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Esperanto: Tre Mojosa

January 25, 2024 0:48:26 46.53 MB Downloads: 0

One thing you could do is create your own language. Some people do and for lots of different reasons. LL Zamenhof created Esperanto to try to bring about world peace. It worked, but on a less-than-global scale.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Short Stuff: Hot Cold Plunge

January 24, 2024 0:14:07 13.58 MB Downloads: 0

Jumping into a cold pool after a long sauna or hot tub can be pretty great. Saunas have proven health benefits like lowering blood pressure; cold plunges are shown to reduce inflammation. Why not combine them? A bunch of safety reasons, bucko, that’s why.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Strange Unsolved Murder of Ken McElroy

January 23, 2024 0:46:21 44.53 MB Downloads: 0

The murder of Ken McElroy comes off like a story from a cheap paperback book you’d get to read on a plane. But this is a true crime story, set in Missouri in the early 80s. And boy does it pack a punch.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Selects: Is yogurt a miracle food?

January 20, 2024 0:46:03 44.25 MB Downloads: 0

Yogurt has been touted as a health food, but is it? Maybe. If you eat it every day. We get into the rich and creamy history of this supposed miracle food in today's episode. Get an earful of the stuff in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jonestown

January 18, 2024 0:57:57 55.68 MB Downloads: 0

We all know what happened at Jonestown, but who was Jim Jones before the tragedy at the People's Temple?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Short Stuff: Frozen Dead Guy

January 17, 2024 0:12:55 12.42 MB Downloads: 0

Back in 1994, Nederland, Colorado found out it had a resident it hadn’t accounted for.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dry Cleaning: Not Really Dry(!)

January 16, 2024 0:52:20 50.28 MB Downloads: 0

Dry cleaning is one of those things that we’re all familiar with but don’t actually know much about. That will hold true no more! Learn about all the ins and outs of the dry cleaning biz, some of its toxic secrets, and some spot removal tips too!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Selects: History's Greatest Traitors

January 13, 2024 0:44:17 42.55 MB Downloads: 0

The annals of history hold a special place for people who have carried out treachery and betrayed their own. Thousands of years later, their names are still synonymous with being a scoundrel around the world. From Marcus Brutus to Vidkun Quisling and more, in this classic episode Josh and Chuck examine some of the bigger turncoats to live -- and exonerate others.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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How Cranes Work

January 11, 2024 0:51:04 49.06 MB Downloads: 0

You’ve probably seen cranes moving elegantly in the sky, but did you know what an important role they play in their surroundings? Learn all about cranes in this episode on cranes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Short Stuff: NYT Bestseller List

January 10, 2024 0:14:29 13.93 MB Downloads: 0

What kind of black magic goes into deciding who makes the NYT Bestseller List? Well you probably don't know the whole story unless you work there.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Kenton Grua: Grand Canyon Legend

January 09, 2024 0:51:26 49.41 MB Downloads: 0

Tune in today to listen to the amazing story of Colorado River guide Kenton Grua's wild 277 mile record-breaking speed run down the center of the Grand Canyon. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Selects: Dr. Seuss: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

January 06, 2024 0:52:04 50.03 MB Downloads: 0

The Seuss is loose in this episode about legendary children's book author Ted Geisel. The funny thing is, he didn't ever want children of his own, and his past work was a bit problematic. Explore his entire legacy in this classic episode.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The 2000 Presidential Election: A Real Cluster

January 04, 2024 0:53:10 51.07 MB Downloads: 0

When George W Bush and Al Gore ran against one another, most pundits predicted a tight race. Absolutely zero of them predicted the election would come down to a few hundred votes. Today, we still don’t know who won.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Short Stuff: Blueprints

January 03, 2024 0:11:58 11.5 MB Downloads: 0

The story of why blueprints were blue is more involved than you think. It involves a chemical process and the Prussian Army. Yeah you heard me right.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

SYSK Live in Nashville: The Biosphere II Experiment

January 02, 2024 1:06:37 63.98 MB Downloads: 0

Hello, friends! Join us today for our annual live show release, recorded in beautiful Nashville. On the docket? The Biosphere II Experiment!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.