It’s The End Of The World! (Again)

It’s The End Of The World! (Again)

BOOK, THANK PATRONS In the village of Gittisham, Devon, England, in the 18th century, lived a woman named Joanna Southcott.  Southcott became convinced that she had supernatural powers and began selling seals of the lord, essentially tickets to heaven, which people...
Making Do

Making Do

    Today’s episode is brought to you by our amazing supporters at patreon.com/yourbrainonfacts and by the Your Brain On Facts book, available for pre-order now at ybof.com/book, chock full of articles that have never and will never be included in the...
Food, Dubious Food

Food, Dubious Food

Vocal Fries podcast In 2011, an Alabama law firm sued fast food chain Taco Bell for dishonest business practices, claiming Taco Bell’s seasoned beef filling couldn’t be called beef under USDA standards because they had it tested and it only contained 35%...
Around the World in 80 Birthdays

Around the World in 80 Birthdays

If you walk up to a random person on the street and ask their birthday, there’s only a 1:365 chance that they have the same birthday as you, about .27%.  If you ask nineteen more random people, your odds improve, but only just. You’re still not up to even a 5% chance....
To Your Health (Spa)

To Your Health (Spa)

Health and wellness are always a concern, especially lately with news of the novel corona virus coming at us from all sides.  There are ways to help your body stay in peak condition. Perk up your colon with a coffee enema, balance your energies into the ideal...