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The Unusual History of Every Thing

Apr 27, 2021

Covid isn’t the first pandemic that we as a species have had to endure, and it won’t be the last. What we know for sure is that each one started out as either a virus or bacteria. Figuring out how to treat and/or cure them is the tricky part, and the frightening part is that viruses and bacteria were here before us,...

Apr 20, 2021

On this mini-sode, we’re talking a bit about gum and how it has gone from a saliva stimulator to being used as a rather strange artistic medium.

Apr 13, 2021

If you’re as passionate about chocolate as we are about history, you know the difference between cacao percentages and why they do that in the first place. And you probably know all about where chocolate comes from. But did you know that chocolate bars in WWII were called Hitler’s Secret Weapon, or that you could 

Apr 6, 2021

On this mini-sode, we hop right over to Easter and the giant bunny god that comes with ancient eggs. We all know Easter for its Biblical connotations and the story of Jesus, but the Easter bunny and his eggs won’t be found in the Good Book. They are found, however, in a few historic sources, but not mentioned together...