your brain on facts. yourbrainonfacts.com

    Shenanigans Again

    Shenanigans Again

    From rainbow parties to Spiritualism to two bands touring as a single band that doesn't exist, we take a look at some noteworthy hoaxes and false panics. 

    • 24 min
    Phenom-nom-nom -- Redux

    Phenom-nom-nom -- Redux

    Why do we dye raspberry-flavored things blue?  Why does mint feel cold?  How are Kit Kats like Soylent Green?

    • 27 min
    The Great Escapes, with Life Death and Taxonomy

    The Great Escapes, with Life Death and Taxonomy

    Did you get your copy of the YBOF book?  Do you have a minute to leave a review.
    From birds flying the coop, to snakes slipping away, to apes getting up to monkey business, hear about crafty critters making a break for it.
    Special guest: Life, Death, and Taxonomy
     
    Music by Kevin MacLeod  
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    • 33 min
    Fizz Fizz, with Fantastic History of Food

    Fizz Fizz, with Fantastic History of Food

    Refreshing treat or miracle cure to ensure a long, healthy, sexy life? You decide!  (Psst, it's the first one.)

    • 36 min
    Sisters Doing It For Themselves, with Herstory On The Rocks

    Sisters Doing It For Themselves, with Herstory On The Rocks

    From protecting themselves to protecting endangered animals, women amassed are a formidable thing indeed.

    • 27 min
    How Does Your Garden Grow, with Nooks and Crannies

    How Does Your Garden Grow, with Nooks and Crannies

    You've heard of the hanging gardens, but what about floating gardens? What kinds of food crops are we growing in space?

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

Jan Gen 2796 ,

Not so trivial trivia show

Love love love this show! Can’t get enough of the great writing and Moxie’s rich voice. Like chocolate for your ears. Keep it up girl. I bought the book too, fantastic.

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A top shelf program

delivered by a million dollar voice.

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Fantastic!

I heard Moxie on Genuine Chit Chat and I was interested. I started listening and now I am hooked. Subscribe people. Your brain will thank you.

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