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Mirror, Mirror: Kujegi Camara & Nyla Gilstrap

In this special Black History Month Episode, two stories about self-image and what "beauty" means. This episode is...

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Brain and Head Theft, Part 1

First they came for their heads. Then they came for their brains. In this Stuff to Blow Your Mind two-parter, Robert...

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The Artifact: The Macuahuitl

In this episode of STBYM’s The Artifact, Robert discusses the Mesoamerican weapon known as the Macuahuitl......

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The Artifact: The Heslington Brain

In this episode of STBYM’s The Artifact, Robert discusses one of the oldest, best-preserved human brains....

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Brain and Head Theft, Part 2

First they came for their heads. Then they came for their brains. In this Stuff to Blow Your Mind two-parter, Robert...

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Weirdhouse Cinema: The Brain

In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe cap off Brain Week with the 1988 Canadian monster movie “The...

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From the Vault: Lessons of Vesuvius, Part 1

In the year 79 CE, the Italian volcano Mount Vesuvius erupted with with the thermal energy of 100,000 atomic bombs....

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Listener Mail: Gravy, Sinkholes and Soviet Sci-Fi

Here's your weekly dose of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and Weirdhouse Cinema listener mail! Learn more about your...

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The Moses Illusion

How many animals of each kind did Moses take on the Ark? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe...

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The Halo, Part 1

From glowing rings to flaming sun discs, the halo takes many forms in religious iconography. Why do angels, saints,...

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Weirdhouse Cinema: Santo in the Treasure of Dracula

In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe dive into one of Mexican luchador El Santo's various horror cinema...

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From the Vault: Overconfidence, Part 1

What is overconfidence? We tend to know it when we see it, but the concept is increasingly hard to nail down the more...

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Gold: Metal of the Sun

In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe explore the nature of gold, humanity’s history...

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The Artifact: The Sword of Gōu Jiàn

In this episode of STBYM’s The Artifact, Robert discusses an ancient Chinese sword noted for its unusual...

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From the Vault: The Mighty Sarlacc

Few places in the Star Wars universe are regarded with as much horror as the Great Pit of Carkoon, within the Dune...

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Weirdhouse Cinema: Demon Knight

Yes, kiddies, in this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe discuss Ernest Dickerson’s 1995 siege movie...

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From the Vault: Here Come the Warm Feels

There’s often a gap between feeling and understanding, but language and classification provide us with...

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From the Vault: Occam's Razor

It’s a standard tool of skeptical thinking: When presented with two hypotheses that explain the data equally...

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Listener Mail: Nightmare Key

It’s time for more listening mail! Robert and Joe use the Nightmare Key to unlock a boss battle with YOUR...

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Listener Mail: The Corporeal Earth

Once more, it's time for a weekly dose of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and Weirdhouse Cinema listener mail... Learn...

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