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The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week


The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week

Chimps Raised Like Humans, Blood Swapping, Polio & Candyland

Tue, 21 Sep 2021

This episode celebrates our latest digital issue going live! The weirdest things we learned this week range from a swapping blood with the Pope to the dramatic origins of the Monopoly board game. Whose story will be voted "The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week"?


The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week is a podcast by Popular Science. Share your weirdest facts and stories with us in our Facebook group or tweet at us!


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Spooky Rivers, Eyes Wide Shut, Pet Crocodiles

Wed, 15 Sep 2021

Producer Jess Boddy joins Rachel for a listener voicemail Q&A episode! The weirdest things we learned this week range from a killer creek to naked mole rat facts at breakfast. 


The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week is a podcast by Popular Science. Share your weirdest facts and stories with us in our Facebook group or tweet at us!


Buy your Weirdest Thing virtual live show tickets here: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/the-weirdest-thing-i-learned-this-week-livestream-9-21-2021


Click here to learn more about all of our stories! 


Click here to follow our sibling podcast, Ask Us Anything! 


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Follow our team on Twitter!


Rachel Feltman: www.twitter.com/RachelFeltman


Produced by Jess Boddy: www.twitter.com/JessicaBoddy


Theme music by Billy Cadden: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6LqT4DCuAXlBzX8XlNy4Wq?si=5VF2r2XiQoGepRsMTBsDAQ


Popular Science: www.twitter.com/PopSci



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This episode is sponsored by
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Ask Us Anything: Can you cure a hangover?

Wed, 08 Sep 2021

Click here to follow our sibling podcast, Ask Us Anything! 


Buy your Weirdest Thing virtual live show tickets here: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/the-weirdest-thing-i-learned-this-week-livestream-9-21-2021


The live show is Tuesday, September 21st, at 7pm EST.


The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week is a podcast by Popular Science. Share your weirdest facts and stories with us in our Facebook group or tweet at us!


Click here to learn more about all of our stories! 


--


Follow our team on Twitter!


Rachel Feltman: www.twitter.com/RachelFeltman


Jess Boddy: www.twitter.com/JessicaBoddy


Theme music by Billy Cadden: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6LqT4DCuAXlBzX8XlNy4Wq?si=5VF2r2XiQoGepRsMTBsDAQ


Popular Science: www.twitter.com/PopSci



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This episode is sponsored by
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A very weird live event is in the works...

Tue, 24 Aug 2021

Buy your Weirdest Thing virtual live show tickets here: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/the-weirdest-thing-i-learned-this-week-livestream-9-21-2021

The live show is Tuesday, September 21st, at 7pm EST.


The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week is a podcast by Popular Science. Share your weirdest facts and stories with us in our Facebook group or tweet at us!


Click here to learn more about all of our stories! 


Click here to follow our sibling podcast, Ask Us Anything! 


--


Follow our team on Twitter!


Rachel Feltman: www.twitter.com/RachelFeltman


Jess Boddy: www.twitter.com/JessicaBoddy


Theme music by Billy Cadden: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6LqT4DCuAXlBzX8XlNy4Wq?si=5VF2r2XiQoGepRsMTBsDAQ


Popular Science: www.twitter.com/PopSci



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This episode is sponsored by
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Skyscraper Death Ray, History of Hot Tubs, Our Sun's Death

Wed, 14 Jul 2021

This episode celebrates our latest digital issue going live! The weirdest things we learned this week range from a skyscraper that can fry an egg to the Italian legacy of hot tubs. Whose story will be voted "The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week"?


The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week is a podcast by Popular Science. Share your weirdest facts and stories with us in our Facebook group or tweet at us!


Click here to learn more about all of our stories! 


Click here to follow our sibling podcast, Ask Us Anything! 


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Follow our team on Twitter


Rachel Feltman: www.twitter.com/RachelFeltman


Corinne Iozzio: www.twitter.com/CorinneIOZO


Purbita Saha: www.twitter.com/hahabita


Popular Science: www.twitter.com/PopSci


Produced by Jess Boddy: www.twitter.com/JessicaBoddy


Theme music by Billy Cadden: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6LqT4DCuAXlBzX8XlNy4Wq?si=5VF2r2XiQoGepRsMTBsDAQ



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This episode is sponsored by
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Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/popular-science/support

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